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L I F E I N and A R O U N D P R I N C E T O N

Fall/Winter 2018

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Fall/Winter 2018

TABLE of CONTENTS FEATURES — 7 Our Towns With four offices in three counties and hundreds of listings, Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty has an unparalleled passion for real estate.

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AT YOUR SERVICE — 37 How to Buy at Auction An auction is the simplest and most trusted way to buy art—and at Sotheby’s, it’s never been easier.

Illustration by David Sankey

40 Sotheby’s This Season Highlights from this season’s calendar of Sotheby’s auctions and exhibitions around the world.

20 A Little Green Goes a Long Way With her distinctive brand of hands-on sustainable architecture, Kirsten Thoft is leading the green design pack in Princeton and improving form and function one thoughtful space at a time. By Jennifer P. Henderson Photographs by Dan Komoda

DEPARTMENTS — 9 Scene & Heard

42 Significant Sales Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty celebrates some of its most noteworthy sales from the first nine months of 2018.

From galas and gatherings to fundraisers and fêtes, we venture inside some of the area’s most fabulous parties this season—and offer a lineup of what’s next on our social agenda.

13 The A-List Our picks for the who, what, and where we’re loving in and around Princeton right now. By Christina Henderson and Rae Padulo

38 Behind the Auction

By Rae Padulo

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26 All the Colors of the Rainbow No longer considered vandalism, street art is appreciated as a catalyst, opportunity-maker, and healer. Artist Leon Rainbow and a group of talented peers are leading the charge in Trenton to beautify the city and beyond.

32 In Conversation: Fran Lebowitz

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Sotheby’s International Realty Property Gallery Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty presents its latest collection of the Princeton area’s finest real estate offerings.

71 Our Agents With state-of-the-art technology and an individualized approach, Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty offers some of the most extraordinary agents in the business.

By Rae Padulo Photographs by Dan Komoda

Humorist and social critic Fran Lebowitz has a lot to say and isn’t afraid to speak her mind with a trademark wit that keeps us hanging on her every spoken (and written) word.

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80 Love Where You Live Jon Lambert, the owner of the nationally acclaimed indie record shop Princeton Record Exchange, shares his passion for music one vinyl at a time in the town he calls “home.”

79 Around the World: Boston The Sotheby’s International Realty network provides access to luxury real estate and homes for sale worldwide. This month, we head to Beantown for a closer look at the booming market in Massachusetts’s capital city.

Photograph by Brigitte Lacombe (Fran Lebowitz).

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On track to have its strongest year yet, Sotheby’s Wine is growing in leaps and bounds, offering of-the-moment services and one-of-a-kind auctions to wine and spirit collectors worldwide.


Luxury is an experience, not a price point.

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Editor in Chief J E N N I F E R P. H E N D E R S O N Chief Marketing Officer L AU R E L C EC I L A Production Director T H O M A S B R A B E N EC Public Relations and Social Media Director C H R I ST I N A M. H E N D E R S O N Managing Editor R A E PA D U LO Design Director S A R A O RO F I N O Contributing Photographers DA N KO M O DA J E SS B L AC K W E L L DAV I D DA L E S S C OT T F R E D E R I C K RO B E RT M A N E L L A E R I C TAY LO R ST E V E N WA S KO W Contributors DA N A L EO N E T T I M A RT H A M O S E L E Y BR AD FITZGER ALD A N D R E A H AW K DAV I D S A N K E Y

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n behalf of everyone involved with the production of this magazine, let me say that we continue to be so grateful for its great reception. We genuinely appreciate the feedback (most has been positive) of all types as we strive to fill a media void in and around the Greater Princeton area. We’ve stayed fast to our mission: trying to reveal what elevates the quality of life in our towns and why we all love living here so much. We’ve also tried not to make this a magazine about selling real estate, which in the end, we realize, is what we do. That said, this is the first issue in which these two tenets will converge and only in this letter, as I believe, uniquely so this year, economics (namely, taxes) have become a big story for all of us and our quality of life. There is no disputing that the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act handed New Jersey at least a near-term economic blow—in its current form, the plan will expire in a little more than seven years—specifically in the limit of SALT (State and Local Taxes) deductions being capped at $10,000 per year. In doing so, residents in high-tax states (New Jersey among the very highest) have lost a primary benefit of homeownership, which is the tax deductibility of property taxes, and when combined with the loss of the State Income Tax deduction, we find ourselves in an economic pickle. Well, I am here to tell you that it’s not quite as bad as people currently fear and I believe there are reasons to be optimistic as we approach 2019. First, the real-estate market has responded differently in each municipality. To be clear, Princeton has softened in terms of the number of contracts, down versus a year earlier for the first time in six years and inventory is also down, which accounts for some of this year’s statistics. And yet in Montgomery Township, the number of contracts saw an impressive increase. There have been questions about the high-end market as well, and yes (as

reflected in the Multiple Listing Service, or M.L.S.), there have been only eight deals so far this year above $2 million in Mercer County (versus 21 a year ago). However, the marketplace evolves in such adverse times and we have been involved in six deals (with two pending) above the $2 million mark on properties that were not formally listed. The reason for the generally softer year is that, as a marketplace, we rely more than ever on local discretionary buyers as our lifeblood; indeed, 76% of the buyers that came through our Princeton office last year were “local” versus 67% in 2016. And this very fact allows everyone to sit on the fence this year and see what transpires. In 2019, I believe that many of these same people will return to the market as life goes on. While this year may have the effect of recalibrating some price valuations, in the face of rising interest rates, that fact can entice buyers back to the table, which is another positive. We’ve already had some pleasant activity in the fall market that supports this cautious optimism. All of this, however, is a much too scientific look into why our area, unlike many others, is so extraordinary—and why we all get to enjoy the remarkable lives we live in and around town. We hope you look through this latest issue, our fourth, and are reminded of just that: The stories you’ll find in the pages are ones of setting goals, reaching dreams, and contributing to the greater good in the process (“A Little Green Goes a Long Way”); of creating beauty and giving color to the places that need it most (“All the Colors of the Rainbow”); and of using words not only to illuminate but to just make us all laugh out loud (“In Conversation: Fran Lebowitz”). So, when it comes to actual living, raising families, working, dining, enjoying recreational pursuits, attending lectures, practicing philanthropy, and all of the other critical details of a life well lived, it’s not always about dollars and cents. And we believe that is the true “bricks and mortar” of Princeton.

Best regards,

Judson Henderson Broker Associate ON THE COVER:

Environmentally sustainable residential and commercial architect Kirsten Thoft on the site of her latest project: The Social Profit Center at Mill One, a 240,000-square-foot historic former textile factory located in Hamilton. Photograph by Dan Komoda —

Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty CallawayHenderson.com To read the interview, see page 20.

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“A C O N C E RT U N D E R T H E S TA R S ” AT U P D I K E FA R M — We consider the Historical Society of Princeton’s “Concert Under the Stars” the official kickoff to summer: The boots-and-blue-jeans affair is always a community favorite, as the season feels like it finally begins under the exquisite open sky at Updike Farm, the home of H.S.P. and the historic setting for this year’s event. Held on Saturday, June 9, the concert event was headlined by CMT Top 10 artist Chas Collins, who came straight from Nashville to perform on the mainstage. Guests reveled in Collins’s signature vocals and high-energy stage show, along with down-home, divine eats from Princeton’s Jammin’ Crêpes (of Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives fame). Inspired by the entrepreneurial spirit of the residents of Princeton and the important legacy of the town—and thanks to this annual event—the H.S.P. is able to continue to develop signature programs of learning and discovery to connect the lessons of the past to the issues that inform our future.

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P I N OT TO P I C A SS O : V I N Y L & V E LV E T — It’s been a fabulous 50 years for the Arts Council of Princeton—and what better way to celebrate than with its highly anticipated annual art party, Pinot to Picasso. On Friday, May 18, at the Technology Center of Princeton, the A.C.P.’s “Vinyl & Velvet” event attracted a crowd dressed in their best retro-inspired fashion for a journey back to the eclectic urban art and music scene of 1968—a time that had a profound impact on the culture in our country and also marked the inception of the Arts Council of Princeton. The organization’s signature art and wine fundraiser allowed guests to participate in a “tombola,” an Italian-style lottery where ticket holders won an original work of art of their choosing, generously donated by talented local artists. A groovy time was had by all, and funds raised went to support the Community Arts initiatives and the Arts Council of Princeton’s Artist-in-Residence Program.

Hearts and wings were both aflutter on Saturday, August 4, when the Watershed Institute hosted its largest annual educational event, the Watershed Butterfly Festival. Focused on the importance of maintaining the delicate balance between humans and the natural world, the family friendly day of fun attracts more than 3,000 visitors from around the area. Festival-goers toured exhibits including the famed insect zoo and the Kate Gorrie Butterfly House, and also enjoyed live music, hayrides, nature walks, and the popular Butterfly and Bug Parade. The Watershed Reserve was jam-packed with alpacas, kittens, turtles, and even some hissing cockroaches. Attendees were invited to cool off in the misting tent with some refreshing Kona Ice, while the over-21 set kicked back in the beer garden with refreshments provided by Riverhorse Brewing Co. and Jersey Cider Works. An enjoyable and enlightening day was had by all as guests experienced firsthand the ways in which the Watershed is fulfilling its mission to protect the environment and keep our water clean.

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SCENE & HEARD THE “PUT TIN’ ON THE GLITZ” RED CARPET GAL A — It was a glamorous, Old Hollywood kind of night at Jasna Polana when the Princeton Symphony Orchestra hosted its annual gala on Saturday, April 14. The PSO rolled out the red carpet for nearly 200 guests who stepped out to enjoy cocktails and dinner in the club’s starlit private dining room. Loren Allred—the voice behind the character of the legendary opera singer Jenny Lind in the Oscar-nominated film The Greatest Showman—performed the song “Never Enough” from the movie’s platinum-selling soundtrack. Allred’s soaring vocals set the stage for a rousing live auction that featured V.I.P. tickets to Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & II and an English countryside retreat, among others. The evening’s attendees helped support the PSO’s artistic and PSO Bravo! educational programs, and particularly its commitment to bring the orchestra into the Trenton public schools.

The stars were aligned on Saturday, April 28, for McCarter Theatre’s annual Spring Gala and Benefit Concert. This year’s featured performer was none other than Broadway legend Audra McDonald, who, over the course of her career, has received a record-breaking six Tony Awards, two Grammy Awards, an Emmy, a coveted spot on Time magazine’s list of 100 most influential people, and is a 2015 National Medal of Arts recipient. The night began with an elegant cocktail reception in a beautiful tent situated on McCarter’s back lawn, followed by McDonald’s thrilling live performance in the Matthews Theatre. After the concert, guests headed back to the tent for dinner and a live auction, and a spectacular after-party with live entertainment and dancing. Under Emily Mann’s incomparable artistic direction and with special programming director Bill Lockwood’s skill for securing both established and emerging talent, 2017–2018 was another spectacular season for the theater, and guests of what is McCarter’s largest fundraiser of the year helped to support McCarter’s many artistic and educational missions in Princeton and beyond.

50 YEARS OF TRINITY C O U N S E L I N G S E RV I C E — Beautifully turned out in their black-tie best, Trinity Counseling Service and its invited guests came together on Saturday, September 22, for an elegant evening to celebrate the organization’s golden anniversary. Honoring and thanking those individuals who have led and supported this vibrant organization so successfully for 50 years, the fabulous festivities included music, dancing, and a live auction jam-packed with extraordinary items like a Bermuda golfers’ dream getaway, an Evening with Patrick and Amy Kennedy at the Boston Pops in Hyannis, Massachusetts—even a year of coveted parking in downtown Princeton. The sparkling gala not only reflected upon TCS’s legacy, but also mapped out the organization’s future, which includes a “forever home,” and continued tending to the mental-health needs of the greater Princeton community with its cornerstone initiatives of childhood intervention, the bereavement and caregiver’s program, and community outreach, prevention, and enrichment.

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Photographs by Historical Society of Princeton, The Watershed Institute (Hopewell Butterfly Festival), Arts Council of Princeton (Pinot to Picasso), Rebecca Nowalski (Princeton Symphony Orchestra), Frank Wojciechowski (McCarter Theatre), Trinity Counseling Service.

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SCENE & HEARD CALENDAR OF EVENTS From fundraising fêtes and fun-runs to stage debuts and fall screenings, here is a smattering of the events and happenings to come in and around Princeton this season.

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D&R Greenway 2018 Masquerade Ball Deer Run Farm, Pennington

Winter Bird Walk The Watershed Institute, Pennington

Cookbook Book Club Hopewell Public Library, Hopewell

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MARCH 26

CASA’s Stand Up for a Child Night of Comedy The Merion, Cinnaminson

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Presents Handel’s Messiah Richardson Auditorium at Princeton University, Princeton

The Seward Johnson Atelier Tour Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton

NOVEMBER 3

Princeton Public Library’s 2018 “Beyond Words” Benefit Featuring Fran Lebowitz The Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton

DECEMBER 21–23

American Repertory Ballet’s Nutcracker State Theatre New Jersey, New Brunswick

NOVEMBER 23

Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony Palmer Square, Princeton

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“Simply Meditate” Meditation Class Menlha Kadampa Buddhist Center, Lambertville

DECEMBER 1

“Evening with the Curator” Washington Crossing Historic Park, Washington Crossing

MARCH 28–APRIL 13

The 10th ArtJam Art Show to Benefit Homefront’s ArtSpace Hulfish Street, Princeton

“An Evening with David Sedaris” McCarter Theatre, Princeton APRIL 8–14

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National Theatre Live’s The Madness of George III Princeton Garden Theatre, Princeton

Princeton Environmental Film Festival 2019 The Princeton Garden Theatre, Princeton; Hopewell Theater, Hopewell

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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens McCarter Theatre Center, Princeton

Reduced Shakespeare Company’s The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) [Revised] Bucks County Playhouse, New Hope

Communiversity Downtown Princeton

DECEMBER 8

Chris Harford and Band of Changes Hopewell Theater, Hopewell

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Princeton Symphony Orchestra Presents Beethoven’s 5th Symphony Richardson Auditorium, Princeton University

JUNE 8

“Concert Under the Stars” Historical Society of Princeton at Updike Farm, Princeton

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who C A R A B RO W N There’s no mistaking a Cara Brown–created necklace—they are big, bold, and beautiful—so it’s no surprise that the Hopewell Township–based designer (by way of Texas) is taking the jewelry world by storm. Brown’s early success, built with good old-fashioned world-of-mouth, evolved into pop-ups and trunk shows, and now her necklaces are sold around the country, at high-end retailers such as Barneys New York and Saks Fifth Avenue, and bespoke boutiques like Princeton’s Zoë and SPACE on Nantucket, Massachusetts. After one of Brown’s pieces was featured in the fall fashion issue of Harper’s Bazaar magazine, we knew we had to get the inside scoop on these sublime creations directly from their stylish source. On her early design days: “I graduated from Vanderbilt University with a degree in Human and Organizational Development, and almost immediately strayed from my major. A friend and I began making Christmas ornaments out of antique jewelry and vintage beads, and we loved the process of scouring stores, thrift shops, and estate sales. The jeweled Christmas balls found their way into local boutiques in Fort Worth, Texas, and were eventually distributed by Neiman Marcus.” On the birth of her brand: “In 2016, during a day of fall cleaning in my home, I was sorting through a box of old jewelry. I thought I could make necklaces and incorporate some of the ideas I had learned from my parents: antiques repurposed, giving people a story, making something old into something current and ageless. I made a few necklaces for myself and people started buying them literally off of my neck—in the nail salon, on airplanes, out of the back of my car at the gym. Each of these instances encouraged me to take the next step.” On her eponymous line: “Cara Brown Designs is made up of two lines: Found Object and Horse Brass. Every necklace is one-of-a-kind and hand-knotted with semiprecious stones and vintage beads. The Found Object necklaces are just that: I-know-it-when-I-see-it pieces ranging from antique belt buckles to old brooches to classic-era pendants. The Horse Brass necklaces are made with original horse brasses once used to decorate the leather bridles of English working horses in the late 1800s. To take objects that are more than 150 years old and give them new life, a new look, and a new story is inspiring to me. I handwrite my tags and give each client the origin of the piece that they’ve acquired.” On living in Hopewell: “[When we moved to] New Jersey, my family fell in love with Hopewell Township and an 18th-century farmhouse in particular—a feast for my insatiable appetite for old things. Fifteen years later, we love that we’ve raised our children in an area that is steeped in the trials and victories that made up the early history of our country. We love experiencing the culture of a small town while having easy access to N.Y.C. and Philadelphia. We love the landscape, the bounty we enjoy from being part of a community farm, and the local restaurants that were farm-to-table before it became a ‘thing.’ There are few places in the country that bring together the sophistication and access of the most avant-garde cities in the world with the ‘main street’ feel from another era. We feel like we are in on a secret by getting to live here.” Learn more about Cara’s one-of-a-kind designs, and where to purchase them, at carabrowndesigns.com.

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where W H O ’ S Y O U R PAT T Y ? M O N T G O M E RY ’ S B E S T B U R G E R S Montgomery’s brioche rolls runneth over with some of the area’s best hamburgers, so we took it upon ourselves to do our own field research (read: what we now call a “burger crawl”). The delicious result: Whether you like your burger with Gruyère, foie gras, or good old pork roll, these area eateries have got you (and your taste buds) covered.

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With a previous life as a general store, the century-old Blawenburg Café has been reinvented by owner and executive chef Rodney Mitchell to become a modern, community favorite, offering both an innovative café menu and farm-to-table catering services. With fresh flowers in blue glass, benches built of reclaimed oak, and walls filled with local art for sale, farmhouse charm meets café chic—the perfect backdrop to the eatery’s local and sustainable approach to ingredients, preparation, and presentation. A broad breakfast and

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lunch menu includes the popular Blawenburger (of course), which is worth the trip all by itself: Grass-fed beef from Hopewell’s Beechtree Farm is the juicy foundation for red-onion marmalade, nutty Gruyère cheese, and smoky roasted tomato on a toasted English muffin spread with garlic aioli. A very worthy side: chimichurri fries that are thin, crispy, and so very addictive with their Parmesan-herb sprinkle. Blawenburg Café, 391 County Road 518, Blawenburg; blawenburgcafe.com.


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fine dining meets relaxed hangout

ONE 53

The brainchild of the same culinary talent that owns Lucy’s Kitchen & Market, Princeton’s beloved Italian takeout joint, One 53 strikes the sweet spot between elevated dining and laid-back atmosphere, becoming a favorite among well-heeled locals. One 53 delivers beautifully crafted cocktails (think house-infused spirits and fresh fruit juices,) plus seasonal menu changes, and a bustling metropolitan vibe. Paired with double-poached hand-cut fries and seasonal greens, their chargrilled burgers are consistently mouthwatering, but it’s the Rossini Burger that is truly decadent and darkly delicious. Kobe beef and seared foie gras are the stars of the show, as black truffle cheese and Madeira-soaked mushrooms add a luxurious earthiness. As if that weren’t enough, it’s all layered on a toasted brioche roll spread with truffle mayo. That’s right: truffle mayo. Still have room? Let’s just say there’s a reason that the grilled poundcake ice cream sandwich has been on the menu as long as it has. One 53, 153 Washington Street, Rocky Hill; one53nj.com.

the award-winning gastropub

Photographs by Benoit Cortet (Cara Brown), Halkin Mason Photography (Blawenburg Café), Joseph McLaughlin (One 53), Bruce Blomgren (Rocky Hill Inn), and Cory Wingerter (Tiger’s Tale).

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The Rocky Hill Inn just might be our own backyard burger rockstar. This always-busy, New York Times–reviewed 1700s inn has thrived under the direction of chef-proprietor Evan Blomgren, and the management gifts of his wife, Maria. Classically trained at the esteemed French Culinary Institute and with stints at the area’s finest restaurants, Blomgren is not only talented, but wildly inventive, bringing his bright-eyed creativity to a menu stacked with updated versions of traditional pub favorites, including a vast and creative burger menu that keeps them coming in droves. Faves include the Royale, an aristocratic version of the Big Mac, and the Fried Green Tomato Burger, whose bacon jam, goat cheese, and ridiculously juicy patty infused with short rib and bacon was featured by celebrity chef Guy Fieri on Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins, and Dives. Choose from a trio of Disco Fries, like the pork belly version, which takes the humble swine and potato to new heights with fontina, banana peppers, and the perfect acidic splash of malt vinaigrette. Decor with a hometown feel and an everchanging selection of craft beer on draft dry the ink on the Inn’s love letters from grateful customers. The Rocky Hill Inn, 137 Washington Street, Rocky Hill; rockyhilltavern.com.

the mainstay

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Serving up “good food, cold beer, and warm memories” for more than 30 years, The Tiger’s Tale, like a favorite college sweatshirt, always fits—be it business lunch, casual drink, or family dinner. Daily blackboard specials and an encyclopedic menu offer something for everyone, but it’s the famous Tiger’s Tale burgers that are truly crowd-pleasing. The Jersey Burger is a favorite, cooked to juicy perfection on a seasoned grill, and topped with a thick slice of Trenton pork roll and American cheese. Cole slaw, pickles, and chips are the standard accompaniments, but you might want to bury the needle with the Ultimate Fries, smothered within an inch of their lives by bacon bits, three cheeses, and a side of ranch dressing. Add in a boisterous atmosphere, friendly service, and a very busy weekend bar featuring a good beer selection, and it’s easy to see why this popular place has gone the distance. The Tiger’s Tale, 1290 Route 206, Montgomery; tigerstalenj.com.

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what BUNNY MELLON’S PRINCETON What is it about fall—the cozy-sweater chill, the smell of freshly lit fireplaces in the air, the crackling of fallen leaves underfoot—that makes us want to stock our bedside tables with new books? At the top of our reading list this season is the New York Times best-selling biography Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend. Mellon was a gifted gardener and horticulturist, a generous philanthropist, a legendary tastemaker, and an avid art collector, but it’s her early life in Princeton that really has us hooked—and, based on author Meryl Gordon’s research into the doyenne’s personal history, it also had the greatest impact on Mellon’s life, leading to what many consider her crowning achievement: the redesign of the White House Rose Garden. “In 2011, I was asked by Newsweek magazine to write a story about Bunny Mellon, who was long known for being press-shy,” Gordon says. “And much to my amazement, she [agreed to speak] with me. She was about to turn 101, but had extraordinary recall. I spoke to her three times on the phone and began work on the biography after she died, with the encouragement of her grandsons and son. I interviewed more than 175 people, [and] read thousands of letters, journals, and essays she wrote when she had contemplated writing her own autobiography, which she never finished.” Born Rachel Lowe Lambert to Rachel and Gerard Lambert, in 1910 (and nicknamed “Bunny” by her nanny, a moniker that stuck throughout her long life), Mellon lived at her parents’ 400-acre Princeton estate, Albemarle, and attended Miss Fine’s School, now Princeton Day School. Then located at 19 Lambert Drive (formerly known as Province Line Road), Albemarle was most recently home to the American Boychoir School and is now the site of the Princeton International School of Mathematics and Science. “She loved her parents’ estate and loved the small-town feeling and intellectual life in Princeton,” Gordon says.

With her solid Princeton roots, Mellon blossomed into one of the world’s least-public cultural icons as she enjoyed lifelong friendships with notables such as Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, and couture designers Hubert de Givenchy and Cristóbal Balenciaga, among many others. Her greatest legacy was forged when then-president John F. Kennedy visited Mellon at her Cape Cod home, and made a personal request for her to redesign the White House Rose Garden. This now-historic locale is used to greet visiting dignitaries and deliver public statements, and has provided presidents with an intimate spot for private contemplation. Mellon’s legacy also lives on at the National Gallery of Art, in Washington, D.C., where she and Paul Mellon donated hundreds of works of art from their collection. In 2014, Sotheby’s held the auction of the decade: The Collection of Mrs. Paul Mellon, which included more than 2,000 of Mellon’s personal possessions. In 2017, Sotheby’s was honored with the opportunity to present the fine art Mellon had acquired over her lifetime, including seminal works by Claude Monet, Winslow Homer, and Camille Pissarro. “I was fascinated by her life experiences both as a style legend and witness to American history. Bunny was a very resilient woman,” Gordon says. “She faced many family tragedies, and yet she always found a way to keep going. I found her attitude inspiring.” Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend, by Meryl Gordon, can be purchased wherever books are sold. For more information, visit merylgordon.com.

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Photographs by Harry Benson/Contour by Getty Images and Nina Subin (Bunny Mellon), Princeton Nursery School, The Nassau Inn/Yankee Doodle Tap Room.

Her husband of 50 years, Paul Mellon, said his wife was obsessed with the study of horticulture at a very young age, after her father hired the famous Olmsted Brothers to install a new garden at Albemarle. “Bunny said her formative education on landscape architecture came from following them around,” Gordon says. “She looked at where they planted trees and how they shaped the vistas.” The landscape-design firm of Frederick Law Olmsted (and later his sons, Frederick Jr. and John) was the genius behind New York’s Central Park, the U.S. Capitol, the Lawrenceville School campus, and other Princetonarea estates. “Despite her enormous wealth, Bunny took tremendous joy in nature and the simple pleasures of life,” Gordon adds. “She wrote wonderful letters to family and friends describing seeing the deer at dusk, the dew in the morning, or the glory of a snowstorm.”


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where SO MUCH MORE THAN A PRESCHOOL Preschoolers can be as different as snowflakes: the twirling ballerinas and the still-napping, the hungry readers and the budding scientists, the silly and the shy, but while the joy and creativity of young children are the same, often their needs are not. Since 1929, Princeton Nursery School has provided more than just a safe and healthy learning environment and quality preschool program offering an entire support system for local children and their families. Nestled on Leigh Avenue, the school’s friendly yellow building welcomes area children with open arms, a multicultural environment, and affordable, high-quality education and childcare for the children of working parents. Scholarships are provided to more than 90 percent of students—children from low-income, working families (nearly 89 percent are within federal poverty levels). Wraparound support services include health and wellness, plus a very important hunger-prevention program that consists of two meals and snack per day, food sent home on weekends, and a free, in-house “farmers’ market” from which families may “shop.” Vital to the health of the children is the condition of the school’s 100-plus-year-old building whose ongoing capital needs include a new roof, HVAC system, and playground refurbishment—all the current focus of fundraising efforts. “It takes a village” could not be truer at PNS, for even the tireless and often Herculean efforts of the school’s beloved teachers and director Rosanda Wong are not enough on their own. Helping the cause is an entire community, made of a working board, community volunteers, helping parents, and local partnerships that include the Princeton Public Library, Mercer Street Friends Food Bank, and the Arts Council of Princeton. The school is a safe, healthy learning environment filled with warmth and joy, and on any given day, laughter fills the halls. Stars, Sky, and Sun are the names of the classrooms, perhaps inspiration for children to aim for the heavens. Princeton Nursery School, 78 Leigh Avenue, Princeton; princetonnurseryschool.org.

why ON (AND OFF) T H E TA P R O O M WA L L The writing’s (literally) on the wall at the Yankee Doodle Tap Room in the heart of Princeton’s Palmer Square. This bustling English-style pub and tavern is simply loaded with local lore, including the sometimes-notable names carved into its oak tables (Dr. Einstein, paging Dr. Einstein). A welcome spot for “town and gown” alike, The Tap Room has long been home to historic memorabilia and local photography. However, the Princeton University connection was truly solidified in 1992 when the then–general manager of the hotel, Mark Flaherty, officially began the “Class Photo Wall” showcasing Princeton’s most-bold-faced alumni. This remarkable display celebrates the contributions and achievements of notable University grads, including Jimmy Stewart (1932), New Jersey Governor Tom Kean (1957), U.S. Senator Bill Bradley (1965), Michelle Obama (1985), and Brooke Shields (1987). Over the years, The Tap Room has worked with the University to select alumni to honor on the wall, and with the most recent update, the number of photographs has doubled. (Fun fact: Alumni featured on the wall are often guests at the hotel, and many add a personal touch to their photos with an autograph.) The Tap Room’s reverence for history is fitting, considering that along with the original site, the tavern has greeted guests since 1756 with the inscription:“Rest Traveller, Rest, and Banish Thoughts of Care; Drink to Thy Friends and Recommend Them Here.” But wait, there’s more: After perusing the Who’s Who of Princeton, don’t miss the 13-foot mural of Yankee Doodle by Norman Rockwell (yes, that Norman Rockwell) presiding over the bar that is home to the 19 craft beers on tap and an excellent wine list. The Yankee Doodle Tap Room, 10 Palmer Square East, Princeton; nassauinn.com/dining.

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Trying to honor her young son’s birthday request while cringing at the thought of a horde of sticky kindergarteners, Jennifer Carson came up with the brilliant idea of baking cupcake-size apple pies for the class treat. Their diminutive size still offered up big fruit flavor and plenty of flaky crust, but without the commitment of a full-size pie, and thus, the “Lillipie” was born. With a degree from the International Culinary Institute under her belt, Carson began baking for Small World Coffee and became a popular stop at farmers’ markets, building a faithful following that now visits her at Lillipies Bakery, her bricks-and-mortar shop at the Princeton Shopping Center. Lillipies celebrates seasonality, the bounty of local farms, and fresh N.J. flavors with the titular delicious little pies, artisanal breads and pastries, and a constantly changing menu—food that has won Carson a very impressive 2018 Garden State Culinary Award for Pastry Chef/Baker. She takes it all in stride, continuing to get up before the sun to bake one small, delectable batch at a time. Her first pie: “Growing up, cooking and baking with family was a rite of passage. When I was five years old, I was allowed to sit alongside my mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother while they made apple pie. While playing with buttery scraps of dough, I asked my mother if I could make my own pie. Though it baked into a hockey puck because of all the playing I did with it, we still served it with a scoop of ice cream. I could tell they were proud of me, and I was proud to become one of ‘the ladies.’”

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Her food P.O.V.: “We source from many farmers we’ve worked alongside at local farmers’ markets over the years. Not only do we get the best fruits, vegetables, eggs, and meats available, but it also feels good to support our local farmers who are caring for their land, crops, and animals in such careful and thoughtful ways. Some of our local favorites: Lima Family Farm, for eggs and pork roll; Abe’s Acres Farm, for seasonal veggies; Griggstown Farm’s turkey for our house-made turkey sausage patties; and Terhune Orchards fruit for our pies. And don’t forget Tico’s juices, Small World coffee, and Bent Spoon ice cream!” Her work ethic: “I used to wake up at 3 a.m. every day, but now, thankfully, I only do that on the weekends. It’s early, but I love what I do, so it feels good. When I do feel tired, I remember how hard my grandfather used to work at his butcher shop in Newark. Every morning without complaint, he would get up early, work harder than anyone I’ve ever known, and come home late—but not so late that he couldn’t ask us kids about our day. Then he’d wake up and do it all over again.” Vanilla or chocolate? “Yes and yes!”

Lillipies Bakery, Princeton Shopping Center, 301 N. Harrison Street, Princeton; lillipies.com.

APPLE PIE WITH STREUSEL TOPPING “I love to bring a pie to a dinner party. It’s always appreciated, never feels fussy, and can be made with whatever fruit is in season and flavorful. Making this pie is not difficult; it just requires a number of steps.” —Jennifer Carson FO R T H E P I EC RU ST:

FOR THE APPLE FILLING:

FOR THE STREUSEL:

2 cups all-purpose flour ¼ cup granulated sugar ½ tsp. salt 2 sticks (1/2 lb.) unsalted butter, ice-cold and cubed (1/2-inch dice)

6 baking apples (Stayman, Granny Smith, or Golden Delicious)                                                        2 Tbsp. butter                                     ¼ cup granulated sugar 3–4 Tbsp. all-purpose flour Juice of half a lemon                                                                                                                    1 tsp. ground cinnamon                                                                                                                     ¼ tsp. ground nutmeg

½ cup all-purpose flour ½ tsp. cinnamon                                                                                                                       ½ tsp. ground nutmeg 4 Tbsp. butter, cubed ⅛ Tbsp. salt ½ cup brown sugar

• First, prepare your pie dough. In a food processor, pulse the flour, sugar, salt, and butter. When butter pieces are the size of small peas, add 4–6 tablespoons of ice-cold water. Pulse until combined. Shape dough into a disk, wrap in plastic, and chill for at least 30 minutes.

• Back to the piecrust: On a well-floured surface, roll out the pie dough into a round, about ⅛-inch thick. Lay the pie dough into an ungreased 8- or 9-inch pie pan. Tuck the edges under and crimp as needed. Chill the pie shell until ready to bake. • For the streusel topping, pulse all of the streusel ingredients until combined. Keep the streusel topping chilled until ready to use. • Finally, preheat your oven to 400°F. “Blind-bake” your pie shell: Line the prepared piecrust with parchment. Fill the cavity with dried beans, uncooked rice, or pie weights. Bake 15 minutes. Remove the parchment and pie weights, and fill your pie shell with the partially cooked apple filling. Top with streusel. (Squeeze the crumbly streusel into clumps if possible; clumps are delicious!) Place the pie back into the oven for another 30–35 minutes, or until the crust and streusel have browned, and the filling is bubbling. Enjoy!

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Photograph by Chiara Goldenstern.

• Now, for the apple filling: Peel, core, and dice apples, then add to a large sauté pan with the butter, sugar, all-purpose flour, lemon, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Cook just until the butter is melted. Take the apples off the heat and allow mixture to cool completely before filling and topping the pie.


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A LITTLE GREEN GOES a LONG WAY W I T H H E R D I ST I N C T I V E B R A N D O F H A N D S- O N SU STA I N A B L E A RC H I T EC T U R E, K I R ST E N T H O F T I S L E A D I N G T H E G R E E N D E S I G N PAC K I N P R I N C E TO N A N D I M P ROV I N G FO R M A N D F U N C T I O N O N E T H O U G H T F U L S PAC E AT A T I M E by Jennifer P. Henderson photographs by Dan Komoda

In the front hallway of architect Kirsten Thoft’s Linden Lane home sits an oversize purple suitcase. Bursting slightly at the seams, the thing is covered in a layer of dust from a recent journey: Thoft’s husband, Ted, has just returned from Burning Man, a temporary city that draws tens of thousands of people to the middle of nowhere (i.e., Nevada’s Black Rock Desert). Legendary for its fantastical art, mind-boggling structures, and outlandishly attired attendees, the event sounds like it’s exactly the kind of crazy-cool a creator like Thoft would relish. “Looks kind of uncomfortable and seems like a lot of work,” she says with a laugh. No stranger to rolling-up-hersleeves hard work herself, Thoft prefers her adventures experienced without a dust mask and protective goggles (unless she’s on a job site) and in a city, any city, where she can happily wander—with or without a road map, guidebook, or any sort of plan. “When we travel, I take Ted on what he jokingly calls ‘architectural death marches.’ It’s a theme in our vacations: We go to cities because I just like to walk for hours and hours and hours, sometimes with a destination, sometimes not,” she says. “But really I don’t need to go anywhere. I love having a house where I feel like I’m on vacation. I like coming home because I really like my house.”

Left: Kirsten Thoft photographed at her Linden Lane home, on the raw-steel staircase she custom designed. “Your first idea is not your best idea. You need to keep iterating. I think that’s really good advice.”

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Her “house” is what many consider her architectural calling card: the LEED-certified (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) home she built from the ground up in Princeton’s tree-street neighborhood and is the first in town to receive such a distinction. It’s also the truest expression of Thoft’s architectural aesthetic, a declaration that good, solid design doesn’t need to be grand to make an impression. She’s never been interested in, say, reimagining the Eiffel Tower (“It’s an icon for a reason”) or Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs (“It’s a statement”). Thoft has cultivated this aesthetic since her undergrad and graduate days studying design and architecture, and it’s one that garners her positive feedback from residents and town officials alike. Her architectural skill is just as much painstakingly learned as it is canny intuition—although it’s worth noting she wasn’t always convinced this was her calling until about, oh, five years ago. “My whole career, I’ve struggled with the idea of not being an architect with a capital A,” Thoft says. “I think I’m a little less ego-driven. I do have a vision. I do have an aesthetic, but it’s a little quieter. I’m very interested in making things that fit in, as opposed to standing out.”

“I do have a vision. I do have an aesthetic, but I think it’s a little quieter.”

Thoft was raised in the waterside town of Marblehead, Massachusetts, and from an early age loved all disciplines of design: In middle school, she was the only girl in woodshop, in her spare time building the woodworking projects from her parents’ copies of Better Homes and Gardens. She sewed, and sewed well, once working on a line with a Philadelphia-based brand. She met her husband, Ted Nadeau, in her junior year of high school, and after graduation, Thoft went off to University of Pennsylvania and Nadeau headed to Princeton. She felt college was a time to “get serious,” which for her meant moving on from art and shop, and declaring a pre-med major. But by the end of her freshman year, she realized she was missing the art in her life, and discovered Penn’s selective Design of the Environment major. She spent the whole of her sophomore year drawing everything from buildings to nudes before she was officially accepted into the program. Yet she still wasn’t convinced architecture was for her. So when she was making her postgrad plans, she bucked the trend of working for an architect and instead took a gig with a model-making company.

“The contracts this company had were mostly with the Department of Defense and nuclear power companies,” she says. “I worked on the rotor blades for a model of the Osprey V-22 vertical takeoff helicopter. I was like, ‘This is not for me.’ I was there for two weeks.” She spent the next couple of years with a former professor’s firm, contentedly working on residential projects in historic districts likes those on the island of Nantucket, Massachusetts, and along Philadelphia’s Main Line. And then her father offered to underwrite a graduate degree in architecture if she would finally, please, commit to a direction for her future. Her response: “Well, it is referred to as the mother of all arts. I guess I can still have an architecture degree and do something else.” That nudge proved to be critical because grad school was where Thoft would connect with the kind of architecture that has become her hallmark: housing and sustainable design. “At the time, sustainability was not on too many people’s radars— it was too sciency, not artsy enough,” she says. “I was interested in

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green, in housing, in prefab and modular stuff … the things I most enjoy doing now, because it feels so small-scale and personal.” While working on her graduate degree, she decided to make the move to Princeton for the summer, to live with Nadeau who she’d been seriously dating. “When I first moved here 26 years ago, nothing was open past 9 p.m. There were no restaurants worth going to. There was Mike’s Tavern and The Ivy, but I was used to going to dance clubs and diners that were open all night long,” she says with a laugh. “It’s changed a lot.” Despite the lackluster social scene, Thoft’s location change was fortuitous: She began working with the renowned American architect and Princeton University professor Michael Graves. There, she dug into big-idea design and development for projects including an exhibition of the treasures of the Vatican for the Library of Congress, and tableware for Walt Disney World’s Swan and Dolphin Resort. Creatively, she was having a blast, but she realized how little she knew about the nuts and the bolts of what she was conjuring up. She moved on to a job at the Princeton-based firm Studio Hillier, where she remained for the next few years. It was only after she became pregnant with her first child, her daughter Zoë, that she decided it was time to get back into design. She officially opened her own shop in 1998, and as her family expanded to include daughter Ella and son Escher, so did her business. Twenty years and countless builds later, Thoft has a roster of clients and projects to her name. Some of her best-known work includes a circa-1905 Queen Anne– style multifamily building on Wiggins Street she sustainably renovated into four condos, earning a National Home Builders Green Building Standard “Emerald” rating (the highest you can get, by the way). There’s The Princeton Parklet, currently outside of Small World Coffee on Witherspoon Street, a collaborative effort between the Arts Council of Princeton and other builders and architects including Thoft, who transformed original sketches into detailed drawings and lent a hand in the construction, too.

“Everything I build is a public project because everybody sees it.”

Clockwise from top left: Thoft’s thoughtful streetscape: “This house fits really well with our life”; the architect’s record collection sits in the entertainment unit she designed using original wood from a garage on the property; a work space inside The Social Profit Center at Mill One; the impressive exterior of Mill One’s three connected buildings; Thoft’s work boots which are “high up on my list of must-haves”; inside Mill One’s “sustainable urban village”; in the living room, the beams and subfloor of the second floor are exposed. “There’s something about actually expressing the way a home was built that is appealing. I’m not a fan of decoration for decoration’s sake.”

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K I R S T E N ’ S M U S T- H AV E S Her development projects—like the zero-energy-ready spec home on Valley Road, a house so efficiently built that its energy system offsets most of its consumption—are what she gets the biggest creative charge from and hopes will make up the future of her business. (She and her husband just purchased a second spec property on Valley Road.) “With development, I’m the architect, the owner, the developer, the contractor. I like the buck stopping here,” she says. “I spend a fair amount of time thinking if a house is going to fit in, how the color looks with the houses on either side, what people are going to think. Everything I build is a public project because everybody sees it.” Another recent undertaking is a commercial site called The Social Profit Center at Mill One, a historic former textile factory located in Hamilton. Commissioned by the Trenton-based nonprofit group Isles, Inc., the 240,000-square-foot space required a serious amount of elbow grease to clean up decades of water damage and dirt. Thoft will oversee a complete renovation of the neglected building, which encompasses everything from new stairs and an elevator, to completely updated mechanical systems, to all interior renovations such as bathrooms, finished office spaces, and a roof deck. The end goal is to create beautiful, affordable space for social-impact businesses, artists, and philanthropic organizations; in Thoft’s words, “it was a shell with nothing in it and it’s going to be a cool-looking, fully occupied building when we’re done.” And then there’s her beloved geothermalheated and -cooled, solar-paneled, U.S. Green Building Council–approved house at 45 Linden Lane, which allowed her to experiment with building techniques she’d never attempted before. Thoft and Nadeau purchased the house along with the next-door property, 43 Linden, which they renovated and eventually sold. Their home, however, is an entirely new build that Thoft designed to beautifully fit in with the rest of the neighborhood, finding her inspiration in intention: From the raw-steel staircase to the exposed ceiling beams, every detail has a purpose, and is a pure expression of the way it was built—embracing a sustainable aesthetic that suits Thoft’s design perspective and her family just fine. “I continually ask myself why I’m doing what I do, is this making me happy?” she says. “I want to have fun. I want to enjoy the people I work with. And I think the fact that I like what I do comes out in the work. I sleep better at night knowing, even just in a local sense, I’m making the world a better place.”

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In addition to being “wicked smart” (a nod to the architect’s Massachusetts roots), Kirsten Thoft has a chic sense of style (she wears her Timberland work boots like a lady boss) and a curator’s discerning eye for everything else. P A S TA “I love pasta. Must. Have. Pasta.”

TIMBERL AND BOOTS “I finally bought myself a pair of Timberland Pro work boots, and I’m so delighted with them. They fit great. My contractor, Frank, calls them my s***-kicker boots. I can go on any jobsite in any amount of muck with them.”

M I S T R A L R E S TA U R A N T “Any chance I get, we’re going to Mistral. I get one of their cocktails, The Element (Aloo gin, Ramazzotti Amaro, cherry Heering, grapefruit liqueur, citrus, grapefruit bitters), and their Szechuan wings.”

F R I D AY P A RT I E S “Ted’s in charge of the Friday parties. We have this enormously long list of friends, and we’re like ‘The Friday party is on,’ and people just show up—with food, without food, with booze, without booze. If it’s cool enough, we use the fire pit. People pop in all the time. It’s very casual. And it’s perfect.”

ICE CREAM “Halo, Thomas Sweet, or Bent Spoon? All of the above. When you go to get ice cream sometimes it depends on your mood: I love the freaky flavors at Bent Spoon, like the plum pepper. The black-and-white milkshake at Halo. And Thomas Sweet is just a classic.”

PHILADELPHIA “Philly is an hour away and I just love going [to places like] Material Culture auction house and store, Federal Donuts for the fried chicken, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, and Jose Garces’s Mexican restaurant Distrito, and the ‘pop-up’ Spruce Street Harbor Park, along the Delaware.”

NOMAD PIZZA “I like the Tartufo pizza, and the Hot Soppressata, although no one else in my family likes food that spicy. The Guanciale and fig, and Gorgonzola and Pear, too.”

NETFLIX “I have a rowing machine, which I love, and so I put on Netflix and just row. I recently finished the original Netflix series Fauda and started Ozark.”

BOOKS “I love books. Every night I read with a Kindle. Right now, I’m reading a nonfiction book called Random Love, about a family in 1980s South Bronx, but my favorite book of all time is Jeffrey Eugenides’s Middlesex.”


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Entitled Growth this Perry Street billboard was painted as part of an annual project for the community group Isles, Inc.

J E A N- M I C H E L BA S Q U I AT. K E I T H H A R I N G. K E N N Y S C H A R F. All icons of the 1970s and 1980s art scene whose influence can still be felt today. They not only created enduring art but they gave a legitimacy to a movement that was once associated with gangs and crime: graffiti. Out are the days of the rebellious (and illegal) guerrilla tagging, and in are culturally enriching and socially acceptable works commissioned by cities, corporations, and community groups (like our own Arts Council of Princeton and Trenton’s Isles, Inc., to name two). Higher visibility in urban “outdoor galleries” and an emphasis on social and political issues have blurred the line between highbrow and lowbrow art—allowing the street artist to become a player in the “legitimate” art world. As important as the design of urban art is the idea that a camaraderie is created—and in this digital age, an in-person dialogue with your fellow citizens can be had—by simply viewing these pieces. In Princeton, we’re lucky to be surrounded by our own set of incredible outdoor art in the shape of the masterpiece sculptures on the Princeton University campus, the alleyway installation next to Landau, and the vibrant murals decorating some of our favorite downtown buildings. But a few short miles away, on the streets of Trenton, brews a Technicolor revolution. Enter Leon Rainbow. (And yes, his perfectly perfect last name is the one he was born with: He’s half Native American, from the Quechan Tribe in Winterhaven, California, and he shortens it to “RAIN” for his tag.) The de facto archivist of Trenton’s street art, Rainbow

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can tell you the who, what, when, and why of any of the Krylon masterpieces that line the city’s downtown. And don’t let the “Trenton Fresh” flat brim fool you—though California-born, Rainbow is now a proud Trentonian, he wears many, many hats: that of curator, Web designer, fine artist, urban-art champion, and mentor. It’s difficult for him to tell you where life stops and art begins, but he likes it that way. A key figure in Trenton’s art community, Rainbow is also helping to transform his city one colorful spray at a time. When asked why he feels such a pull toward the city and its revitalization, he describes arriving here from San Jose more than two decades ago, ready for a fresh start and ready to satisfy his need to “build something.” He found Trenton’s environment to be the perfect incubator for art-making. “We have been able to create freely and do some really interesting projects here,” he says. “Everyone in Trenton is so supportive, from the man on the street, all the way up to the mayor.” And that support is palpable. For this article, Rainbow took us on a private tour of his favorite street-art spots around town—and he can barely go a block without someone saying hello or beeping their horn in greeting; he never fails to respond in kind. It’s in part because he’s generous with his time, his knowledge, and making sure to give credit where credit is due. He also makes it a priority to create chances for others.

The art around the TerraCycle headquarters receives a fresh coat every year, thanks to the Jersey Fresh Jam annual showcase of music and street artists. Above left, a new mural by Damien Mitchell.


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The Murals on Front project—which currently includes this photorealistic mural by Dean RAS Innocenzi—brings the community together with a live weekly event in the summer.

These opportunities include those at Rainbow’s brainchild, the Murals on Front project, sited on Front and Broad Streets, alongside the popular Levitt AMP Music Series. The series offers up 10 weeks of free, live music at Trenton’s Mill Hill Park, and the crowd can stroll across the street to watch a Rainbow-curated slate of 11 artists (including himself ) throw up incredible murals en plein air. The work is as diverse as

There’s no denying that art provides a healthy outlet for emotion, thought, and imagination, but art also has superpowers: It can give us our humanity and the ability to see our potential. The Trenton Community A-TEAM (TCAT), a nonprofit artist cooperative, brings all of these big thoughts and more to Studio 51, its new studio and workshop space in the Old Trenton Neighborhood. This group of self-taught Trenton artists got their start 20 years ago at the Trenton Area Soup Kitchen, as participants in its arts program, where high interest led to the birth of the A-TEAM. Now at the forefront of developing the Trenton Downtown Arts District, TCAT uses art to enliven the area and provide creative opportunities for local residents, including art workshops for worthy causes like the Rescue Mission of Trenton and The ARC/Mercer, which provides community-based services for people with special needs and developmental disabilities.

“ I F YO U R A RT I S G O O D A N D I F YO U ’ R E H U M B L E , I ’ M G O I N G T O T RY A N D M A K E A N O P P O RT U N I T Y F O R YO U,” H E S AY S . the artists themselves: Some are political, like the timely piece about deportation painted by Princeton resident Luis Sanchez; some are moving, like Evan Lovett’s A Blessing; some are beautifully delicate, like the stenciled piece by Jonathan LANK Conner, who teaches at Rainbow’s alma mater, Mercer County Community College. And some just defy spray paint’s known capabilities, like the photorealistic mural by Dean RAS Innocenzi. On our urban-art walk, Rainbow points us across Broad Street, to Turning Point United Methodist, where a sprawling mural welcomes churchgoers. It’s yet another joint venture, this one by Rainbow and good friends James LUV-1 Kelewae and Will KASSO Condry, the Trenton-born organizer of the Anthill Collective, a group of community-minded aerosol artists from the Vermont area.

Art-wrapped walls command the year-round gallery and workspace with vibrant color. Works are available for sale, with a majority of proceeds going directly to the artists and the rest going to “keeping the lights on.” Extending into the courtyard behind the 12 Panel Gallery is a communitybuilt set of murals showcasing the talents of the A-TEAM, and spearheaded by professional artists Leon Rainbow and Marcus Mera. A - T E A M , S T U D I O 5 1 , 5 1 N O R T H S T O C K T O N S T R E E T, T R E N T O N ; W W W. T R E N T O N C O M M U N I T Y A T E A M . O R G .


No matter where they’re from, it’s easy to see how tight-knit this community is, with artists often collaborating, pitching in when needed, or painting side-by-side. It’s these relationships that keep the fire burning in this colorful community. Not only is there comradeship, but there’s a mutual respect here, and an inspiration that seems to flow from artist to artist. Music is another source of creative energy. “Poets and rappers inspire me, and a lot of my pieces are based off of sayings or wordplays,” says Rainbow. “I like to listen to ‘90s hip-hop when I paint in the street. Though I only wear one earphone most of the time because I want to be aware of what’s going on around me.” So it comes as no surprise that Rainbow, along with KASSO and the rest of the talented Vicious Styles Crew graffiti collective cofounded Jersey Fresh Jam, an annual celebration of wall writing and urban arts. Founded in 2005, this end-of-the-summer event showcases some of the best street artists from far and wide, the established and the just-starting-out, from Australian newcomer Damien Mitchell to MERS, the curator of 5Pointz, the now-defunct Mecca of street art in Queens, New York. These and many other artists gather to repaint the headquarters of recycling innovator TerraCycle, all while local and regionally known emcees, bands, and DJs provide the soundtrack. The diversity and volume of Rainbow’s work has been dizzying, with innumerable museum and gallery shows, the wall of a Crunch Gym, downtown murals, the facade of a popular

Hopewell eatery, even delicate watercolors that hang at Studio 51, the new space belonging to the Trenton Community A-TEAM, a creative coterie of self-taught artists. The A-TEAM’s outdoor courtyard, the 12 Panel Gallery, showcases murals that were spearheaded, of course, by Rainbow. He takes both his business—Web design at Princeton’s InForest Communications and the business of his art—very seriously. “I try to change the perception that artists are flaky or not serious businesspeople,” he says. “I am very responsive. I make sure I show up early to complete my projects on time. I work within budget. And I expect to be treated as a professional.” He also makes time to balance the paying gigs with his own art. “I find it helps to keep certain things for myself. I paint a good number of commercial projects, so I try to balance that with things I paint for myself, like my fine art and graffiti.” Rainbow is doing what he set out to do: building something real and important. The positive impact on Trenton neighborhoods is acutely felt, stirring a pride that comes from not only the beautification of its streets, but also from the people who walk them. When asked if he minds when the art around town disappears, due to construction, weather, or another artist claiming the corner, Rainbow shakes his head. “I choose to look forward,” he says. “And get focused on the next thing.”

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Princeton native Xavier Simonelli beautifully juxtaposes the facade of the oldest bicycle shop in America with bright candy hues, modern shapes, and an outer space vibe. CONTINUUM, WITHERSPOON B R E A D C O. , P R I N C E T O N

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Commissioned by the Arts Council of Princeton, former artist-in-residence Illia Barger painted memory bubbles to represent the three collaborative parks that once existed in Princeton’s neighboring blocks: Herban Garden, Writer’s Block, and Quark Park. U N T I T L E D, B L U E B O T T L E C A F É , HOPEWELL

Bringing a youthful vibrancy to a historic town, Leon Rainbow brightened the facade of this beloved Hopewell restaurant with this mural—a perfect interpretation of the eatery’s creative menu and decor. This painting has had two incarnations, the latest in 2015.

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Conceived by Ricardo Barros, and executed by James LUV-1 Kelewae and Will KASSO Condry, this commissioned mural honors Princeton’s historical involvement in the Underground Railroad. Geometric shapes and symbolic imagery pay homage to the web of routes and safe houses that escaped slaves followed on their way to freedom; even the mural’s hidden location behind the Arts Council of Princeton echoes the clandestine nature of the Railroad.

Photographs by Arts Council of Princeton (Continuum, Underground Railroad), Jessica Blackwell (Blue Bottle Café).

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FEATURE

IN CONVERSATION:

FRAN LEBOWITZ

H U M O R I ST A N D S O C I A L C R I T I C F R A N L E B O W I T Z H A S A LOT TO S AY A N D I S N ’ T A F R A I D TO S P E A K H E R M I N D W I T H A T R A D E M A R K W I T T H AT K E E P S U S H A N G I N G O N H E R E V E RY S P O K E N ( A N D W R I T T E N ) W O R D

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Fran Lebowitz is not an easy person to track down. The essayist, author, cultural arbiter, and famous contrarian would disagree (of course)—she has lived in the same city, New York, for the past four decades with the exception of a few seasons in Princeton. However, she also doesn’t own a cell phone or have a computer, which explains the process required to get in touch with her: Call this number, begin to leave a message on answering machine, wait for Fran to pick up. The featured guest at this year’s “Beyond Words” gala to benefit the Princeton Public Library, Lebowitz has contributed to some of the most iconic magazines ever printed, including Andy Warhol’s Interview and Graydon Carter’s Vanity Fair; written three books; and penned infamous essays on everything from her love of sleep to her loathing for mood jewelry. Outfitted in her sartorial suit of armor—a uniform of men’s Levi’s 501 jeans, Savile Row–tailored blazers, white button-downs, wing-tip cowboy boots, and tortoiseshell glasses—that’s landed her on best-dressed lists, nothing is safe from her penetrating eye and acerbic wit. So it should come as no surprise that over the course of a phone call, a lot of ground was thoroughly covered: her devotion to anchovies and libraries; her fear of deer; her good pals, Nobel laureate Toni Morrison and one-time landlord Michael Graves; and her brief but happy time in Princeton, including the torch she still carries for Conte’s pizza and Micawber Books (in that order).

Bricks & Mortar: We’ve actually met before—about 10 years ago, at Conte’s Pizza & Bar.

kind of payment for that, I spent a great deal of my adult life speaking at colleges, none of which would ever have admitted me.

Fran Lebowitz: My favorite place on the planet Earth! I haven’t been

B&M: What do you remember most about growing up in Morristown?

there in forever, but I know that every time I was there, I realized there is no place I’m happier. Unfortunately, I never figured out how to actually live there…

B&M: You were with Vanity Fair music editor Lisa Robinson at the time, and you were sharing a pie. F.L.: Lisa has been my best friend for 40 years, but we probably weren’t

sharing. We probably each got our own with the idea we would take the leftovers home if there were, in fact, leftovers. There is no limit to what I actually could eat there.

B&M: What’s your Conte’s order? F.L.: Half anchovy and half mushroom.

B&M: Half anchovy, half mushroom? That’s a statement. F.L.: Yes, is that bizarre in some way?

B&M: I knew a person who would put anchovies on his pizza so he didn’t have to share it with anybody else because that topping was unpopular.

F.L.: I’m the only writer I’ve met who had a happy childhood. I was very

suited to being a child, by which I mean, I’m suited to knowing nothing about money, or having to pay rent. When I lived there, Morristown was a small town like from a fairy tale. As soon as you got a bicycle, you were allowed to go wherever you wanted. No one kept track of us. And I don’t mean just my parents; I mean no parents. In fact, we were never allowed even to stay in the house. I think that was partially from the fact that our mothers did not work, and so our mothers didn’t worry that they weren’t spending enough time with us. If I lingered over the lunch table on a Saturday, my mother would look at me like, “Have you lost your mind? Get out of the house.” We were only allowed to stay in the house if it was pouring rain. The amount of freedom we had, you know, no kid has now.

B&M: What did you do with all that freedom? F.L.: I would ride my bike to the library several times a week. The

Morristown Library was centrally important to me as a child because my parents didn’t have money. We didn’t buy books. Then you were only allowed to take three books out at a time. The library was and still is a very beautiful building—although they put an addition on it without asking me [laughs]—so it gave a child the impression that in this building were very important things, which were books. And libraries then, not like now, were silent. So now, it appears, they want them to be noisy.

F.L.: Oh, that would be true of Lisa. Anchovy is one of my favorite

B&M: So you think libraries are too loud?

foods. I’ve been known to eat anchovy sandwiches.

F.L.: Well, if you spoke above a whisper, the librarian, you know, who

B&M: With just anchovies? What kind of bread?

terrified you, would glare at you, and you would just shut up. The places I had ever been to in my childhood that were like that were churches. The library really seemed, to me, like a religious institution.

F.L.: Whatever good bread that I’ve baked. Obviously, this is not

something commercially available; you have to make this yourself. Although, I think that if they sold anchovy sandwiches there would be people who would buy them. There’s almost no food I don’t like.

B&M: You can’t think of a single one? F.L.: I will not eat the internal organs of an animal. Because I was a child

during an era where maybe not all mothers, but my mother, absolutely believed if a child does not eat liver once a week, they died.

B&M: Speaking of your childhood, you’re technically a Jersey girl. F.L.: Yes, I was born in Morristown. I grew up there. I left when I was

18, and that’s the last time I lived there. I was expelled from high school, and I didn’t go back to school after that. I don’t like school—and as a

B&M: In what way? F.L.: That it was incredibly serious and important, and it was beautiful,

and in that library were the important things of the world. I still feel that way. The buildings in Princeton, at the school, that whole gothic architecture is what the library was like in Morristown. I mean, Princeton is a place where obviously books are centrally important.

B&M: What did you read when you were a child? F.L.: My favorite books were Nancy Drew. I always asked for the books

for my birthday or Hanukah. I now own all of them. In my adult life, I bought myself every single thing I wanted when I was a child. So I have all the Nancy Drew books, and the Bobbsey Twin books, and when my first book came out, I bought myself the Encyclopedia Britannica because I wanted it when I was a child, and it was too expensive. C A L L AWAY H E N D E R S O N . C O M

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B&M: So, how did you end up in Princeton? F.L.: Three separate times I went to live in Princeton. The

first time, the building I lived in in New York announced they were putting on a new roof. So not only was I paying for this because it was a co-op, but of course, it would be impossible to think or to write there. Michael Graves was a good friend of mine, and I was complaining to him. He said a friend of his who also taught in the architecture school, but who was Italian, had an apartment … I can’t remember the name of the street where all the Eating Clubs are.

B&M: Prospect Street. F.L.: His apartment was on that street and he was going

away for the summer, so I could rent his apartment at this incredible deal which they give to people who teach there, and so I did. I lived there for the summer, and I got a lot of work done, and then I left. And then my building did something else incredibly noisy, so I rented a house that Michael owned, in front of the house he lived in on Patton Avenue. I rented that house for about a year and a half. Several years later, Michael put me in touch with a real estate agent, and I rented a cottage on a farm that had been originally owned by Ben Gallup from the Gallup Poll. He had two small cottages, and I rented one of them for about five years.

B&M: Did the “country life” suit you? F.L.: I always got a lot more work done there, but living on

that farm was a very unusual experience for me because I was terrified of being in the country. If Jack, the guy who owned that farm was away, I never slept. People say, “You lived in New York in the ’70s!” I never was afraid of New York, but I was always afraid of the country—the sounds [there] I was totally unfamiliar with. There was a snow storm and I went out to look at the snow, and I heard what I thought was a pack of lions. I said, “Jack, what is that?” And he said, “It’s deer.” I never knew deer made a noise.

B&M: I didn’t know deer made a noise, either. F.L.: I mean, they don’t actually sound like lions unless you’re

in a state of terror, but they make a heavy breathing noise. I called Jack up once to tell him there was a wolf on the property, and of course, it was a fox. But to me, a fox and a wolf, they’re the same thing. I experienced quite a bit of terror on the farm, but otherwise it was a very beautiful place.

B&M: Aside from abject fear, what else did you experience during your time in the area? F.L.: A friend of mine, Logan Fox, owned Micawber Books.

He was the son of my editor, Joe Fox, who has been dead for a great many years. So I would go into town and go to the bookstore. To me, Micawber Books and Conte’s … that was Princeton. From top: Fran Lebowitz on the streets of her beloved New York City; the “Gallup Farm,” where Lebowitz rented her country cottage; Lebowitz with Toni Morrison at the premiere of the HBO documentary film, Public Speaking, directed by Martin Scorsese.

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B&M: When was the last time you were in town? F.L.: Last year, when they named a building at Princeton

University after Toni Morrison. They had this big event, so I went with Toni to watch her get this building named after her, which is now called Morrison Hall.

B&M: You and Toni Morrison are friends? That’s amazing. F.L.: Toni is one of my best friends. I met her in 1978 when

my first book was out, and Toni’s third book was out [editor’s note: The book was Song of Solomon, which won the National Book Critics Award that year]. Toni was an editor at Random House, because she could not afford to live from her books. The American Academy of Poets had a reading series and asked if I would like to read. I said yes, and they said, “Do you know who Toni Morrison is?” I said, “Yes,” and they said, “Do you like her work?” I said, “I love it.” And they said, “Well, would you like to read with her?” I said, “That’s ridiculous. We’re too different.” And they said, “Well, we think it’s a good idea, and you’re going to read with her.” So we read together, and it went so perfectly even though we’re incredibly different writers.

B&M: That’s some “meet cute.” F.L.: We instantly became friends. The thing people don’t know

about Toni is how much fun she is. She very well disguises that from the general public; she has a very grand manner.

Photographs by Bill Hayes (page 32); this page: Bill Hayes (Lebowitz), Robert Manella, Nicholas Hunt/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images (Lebowitz, Morrison); Brigitte Lacombe (page 36).

B&M: Why did you feel it was so important to be a part of the Princeton Public Library’s “Beyond Words” gala this year? F.L.: I love libraries. I remember as soon as the person from

my agency called and said, “Princeton, New Jersey,” I just said, “Yes.” I don’t think I’d ever turn down a library. I can’t believe there still are libraries. I can hardly think of a more important thing in public American life. I think this is true even though there’s the Internet now, where apparently— although I do not partake in it—every single thing ever written is.

B&M: So I’d imagine that reading books on an electronic device doesn’t appeal to you? F.L.: I don’t think there’s anything wrong with reading books on

your phone or whatever; it doesn’t really matter how you read them. I happen to be in love with the object of the book. I don’t think it has to do with technology; I think it’s a human need. I think it’s really important there are libraries, and in a town like Princeton, where there’s already such an emphasis on reading, it’s not going to save anyone’s life the way it saves people’s lives in other places. But there’s a lot to be said for there being a building that you go into, that is dedicated to the printed word. I really cannot think of a more important thing.

CRACKING WISE

with fran

Fran Lebowitz has penned many essays and articles, and countless quips. Herewith, a sardonic sampling from her three published books: Metropolitan Life, Social Studies, and the children’s story Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas, which features illustrations by architect and F.O.F. (friend of Fran) Michael Graves.

“When it comes to sports I am not particularly interested. There are, however, several contests in which I do engage and not, I might add, without a certain degree of competence. The following is by no means a complete list: 1. Ordering in Some Breakfast. 2. Picking Up the Mail. 3. Going Out for Cigarettes. 4. Meeting for a Drink.” —from the essay “Modern Sports,” Metropolitan Life

“Your responsibility as a parent is not as great as you might imagine. You need not supply the world with the next conqueror of disease or major motion-picture star. If your child simply grows up to be someone who does not use the word ‘collectible’ as a noun, you can consider yourself an unqualified success.” —from the essay “Parental Guidance,” Social Studies

“Lisa Sue and I live in a big old apartment building in New York City. And when I say big, I mean big, and when I say old, I mean old. It has towers and basements and high, high ceilings. It looks like a gigantic castle and I’m pretty sure that in the olden days the King and Queen of America lived here.” —from the children’s book Mr. Chas and Lisa Sue Meet the Pandas

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“I can hardly think of a more important thing in public American life than libraries.” “BEYOND WORDS”:

An Evening to Benefit Princeton Public Library For more than 20 years, the volunteer organization Friends of the Princeton Public Library has hosted its annual “Beyond Words” gala in support of the Princeton Public Library. As the 2018 featured speaker, Fran Lebowitz—who will be in conversation with area journalist and former high-school English teacher Donald Gilpin—will join an esteemed list of notables who’ve lent their talents to events past, including David Henry Hwang, Elizabeth Strout, Frank Rich, Gary Shteyngart, and Jeffrey Eugenides. (For 2019, rumor has it: Zadie Smith.) “We always choose someone with literary and cultural appeal because that’s our audience, and well, who couldn’t use a laugh this year, right?” says Helen Heintz, president of Friends of the Princeton Public Library. “Fran is world-wise and witty; she’s a Jersey girl and spent time in Princeton renting a place from Michael Graves. Everyone loves her—we sold out early this year.” For the 2018 event, the talk, silent auction, and Cargot Brasserie–catered dinner will be held at Princeton University’s spectacularly turned-out new Lewis Center for the Arts. Friends is the first non-university group to use the space, and while many who attend will look forward to the good wine, good food, and great conversation, “Beyond Words” is critical because it raises significant funds for the town’s beloved public library. “The library has become a second home and office to the entire community,” Heintz says. “So, truly, the library will be the star of the show.” “Beyond Words”: An Evening to Benefit Princeton Public Library featuring Fran Lebowitz will be held on Saturday, November 3, at the Lewis Arts Complex. For more information, visit princetonlibrary.org.

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by Rae Padulo

There’s a big difference between buying wine and collecting wine. We buy what the wine shop merchant recommends, sip what the sommelier pours, scribble down the name of a favorite label served at a friend’s dinner party without giving it much thought. Collecting wine, on the other hand, is a long-term commitment requiring vision and direction. Devout oenophiles need no guidance, but where can the rest of us turn? Two words: Sotheby’s Wine. In the same tradition the venerable auction house has built and maintains its world-class art collections, so too is Sotheby’s Wine peerless, providing professional guidance, incredible auction offerings, and superior service. Connor Krieger, Vice President, Head of Auction Sales for Sotheby’s Wine, is responsible for some of its most important sales. Leading a team of wine specialists in New York and California, Krieger is inspired by his love of wine, traveling the globe to meet clients, assess inventory, and pack some of the world’s great collections. Here, Krieger gives us an insider’s look at some of his most memorable sales, what makes his eyes light up, and what truly makes Sotheby’s Wine a cut above. What makes Sotheby’s Wine so different? The long, elegant answer includes an outstanding selection of wines sold in its New York and Hong Kong retail locations, the unmatched experience of its global specialists, and auctions of some of the most incredible vintages in the world. The short answer? Extraordinary service. “We’re invested in providing our clients with superior quality and service, above all else,” says Krieger. “And as testament to that commitment, we

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launched our Collection Management and Advisory team this summer in New York. Headed by our Senior Wine Advisor, Julia Gilbert, the service is a natural extension of our unrivaled expertise, offering collectors of all experience levels the opportunity to build, refine, and maintain their personally tailored wine collection, with the guidance of one of our skilled specialists.” So what exactly does that mean for collectors? For new collectors, it means realizing your own ideal, individualized cellar. Wine advisors will develop and execute a buying strategy that suits a client’s lifestyle, personal preferences, and collection goals. And for those enthusiasts with an existing cellar, the advisors come up with a full schematic for refining and organizing a collection, from comprehensive buying plans to guidance on holding or selling existing inventory. As if that weren’t enough, there are additional bespoke services including facilitation of purchases, annual portfolio analysis, coordination of delivery, and installation of the wines, to name a few. “The auctions are not just for seasoned collectors,” Krieger says emphatically. “The wines that we offer vary in size, quantity, and price point so there is a bottle for everyone in most of our sales. Our auctions are free and open to the public, and we welcome collectors of all experience levels to attend and participate.” Krieger does have one key piece of advice for aspiring collectors: “The best way to learn about wine is to interact with it,” he says. “I think many people find wine exciting because you can share it with those around you. And discovering your preferences is part of the fun—tasting different wines, identifying which notes you like best, which regions your tastes gravitate towards—all of that adds up to which wines you’d like to have in your own cellar.”


From top left: Some of the fine offerings from the fall sale of Rare D.R.C. Wines from the Personal Cellar of Mr. Robert Drouhin; the artist-designed label on the world’s most expensive whisky: the $843,200 bottle of 1926 Macallan Scotch whisky.

“With wine, always remember that learning as much as you can—and tasting as much as you can—go hand in hand.”

Photographs courtesy of Sotheby's.

Krieger takes his own advice, and is constantly learning. “An experience of a lifetime” is how he describes a recent inspection trip to Burgundy, in preparation for a fall sale dedicated to Rare Domaine de la Romanée Conti Wines from the Personal Cellar of Mr. Robert Drouhin, patriarch of Maison Joseph Drouhin and longtime distributor for DRC. With just 100 lots, this historic offering featured legendary vintages spanning from 1937 to 1964, which are among the rarest wines in the world, and was as close to a direct-from-the-cellar auction of DRC as has ever been held. Record-breaking auction results realized $7.3 million, five times the collection’s pre-sale high estimate, and included two bottles of 1945 vintage Burgundy, which, at $496,000 and $558,000, are now the most expensive wines ever sold at auction.

The star lot of Sotheby’s fall auction docket is an exceptionally rare bottle of 1926 Macallan Scotch whisky, the oldest the venerable distillery ever produced. Only 40 bottles of this vintage were created, and only a dozen of those were decorated with a label designed by Sir Peter Blake, a prominent British artist of the Pop Art movement, and co-creator of the famous Beatles cover art from the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band album. And thus, the most expensive bottle was born, with the highest estimate for any single bottle of whisky or wine at Sotheby’s: a staggering $700,000 to $1.2 million, with the gavel price closing at $843,200.

Spirits are also gaining ground. Whisky, for example, has ignited a fiery spike in sales. Increasing numbers of whisky-appreciators from all around the globe have gone in search for quality bottles, resulting in leaping prices, a surge in demand, and an exciting area of growth for whiskies and spirits in general.

Also on track to break records are auction estimates for a slate of fall and winter auctions in Hong Kong, London, and New York. According to Jamie Ritchie, Worldwide Head of Sotheby’s Wine, the early fall season showcased the world’s most sought-after wines and spirits and the strongest and most diverse range of wine sales since Sotheby’s started offering wine in 1970.

“To an extent, the high prices that we’ve seen in recent months for spirits at auction can be attributed to this rarity factor,” Krieger says. “In many cases, the only way to acquire rare spirits of this caliber is through the auction market, as the majority of them are in private collections and not available for purchase.”

“This puts us on track to have one of our best years ever,” Ritchie says. “Not only has this season offered vintages from outstanding private collections, all with exemplary provenance, but there was a wine or spirit for every taste and price point.” And we say three cheers to that.

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Auctions 2018 Impressionist & Modern Art

Space Exploration

Evening Sale

29 November

12 November

History of Science &

Impressionist & Modern Art Day

Technology

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13 November Contemporary Art Evening Auction 14 November Contemporary Art Day Auction 15 November

Finest & Rarest Wines 1 December Magnificent Jewels 4 December Important Watches 5 December

Richard P. Feynman’s 1965 Nobel Prize Medal in Physics, for his contributions to creating a new quantum electrodynamics (QED). Estimate $800,000–1,200,000 To be Sold in History of Science & Technology Auction in New York 30 November

EXHIBITIONS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC 1334 YORK AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10021 ENQUIRIES +1 212 606 7000 SOTHEBYS.COM/AUCTIONS SOTHEBY’S, INC. LICENSE NO. 1216058. © SOTHEBY’S, INC. 2018


SIGNIFICANT SALES Known for million-dollar marketing across all price points, Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty likes to celebrate some of its most noteworthy sales. Here, 15 of our highest-priced, MLS-entered listings that sold during the first nine months of 2018. In addition to these sales, we also participated in five sales year-to-date within this category that were not formally listed.

SOLD before processing

19 HAGEMAN L ANE

1 1 4 E L M ROA D

5 4 RU S S E L L R O A D

1 3 W E S T E R LY R O A D

287 E D G E R STO U N E ROA D

Princeton Sold September 2018 Marketed at $2,995,000

Princeton Sold March 2018 Marketed at $2,750,000

Princeton Sold July 2018 Marketed at $2,500,000

Princeton Sold March 2018 Marketed at $2,395,000

Princeton Sold April 2018 Marketed at $2,350,000

SOLD before processing

4 0 B AT T L E R O A D

16 B OUDINOT STREE T

87 LOVER S L ANE

6 S I LV E R S C O U RT

3 0 PA U L R O B E S O N P L A C E

Princeton Sold September 2018 Marketed at $1,995,000

Princeton Sold August 2018 Marketed at $1,995,000

Princeton Sold July 2018 Marketed at $1,975,000

Hopewell Township Sold August 2018 Marketed at $1,927,770

Princeton Sold June 2018 Marketed at $1,875,000

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4574 PROVINCE LINE ROAD

1 0 0 B AT T L E R O A D C I R C L E

1 8 8 8 ST UA RT ROA D W E ST

1 8 8 PA R K S I D E D R I V E

Montgomery Township Sold August 2018 Marketed at $1,875,000

Lawrence Township Sold January 2018 Marketed at $1,780,000

Princeton Sold April 2018 Marketed at $1,750,000

Princeton Sold June 2018 Marketed at $1,695,000

Princeton Sold June 2018 Marketed at $1,650,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty T H E U LT I M AT E WA L L S T R E E T G E TAWAY — 1 3 1 - 1 3 3 H A R B O U RT O N W O O D S V I L L E R O A D L A M B E RT V I L L E ( H O P E W E L L T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Nearly 127 gorgeous, private acres await — your getaway to entertain, hunt, fish, or just plain relax. This magnificent residence can ably host an array of events, with luxurious amenities that include a barn with multiple stalls, two stocked ponds, indoor and outdoor pools, plus the ability to hunt right on your own property. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7152835 $ 9, 5 0 0 , 0 0 0

E X P E R I E N C E H I STO RY A N D A RT I ST RY AT STO N E C R E E K FA R M — 55 ST R I M P L E S M I L L ROA D S T O C K T O N ( D E L AWA R E T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y A visit to Stone Creek Farm is a transporting experience full of history, craftsmanship, and the pleasures of refined country living. This 50-acre compound is nestled into the rolling New Jersey countryside known for its charming river towns and equestrian pursuits. The highlight is the manor house with two luxurious wings unfolding from an 18th-century stone farmhouse, which retains Dutch doors and beamed ceilings. Cynthia Shoemaker-Zerrer +1 609 915 8399 | +1 609 397 1974 | cshoemakerzerrer@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/6980095 $6,950,000 T H E P R I D E O F P R I N C E T O N ’ S R U S H B R O O K E N C L AV E — 1 8 K AT I E S P O N D R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY The Rushbrook enclave is known for spacious, distinctive homes and this stone-clad, English-style residence is perhaps the most picturesque of them all. Perched on a wide lot and wrapped in woodsy privacy on three sides, this custom home makes entertaining easier and everyday life a bit more indulgent. Norman T. Callaway, Jr. +1 609 647 2001 | +1 609 921 1050 | ncallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7161100 $6,000,000

H I S T O R I C FA R M R E I M A G I N E D F O R M O D E R N E Q U E S T R I A N S — 26 6 P ROV I N C E L I N E ROA D SKILLMAN (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY With an indoor riding arena, a 10-stall barn, an artfully reimagined farmhouse and more, everyone’s living the good life at Bedens Brook Farm. The 15-acre equestrian complex in the rolling hills of Skillman has been elevated to the highest standards while maintaining many relics from the property’s rich past. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/6988589 $6,000,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY 101 ACRE S WITHIN MINUTE S OF PRINCE TON — 1 26 M O O R E S M I L L M O U N T RO S E ROA D HOPEWELL, NEW JERSEY A winding drive past a spring-fed pond, guest/staff house, 10-stall barn, and riding ring leads to this enchanting equestrian estate on 101 acres near Princeton. The extensively renovated home with unencumbered views and a saltwater pool is perfect for both grand-scale entertaining and everyday family living. Jane Henderson Kenyon +1 609 828 1450 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhendersonkenyon@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7162419 $4,995,000

T U R N I N G H E A D S O N H O D G E ROA D F O R N E A R LY A C E N T U RY — 1 49 H O D G E ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Leaded windows accented with stained glass, paneled-wood doors with hefty wrought-iron hardware, and solid stone walls built from the very same material used for Princeton University’s world-famous buildings just a half-mile away give this home its undeniable air of dignity in a coveted Western Section location. Martha Giancola +1 609 658 1969 | +1 609 921 1050 | mgiancola@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7161056 $ 3 , 9 9 9, 0 0 0

U R B A N E S TAT E L I V I N G AT I T S M O S T S U B L I M E — 75 CLEVEL AND L ANE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Luxury meets history in this elegant fieldstone home. An extraordinary restoration imparts a distinctly modern sensibility to the compelling architecture of this Johnson & Johnson legacy home, a restored Normandy manor masterpiece designed in 1925 by celebrated architect, Ernest Flagg. Perched above the five car bays, the renovated carriage house offers the ultimate “flex” space for a guest apartment, art studio, or office. Kimberly A. Rizk +1 609 203 4807 | +1 609 921 1050 | krizk@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7229924 $3,995,000 A G O O D - F O R -T H E - S O U L S P I R I T E M B O D I E S T H I S H O M E — 1 79 STO N Y B RO O K ROA D HOPEWELL, NEW JERSEY This home captures the essence of its serene location and echoes the rich history of the Hopewell Valley with a peaceful ambience and character-filled interior. A good-for-the-soul aura overtakes you upon arrival and continues inside where living and entertaining areas suit any occasion. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7160207 $3,995,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty SOMER SE T COUNT Y’S FIR ST AND FINE ST BRICK HOME — 62 O P O SS U M ROA D S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y A long driveway framed by evergreens announces this captivating, expanded Colonial with origins dating back to 1764. Built by Cornelius Ten Broeck and lovingly restored by its last two owners, the original four-over-four structure presides over 105-acre grounds that include a carriage-house garage, three pole barns, four outbuildings, and several paddocks. Additional land parcels combine for more than 200 total acres. Merlene K. Tucker +1 609 937 7693 | +1 609 921 1050 | mtucker@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7083219 $3,300,000 G R A C E F U L , O L D - W O R L D T U D O R I N P R I M E L O C AT I O N — 1 4 8 H O D G E ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY The graceful, old-world atmosphere of this Tudor home is totally in keeping with its prestigious address in Princeton’s Western Section. Rooms of elegance and style are highlighted by lustrous wood and bluestone flooring, and barrel-vaulted and beamed cathedral ceilings. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7051341 $3,275,000

HISTORIC SIGNIFIC ANCE, MODERN CONVENIENCE — 20 GREENHOUSE DRIVE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Historic charm meets modern luxury at the Drumthwacket Garden House, one of six original outbuildings of Moses Taylor Pyne’s 300-acre Drumthwacket estate. Today, the estate’s main house serves as New Jersey’s governor’s mansion, while a masterful, award-winning restoration has transformed the Garden House into a fresh interpretation of an English Arts and Crafts–style country manor. Jane Henderson Kenyon +1 609 828 1450 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhendersonkenyon@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7172035 $2,995,000 R O T H E R S B A R R O W S E S TAT E O N 4 + R E S P L E N D E N T A C R E S — 52 A R R E TO N ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY In the heart of a wonderfully established Princeton neighborhood, 4+ gated acres vibrant with century-old tulip and oak trees, masses of rhododendrons, and stone terraces encircle this completely renovated Arts and Crafts home, mere moments from downtown Princeton, the train, and top public and private schools. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7153830 $2,975,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY S H O W H O U S E - S T Y L E L U X U RY I N E D G E R S T O U N E — 53 H U N ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This stunning custom home offers three levels of perfection on a manicured haven of more than an acre in the beloved Edgerstoune enclave. Professionally decorated interiors perfectly complement an outdoor oasis with sparking swimming pool, two bluestone patios with an outdoor fireplace, lush gardens, and sport court. Sylmarie Trowbridge +1 917 386 5880 | +1 609 921 1050 | syltrowbridge@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7158087 $2,975,000

R E D E S I G N E D H O M E W I T H E N D U R I N G PA S T O R A L V I E W S — 4 1 9 G R E AT R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY For buyers who refuse to compromise, this completely rebuilt home deftly walks the line between town and country, traditional and modern. It is purposefully angled on 3+ acres to maximize privacy and everlasting rural views, yet right at the driveway’s end, sidewalks lead into town and straight to the Princeton Day School campus. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7252902 $2,950,000

LUXURIO US LIVING IN A CL A SS OF IT S OWN — 1 7 K AT I E S P O N D R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This spectacular home in Princeton’s esteemed Rushbrook enclave majestically overlooks grounds bursting with blooms. A grand entrance hall with flared staircase sweeps from the dining room with granite buffet to the living room with doors to an expansive terrace. The finished lower level is an entertainer’s paradise with home theater, wine room, bar, and half bath. Owen “Jones” Toland +1 609 731 5953 | +1 609 921 1050 | jtoland@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7251632 $2,795,000 M AG N I F I C E N T W E S T E R N S E C T I O N H O M E H O N O R S T H E PA ST — 9 4 L I B R A RY P L A C E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY An impeccable renovation and addition bring this grand, turn-of-the-century residence into today, while still honoring its magnificent Gothic style and romantic architectural details. Brilliant stonework, substantial millwork, and multiple fireplaces add soul to amenity-rich spaces. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7048496 $2,750,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty M A J E S T I C C U S T O M H O M E , C O M P L E T E W I T H E V E RY L U X U RY — 21 8 D R A K E S C O R N E R ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Taking inspiration from 19th century architectural elegance, this remarkable custom home is gracefully set on 3+ tree-lined acres, backing to Woodfield Reservation. A majestic, barrel-vaulted entrance hall with side-by-side staircases introduces grand-scale rooms, perfect for entertaining, with soaring ceilings, four fireplaces, handsome millwork, luminous stone and tile. Vanessa Gronczewski +1 609 610 4465 | +1 609 921 1050 | vanessa@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7180903 $2,695,000 E X T R A O R D I N A RY E Q U E S T R I A N FA C I L I T Y N E A R P R I N C E T O N — 1 4 7 9 G R E AT R O A D S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y In a picturesque valley less than five miles from downtown Princeton, an extraordinary vision was flawlessly executed—resulting in a state-of-the-art equestrian facility for the avid rider. Complete with a 12-stall horse barn, indoor and outdoor riding rings, a service building including a caretaker’s residence, and several paddocks dotted with run-in shelters, no detail has been overlooked. Valerie Smith +1 609 658 0394 | +1 609 921 1050 | vsmith@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7255071 $2,500,000 NOBLE PRE SENCE IN THE WE STERN SECTION — 8 0 W E STC OT T ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Embraced by a circular drive, elegant swimming pool, and almost two acres bursting with color and texture, this impressive 1926 Rolf Bauhan–designed Colonial with thoughtful improvements by Pierre Coutin is a warm and noble presence in Princeton’s long-admired Western Section. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/6787930 $2,500,000

STORIED 1920 VILL A IN THE INSTITUTE ARE A — 1 B AT T L E R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Even walls of stone cannot contain the old-world romance radiating from this storied Princeton home on a coveted corner in the Institute area. Built for Princeton University professor and Albert Einstein companion Charles McClure, this unique home was recently renovated by Robert Bennett. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/6988609 $ 2 , 4 9 9, 0 0 0

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY E X Q U I S I T E M O D E R N H O M E I N S P I R E D B Y N AT U R E — 1 1 4 1 S T U A RT R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This exceptionally unique home is located in the wooded Princeton Ridge, in close proximity to a number of highly regarded independent schools. Distinctively designed by John Randal McDonald, an ardent Frank Lloyd Wright enthusiast, it incorporates Wrightonian principles and converges the influences of eastern and western architecture. Brinton H. West +1 609 462 0556 | +1 609 737 7765 | bwest@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7248720 $ 2 , 4 9 9, 0 0 0 1 9 0 4 S T O N E G E O R G I A N I N P R I Z E D L O C AT I O N — 1 42 H O D G E ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This classic, 1904 stone Georgian Colonial combines a stately presence, timeless architecture, and light-filled spaces on an expansive, 1.3-acre lot on one of the Western Section’s most prized streets, offering incredible versatility for today’s lifestyle. Susan A. Cook +1 609 577 9959 | +1 609 921 1050 | scook@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7158294 $2,495,000

S T O N Y B R O O K E S TAT E : W H E R E H I S T O RY M A K E S A H O M E — 47 1 0 P ROV I N C E L I N E ROA D P R I N C E T O N ( L AW R E N C E T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Ten minutes from Princeton’s historic downtown, an elegant gated estate awaits its next owner. Masterfully set on more than seven-and-a-half acres are a restored main house, carriage house, two-bedroom cottage, bountiful vegetable garden, pool, gazebo, and tennis court. Susan A. Cook +1 609 577 9959 | +1 609 921 1050 | scook@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7054528 $2,450,000

C I R C A - 1 76 0 FA R M H O U S E I S A 2 1 S T- C E N T U RY B E A U T Y — 1 75 W O O S A M O N S A ROA D PENNINGTON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY Stag Hill is a retreat for all seasons—a place to breathe, relax, play, and entertain. The captivating property proposes hiking, cross-country skiing, swimming, horseback riding, and yoga in the tranquility of your own woods with vistas above Jacobs Creek. The house is a masterful mix of 18th-century design and 21st-century amenities. David M. Schure +1 609 577 7029 | +1 609 921 1050 | dschure@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/1001764065 $2,400,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty LOW- I M PAC T E N V I RO N M E N TA L D E S I G N , H I G H - I M PAC T ST Y L E — 1 9 0 W O O S A M O N S A ROA D PENNINGTON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY This elegant country Contemporary sits upon an elevated 15-acre property with a river running through it. Soaring 18”-thick stone walls converge with floor-to-ceiling windows to showcase incredible views from every room. Constructed of the finest materials, with high-end appliances, designer fixtures, and sophisticated systems that are both energy efficient and environmentally conscious. Jane Henderson Kenyon +1 609 828 1450 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhendersonkenyon@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7256626 $2,295,000 S PA C I O U S A N D G R A C I O U S I N P R I N C E T O N — 20 HAGEMAN L ANE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Professionally landscaped grounds surround this splendidly appointed stone Colonial in a desirable Princeton location. A gracious foyer with sweeping staircase opens via arches to formal rooms tailored to host the grandest of parties, while fabulous informal rooms offer luxurious, everyday living. Laura A. Huntsman +1 609 731 3507 | +1 609 921 1050 | lhuntsman@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/6886347 $2,250,000

A GR ACIOUS PRE SENCE IN THE COVE TED INSTITUTE ARE A — 4 0 H A S L E T AV E N U E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Drawing inspiration from centuries-old manor homes of Europe, this Institute-area residence is full of graceful details and fine craftsmanship. Yet architect Robert Bennett clearly had a modern lifestyle in mind when designing the flowing floor plan with floor-to-ceiling windows that capture sunlit views of the lovely, private yard. Laurel Cecila +1 609 937 6121 | +1 609 921 1050 | lcecila@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7251243 $2,245,000

U P D AT E D 1 9 3 0 S H O M E S K I RT I N G T H E I . A . S . G R O U N D S — 9 9 B AT T L E R O A D C I R C L E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY For decades, this 1930s brick stunner was reserved for scholars at the Institute for Advanced Study. The peaceful lot ringed with stately trees on the prized Princeton neighborhood’s only cul-de-sac is an idyllic spot to get lost in thought and just a stone’s throw from Einstein’s beloved Fuld Hall. Marilyn R. “Lynne” Durkee +1 609 462 4292 | +1 609 921 1050 | mdurkee@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7116307 $2,240,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY T H E M A N S I O N AT C O N S T I T U T I O N H I L L — 2 CONSTITUTION HILL E A ST PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY As part of the Mansion at Constitution Hill, which was once the Morgan estate, this magnificent condominium retains the ambience of Princeton’s finest turn-of-the-century residences with period architectural details and grand spaces exuding great warmth. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7157543 $ 2 ,1 9 5 , 0 0 0

G R A N D C O L O N I A L I N S O U G H T- A F T E R E D G E R S T O U N E — 31 7 E D G E R STO U N E ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This grand Colonial in the sought-after Edgerstoune neighborhood is backed by the old-growth trees and nature trails of Greenway Meadows Park. Dine under the stars on a two-tier deck and entertain in any type of weather in the finished walk-out basement, complete with a tiered media room, full bath, and elegant kitchenette. Linda Twining +1 609 439 2282 | +1 609 921 1050 | ltwining@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7144193 $ 2 ,1 9 5 , 0 0 0

I N -T O W N H AV E N I S E L E G A N T I N E V E RY WAY — 3 6 PA U L R O B E S O N P L A C E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Turnkey luxury in the heart of it all. On a sun-gilded corner of vibrant downtown Princeton, this sophisticated, Federal-style townhome at the Residences of Palmer Square has doorstep access to the area’s finest shops, eateries, theaters, and schools, including Princeton University. Innumerable updates elevate this already exquisite home to something truly spectacular. Madolyn Greve +1 609 462 2505 | +1 609 921 1050 | mgreve@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7091907 $ 2 ,1 8 5 , 0 0 0 R E F I N E D C O LO N I A L F R A M E D BY M AG N I F I C E N T G RO U N D S — 1 21 W I N F I E L D ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This refined Colonial is magnificently framed by 2+ acres, whose oak trees, glossy magnolias, and showy hydrangea add romance to a beckoning pool, rolling lawns, and bluestone terrace—picturesque privacy sited within five minutes of downtown Princeton. An elegant, complete renovation pairs with the replaced roof and systems to provide a pristine property that pleases on every level. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7244246 $2,050,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty A U T H E N T I C D E TA I L S C U R AT E D F R O M A R O U N D T H E G L O B E — 6 0 P H E A S A N T H I L L ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Every room in this perfectly poised home holds a story and is ready to captivate audiences with old-world romance and extraordinary attention to detail. The house is situated on a lovely 2-acre lot with a pool and plenty of privacy, not far from downtown Princeton. Norman T. “Pete” Callaway +1 609 558 5900 | +1 609 921 1050 | pcallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7047312 $ 1 , 9 9 9, 9 9 9

A I RY I N T E R I O R S H A R M O N I Z E W I T H L E A F Y P R I VA C Y — 1 HAGEMAN L ANE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Perfectly poised to take in nature’s splendor from every room, this custom, clean-lined estate was designed in concert with the award-winning architect studio of Agoos Lovera, sought after for their modern sensibility and sensitivity to a home’s natural environment. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7138525 $ 1 , 9 9 9, 0 0 0

T U R N - O F -T H E - C E N T U RY M A G N I F I C E N C E — 1 0 7 L I B R A RY P L A C E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY On one of Princeton’s most coveted streets, this stunning Italianate Villa was designed by renowned artist Howard Russell Butler, the creative genius behind Lake Carnegie. Grand-size rooms and exquisite architectural details afford gracious, yet comfortable living and entertaining spaces. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7133055 $1,998,000

T O P -T O - B O T T O M M A K E O V E R I N E D G E R S T O U N E — 1 9 1 H U N ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY A well-built house on a 3.75-acre Edgerstoune area lot was chosen for a top-to-bottom makeover that merges easygoing style and modern livability. The one thing that didn’t change is the storybook view of a pond surrounded by woods. Oak floors, Pella windows, and copper gutters are all indicative of the designer’s penchant for quality. Norman T. Callaway, Jr. +1 609 647 2001 | +1 609 921 1050 | ncallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7260773 $1,960,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY F L AW L E S S R E N O VAT I O N S AT T H E H I S T O R I C A I K E N H O U S E — 1 2 - 1 4 M U R R AY P L A C E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY A heart-of-Princeton location, Victorian charm, and modern-day comforts reside in perfect harmony at the historic Aiken House. The exterior inspires the imagination with its mansard roof, flicker of gas lanterns, landscaped garden, and wrap-around front porch. Inside, high ceilings capture volume and light, highlighting period details. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7142476 $1,950,000

A N I DY L L I C W E ST E R N S EC T I O N C H A R M E R — 2 M O RV E N P L A C E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Perfectly placed amidst the proudest homes in Princeton’s coveted Western Section, this classic center hall is oozing with charm and warmth from a bygone era, while also including a variety of significant, modern-day enhancements. The current owners have been great stewards of the property for more than three decades, overseeing a beautifully executed kitchen-family room renovation and expansion. Judson Henderson +1 609 651 2226 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhenderson@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7180920 $1,895,000 I N P R I N C E TO N ’ S A D O R E D B RO O K STO N E N E I G H B O R H O O D — 1 24 B RO O K STO N E D R I V E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY From outside, this classic, white house appears to be the quintessential Colonial, but a tour of the expanded interior reveals extraordinary spaces that break the mold. The foyer with spiral staircase opens to a large living room and cozy den, both with fireplaces. In the dining room, floor-to-ceiling panes of glass provide uninterrupted views of the pool and patio. Christina M. Callaway +1 609 610 5747 | +1 609 921 1050 | ccallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7167822 $1,850,000 W E S T E R N S E C T I O N B E A U T Y PA I R S C L A S S I C W I T H DY N A M I C — 61 W E STC OT T ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY With sophisticated additions by Michael Graves and Ron Berlin, this Western Section Colonial beautifully pairs classic with dynamic. A large, park-inspired English garden is overlooked by two terraces, offering multiple sitting areas for reflection and repose. Holiday-size formal rooms enable dinner-party seating for more than 20 and lead to special, tucked-away spaces like a windowed octagon with a hand-painted floor. Joan Loraine Otis +1 908 415 3062 | +1 609 921 1050 | lotis@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7185801 $1,850,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty E X Q U I S I T E LY D E S I G N E D I N T H E P R E S E RV E — 1 76 H I G H L A N D T E R R A C E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This fabulous home is located in The Preserve, a secluded neighborhood of 25 luxurious custom homes just minutes from independent schools, downtown Princeton, the University, and trains to New York and Philadelphia. Adorned with built-in cabinetry, inlaid hardwood flooring, wainscotted walls, and two fireplaces, this five-bedroom home with a walk-out lower level is an exceptional offering. Cheryl Goldman +1 609 439 9072 | +1 609 921 1050 | cgoldman@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/1002083662 $ 1 , 8 4 9, 0 0 0 CIT Y LIVING IN THE CENTER OF PRINCETON — 2 2 PA U L R O B E S O N P L A C E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Stunning and superbly appointed townhomes in the heart of downtown Princeton offer the ultimate in-town living experience. The Residences at Palmer Square provide an unrivaled location, exquisite finishes, and an elevator to service the well designed, multi-level floor plan. Moments from fine dining, shopping, and the library; a block to the Princeton University campus, and less than a mile to the train. Michael Monarca +1 917 225 0831 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmonarca@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/6937441 $1,825,000 D R A M AT I C A L LY R E M O D E L E D T O T H E H I G H E S T S TA N D A R D S — 1 1 6 3 G R E AT R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY This must-see home has been dramatically renovated and custom remodeled to the highest standards. Everything has been redone, from new high-efficiency systems, to attractive Hardi-Board siding, new plumbing, and a new roof. The interior is beyond impressive with high ceilings, glossy wood floors, and custom millwork. Jane Henderson Kenyon +1 609 828 1450 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhendersonkenyon@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7236437 $ 1 , 7 9 9, 0 0 0

T H E B E S T O F E V E RY T H I N G N E A R B E D E N S B R O O K — 88 SOUTHERN HILLS DRIVE S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y This elegant, light-filled custom Colonial provides privacy and views that stretch over its bluestone patios to Bedens Brook Country Club’s 15th fairway and beyond. Inlaid wood floors, coffered ceilings, and a fireplace decorate the formal spaces, while handsome bookcases grace the library, which leads out to the patio, English country gardens, and manicured privacy hedges. Laura A. Huntsman +1 609 731 3507 | +1 609 921 1050 | lhuntsman@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7205969 $1,750,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY L I G H T, S PA C E , A N D L A K E V I E W S F O R D AY S — 621 L AKE DRIVE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Swoon-worthy lake views and shimmering sunshine cascade through nearly every room of this incredible Riverside find. On a large, 0.69-acre lot, backed by towering trees and a rare-for-the-area boat dock, this four-bedroom home has a front-row seat for crew races on Carnegie Lake. Sleek 1950s lines and wide expanses of windows and skylights provide the perfect backdrop for your potential dream home. Susanne A. Ams +1 609 577 2033 | +1 609 921 1050 | sams@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7144001 $1,720,000 E L M R I D G E FA R M — 7 AQ UA T E R R AC E PENNINGTON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY The crown jewel of Elm Ridge Park, Elm Ridge Farm dates its legacy back to 1798. Nestled within a neighborhood, this private oasis beckons with an expansive bluestone terrace, sleepy rolling lawns, and a shared scenic pond. The residence has been lovingly maintained and thoughtfully upgraded by designer and homeowner Andrew Outerbridge. A unique and idyllic retreat, with the bonus of a convenient location. Jane Henderson Kenyon +1 609 828 1450 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhendersonkenyon@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7202582 $1,695,000 S PA C I O U S R E S I D E N C E I N L O V E LY, T W O - A C R E S E T T I N G — 1 4 8 FA I RWAY D R I V E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Ensuring privacy and creative, flexible spaces to accommodate today’s modern lifestyle, this thoughtfully expanded home is ideal for multi-generational residents. Set in the beloved Brookstone neighborhood, less than two miles from historic Nassau Street, there is a restful sense of nature surrounding two tree-framed, organically landscaped acres and a shimmering in-ground pool. Michael Monarca +1 917 225 0831 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmonarca@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7222526 $1,690,000 A L L T H E P L E A S U R E S O F R E F I N E D C O U N T RY L I V I N G — 81 P E T T Y ROA D C R A N B U RY, N E W J E R S E Y Every room in this Lew Barber custom-built home enchants. Holiday-size formal entertaining spaces, amenity-rich everyday living spaces, and incredible panoramic vistas of 6+ farm-assessed acres provide all the pleasures of a refined country lifestyle— mere minutes to major roads, blue ribbon schools, and Princeton. Norman T. Callaway, Jr. +1 609 647 2001 | +1 609 921 1050 | ncallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7100307 $1,595,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty THE FEELING OF THE HAMPTONS — IN PRINCETON — 25 FOULET DRIVE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Stone walls, blossoming trees, colorful perennials, and a classic shingle style design bring the charm of a Hamptons beach house to this elegant Princeton beauty, just moments from downtown. Enhanced by volume ceilings and unique architectural details that include custom moldings and light-filled glass transoms, this home’s formal and informal spaces were flawlessly designed for a perfect entertaining flow. Martha Jane Weber +1 609 462 1563 | +1 609 921 1050 | janeweber@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7256676 $1,550,000 A N I N -T O W N C L A S S I C W I T H S T Y L E A N D S U B S TA N C E — 4 4 MAPLE STREE T PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY On a charming, tree-lined street in the heart of town, this 1907 Queen Anne Victorian has undergone extensive renovations, doubling its size and creating bright, cheerful spaces to enjoy across three finished levels. Thoughtful design has preserved period charm, while incorporating modern touches like attractive built-ins, a dual-side fireplace, and a master addition that leaves nothing to be desired. Judson Henderson +1 609 651 2226 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhenderson@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7246368 $1,550,000 ALL THE ELEMENTS OF A FOREVER HOME — 35 PE T TIT PL ACE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Effortless beauty and natural privacy envelop this brick-front home in the Princeton Ridge. The rear deck and main patio overlook a panorama of green, as does an ancillary patio right outside of the bright and spacious, walk-out finished basement. The interior presents just the right mix of formality and comfort, while two fireplaces invite family and friends to settle in and stay awhile. Barbara Blackwell +1 609 915 5000 | +1 609 921 1050 | bblackwell@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7229650 $1,498,000 S C E N I C H I L L S I D E R E T R E AT D E S I G N E D BY J I M H A M I LT O N — 1 20 P ROV I N C E L I N E ROA D SKILLMAN (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY An indescribable custom home by visionary architect Jim Hamilton offers a range of spaces, from grand hall to quaint hideaway. As one of his few, from-the-ground-up designs, the Hopewell Township house eschews rules, embraces whimsy, and showcases the talents of many local artisans. Tucked between the area’s finest country clubs and nearby schools, and just two miles to Hopewell Borough and 5.5 miles to Princeton. Judson Henderson +1 609 651 2226 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhenderson@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7174923 $1,495,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY A V E RY S P E C I A L F I N D I N P R I N C E T O N ’ S H I S T O R I C D I S T R I C T — 14 ED GEHILL STREE T PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY In Princeton’s historic district and after five generations of stewardship by the same family, this Charles Steadman–designed home awaits its next owner. Tucked on a quiet street with sidewalk access to Princeton’s town center and the University, this home has been meticulously maintained, expanded upon, and renovated. Norman T. Callaway, Jr. +1 609 647 2001 | +1 609 921 1050 | ncallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7102974 $1,425,000

O N E - O F - A - K I N D O P P O RT U N I T Y I N H U N T E R D O N C O U N T Y — 2 5 8 - 2 6 0 W E RT S V I L L E R O A D RINGOE S (E A ST AMWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JER SE Y Integrating heritage and modern design, this historic farmhouse was reinvented with a fabulous addition while still preserving the best of its old-world patina. Also included in the 10+ acre property are an oversize garage, a caretaker’s efficiency, and two fantastic, income-producing apartments with stunning outdoor spaces. Beth M. Steffanelli +1 609 915 2360 | +1 609 397 1974 | bsteffanelli@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7165815 $1,400,000

Y O U R D R E A M L I F E S T Y L E S TA RT S H E R E — 1 5 4 P ROV I N C E L I N E ROA D SKILLMAN (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY On the border of Princeton with a traditional exterior and great attention to detail throughout, this custom Colonial takes its cue from the many historic properties nearby. It’s not until you encounter the multiple cathedral ceilings, sprawling kitchen, and functional arrangement of the spacious, well-appointed, and pristinely kept rooms that you realize the home is actually born of modern times. Owen “Jones” Toland +1 609 731 5953 | +1 609 921 1050 | jtoland@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7202623 $1,350,000 M O D E R N - D AY L I V I N G AT I T S M O S T S T Y L I S H — 4 R AY M O N D L A N E B E L L E M E A D ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y The best possible finishes are found throughout this fantastic home in a wonderful neighborhood—so close to Princeton, near Montgomery Township’s blue ribbon schools, and backing to green acres. An elegant, streamlined interior encapsulates modern day living at its most stylish. Valerie Smith +1 609 658 0394 | +1 609 921 1050 | vsmith@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7140634 $1, 325,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty A M O D E R N B U C K S C O U N T Y FA R M H O U S E — 114 CEDAR GLEN DRIVE N E W H O P E ( U P P E R M A K E F I E L D TO W N S H I P ) , P E N N SY LVA N I A Surrounded by 8 protected acres, this modern Bucks County farmhouse is pleasantly perched just outside New Hope Borough in idyllic Cedar Glen. The current owners spared no expense in expanding and updating the property, which is listed on the Bucks County Historic Registry. The gated entrance greets visitors who will be charmed by the home’s graceful exterior, classic details, and hardwood floors that echo a rich history. Cynthia Shoemaker-Zerrer +1 609 915 8399 | +1 609 397 1974 | cshoemakerzerrer@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7257459 $1,295,000 H A N D S O M E LY F I N I S H E D I N E T T L FA R M — 173 CHRISTOPHER DRIVE PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Handsomely finished in every way, this distinguished Ettl Farm Colonial marries traditional elegance with an entertaining-perfect floor plan. It’s all in the details: intricate moldings, tall, freshly painted spaces, and custom touches lit by sunshine. Formal living and dining rooms flank a two-story foyer and its butterfly staircase, while the great room boasts a gas fireplace, Palladian-topped windows, and granite-topped wet bar. Robin McCarthy Froehlich +1 609 731 4498 | +1 609 921 1050 | rfroehlich@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7260834 $1,295,000 C O N S T I T U T I O N H I L L J E W E L T O B E T R A N S F O R M E D BY F R I E S — 28 CONSTITUTION HILL WE ST PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY With its perfect setting, voluminous space, and ultimate Princeton location, this Constitution Hill jewel will be transformed by an approved plan for a stunning renovation and expansion by Glen Fries Associates. Cathedral living and dining spaces will soar under new barrel ceilings. A brand-new kitchen will be created, a mudroom will be added, and dormers will beautifully illuminate and expand the upstairs. Jane Henderson Kenyon +1 609 828 1450 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhendersonkenyon@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7256732 $1,295,000 D R A M AT I C D E S I G N I N A S E R E N E S E T T I N G — 9 4 5 G R E AT R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Soak up the sun and leafy views from the many remarkable indoor and outdoor spaces found throughout this architecturally distinctive, modern home in a serene setting. Windows and doors in multiple entertaining areas ensure peaceful vistas throughout, creating an inviting interior that is both comfortable and extraordinary. Judson Henderson +1 609 651 2226 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhenderson@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7156732 $1,295,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY D E S I G N E D T O S TA N D T H E T E S T O F T I M E — 1 76 R O L L I N G H I L L R O A D S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Exquisite finishes, emblem wood floors, and soaring beam trusses define this beautiful home with a wonderful indoor/outdoor connection, just a turn or two from the Bedens Brook clubhouse. A lushly treed lot ensures privacy, while still providing views of the links from the bluestone patio. Owen “Jones” Toland +1 609 731 5953 | +1 609 921 1050 | jtoland@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7135555 $1,295,000

U N D E N I A B LY E L E G A N T, I R R E S I S T I B LY C O N V E N I E N T — 6 3 PAT T O N AV E N U E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Undeniably elegant and irresistibly convenient, this brand new, semi-detached home in the much-loved Jugtown neighborhood is absolutely perfect for the way we live today. Fine appointments impress at every turn: custom molding and built-ins, rich hardwoods, exquisite stone and tile. Sparkling new kitchen includes everything on a chef ’s wish list, while downtown Princeton—just blocks away—tempts an evening out. Cheryl Goldman +1 609 439 9072 | +1 609 921 1050 | cgoldman@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7247228 $1,285,000 G R O S S O - B U I LT H O M E I N A FA B U L O U S L O C AT I O N — 7 1 P L A N T E R S RO W S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Set in a peaceful cul-de-sac just a few turns from both Cherry Valley and Bedens Brook clubs, this Grosso-built home shows off designer style and wonderfully relaxed spaces. Mere miles to Princeton, there is no shortage of things to do—although you may never want to leave. Valerie Smith +1 609 658 0394 | +1 609 921 1050 | vsmith@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7135831 $1,275,000

A CUSTOM FLO ORPL AN SHOWERED IN SUNLIGHT — 2 76 C A RT E R R O A D P R I N C E T O N ( L AW R E N C E T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y A tour through this bright and remarkably spacious home leaves no doubt that it was custom built for modern entertaining and to make the most of its ultra-private setting on five gated acres in a small, luxury enclave. Huge windows maximize light and showcase a pool surrounded by dense greenery. Merlene K. Tucker +1 609 937 7693 | +1 609 921 1050 | mtucker@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7119859 $ 1 , 2 5 9, 0 0 0

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty S TA N D I N G P R O U D I N C H E R RY VA L L E Y — 1 2 B A N YA N R O A D S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y In one of Cherry Valley’s finest spots, and thanks to its golf and pond views, this home makes the most of its setting with windows and doors that embrace the vista. Soft-colored walls and deep-stained, refinished hardwood floors begin in the airy foyer, which opens to living and dining rooms large enough to host any holiday. Yet most will flock to the sunken family room with its breathtaking scenery. Michael Monarca +1 917 225 0831 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmonarca@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7203068 $1,250,000 C A P T I VAT I N G W I T H L E A F Y V I E W S A N D E N D L E S S U P D AT E S — 1 7 7 2 S T U A RT R O A D W E S T PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Though only minutes from downtown Princeton, this gated, cul-de-sac Colonial feels like a peaceful, countryside retreat—courtesy of wraparound tree views, a scenic backyard stream, and magnolia-shaded patios. Set among some of Pretty Brook’s finest homes, this elegant residence captivates with entertaining-perfect interiors and an endless list of recent updates that include all mechanical systems. Susan A. Cook +1 609 577 9959 | +1 609 921 1050 | scook@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7244102 $ 1 , 2 4 9, 0 0 0 E A S Y, L U X U R I O U S L I V I N G I N A D Y N A M I C S E T T I N G — 121 VICTORIA MEWS PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY World-class restaurants, shops, culture, and Princeton’s famed University—the Residences of Palmer Square are right at the heart of it all. In a premier, in-town location, embraced by landscaped promenades and courtyards, these thoughtfully designed, Federal-style condominiums pair old-world charm with a modern, maintenance-free lifestyle. Michael Monarca +1 917 225 0831 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmonarca@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7055515 $1,240,000 P O I S E D E D G E R STO U N E B E AU T Y O N G R AC I O U S G RO U N D S — 1 83 E D G E R STO U N E ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY A near-acre of beautifully planted grounds encircle this poised and elegant residence, designed by notable architect Francis Comstock. Wonderful updates preserve the spirit of an entertaining-perfect design, as those gathered are encouraged to flow freely throughout the living and dining rooms and out to the curved patios and in-ground pool, atmospheric with outdoor lighting. Janet Stefandl +1 201 805 7402 | +1 609 921 1050 | jstefandl@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7167549 $1,225,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY B E A U T I F U L LY P R E S E N T E D W E S T E R N S E C T I O N H O M E — 57 E L M ROA D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Set back on the road in a superb location for exploring the very best of Princeton, this beautifully presented Western Section home maintains a modern sense of simplicity with a pared-back style that’s easy on the eyes. The large, open-plan kitchen with an eye-catching 13-foot marble island is the focal point of the home, while the fenced yard provides a private place to unwind. Owen “Jones” Toland +1 609 731 5953 | +1 609 921 1050 | jtoland@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7260293 $ 1 ,1 9 9, 0 0 0 S U N - D R E N C H E D E S TAT E F E E L S W O R L D S AWAY — 23 B I RC H W O O D D R I V E P R I N C E T O N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Less than three miles to Princeton’s fine restaurants, shops, and theaters, this incredible, five-acre estate feels worlds away. Ideally situated on a wooded parcel close to nature trails, this grandly proportioned home has an effortlessly entertaining flow, burnished hardwoods, crisp molding, and plenty of sunshine. Cynthia S. Weshnak +1 609 651 1795 | +1 908 874 0000 | cweshnak@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7250767 $ 1 ,1 9 5 , 0 0 0

DESIGNED FOR THE GO OD LIFE — 1 3 7 VA N Z A N D T R O A D S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y A stately entry and spacious foyer introduce this traditional beauty with impressive formal rooms for hosting life’s celebrations. Soaring ceilings allow the stone fireplace to stretch high above the family room, providing a warm glow that extends into the adjacent kitchen and breakfast room. Located in a fantastic neighborhood, close to Bedens Brook and Cherry Valley country clubs, Princeton, and Montgomery schools. Amy Schaefer +1 609 651 5332 | +1 908 874 0000 | aschaefer@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7252511 $ 1 ,1 7 5 , 0 0 0 O N E - O F-A- K I N D FA R M E T T E A N D B E AU T I F U L C U ST O M H O M E — 4 9 FA I RV I E W R O A D S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Whether you’re a hobby farmer, a farm-to-table enthusiast, or simply love the land, this exquisite farmette is just eight miles from Princeton in the highly rated Montgomery school district. The custom built home with an open-concept design is set on 13.25 farmland-conserved acres and offers magnificent vistas from every room. Multiple outbuildings include a 95’x40’ pole barn and heated 30’x40’ shop/garage. Valerie Smith +1 609 658 0394 | +1 609 921 1050 | vsmith@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7223324 $ 1 ,1 4 5 , 0 0 0

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty E X T R A O R D I N A RY O P P O RT U N I T Y I N PA L M E R S Q U A R E — 6 5 A PA L M E R S Q U A R E W E S T PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY In the heart of Palmer Square, smack dab in the middle of Princeton’s favorite shops and eateries, with the train, McCarter Theatre, and the University nearby, a private entrance leads to the “Dolly Madison,” a sun-bathed three-bedroom, two-bath townhouse where elegant, hardwood-lined spaciousness greets at every turn. One of a kind. Judson Henderson +1 609 651 2226 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhenderson@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7252750 $1,095,000

M I D - C E N T U RY M O D E R N I N PA R K S I D E — 7 9 PA R K S I D E D R I V E PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Designed by renowned architect and Princeton University professor Henry Jandl, and home to only two lucky families thus far, this dynamic mid-century modern nestled in a graceful curve of the Parkside neighborhood is perfectly poised to honor nature in every single room. A trio of transomed glass sliders that span the sweeping living and dining areas provide wooded views of the yard and backing Battlefield Park. Santina “Sandy” Beslity +1 609 577 6626 | +1 609 921 1050 | sbeslity@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7154670 $1,075,000 L U X U RY C A R R I A G E H O M E I N T H E H E A RT O F D O Y L E S T O W N — 7 3 S O U T H H A M I LT O N S T R E E T, U N I T 1 D O Y L E S T O W N , P E N N S Y LVA N I A Hamilton Hill features custom-built carriage homes that provide an oasis of luxury behind closed doors. These character-filled homes have been architect-designed for effortless, modern living, while remaining faithful to the charming local architecture of Doylestown Borough. Brick fronts with bluestone porches introduce interiors with three finished levels that are naturally bright and open. Beth M. Steffanelli +1 609 915 2360 | +1 609 397 1974 | bsteffanelli@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7181687 $1,060,000 A R C H I T E C T- O W N E D — A N D I T S H O W S — 3 L A C O S TA C O U RT S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y The ultimate offering in Cherry Valley, this architect-owned home shows like it was plucked right out of a design magazine. The modern front door makes a bold statement that continues inside, where walls and columns were removed to contribute to this home’s open, free-flowing feel. Expansive windows stretch up the visually dramatic walls, and barn doors delineate spaces in a fresh, 21st-century style. Eileen Bitterly +1 202 262 2667 | +1 609 921 1050 | ebitterly@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7195075 $1,035,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY S T E A D M A N - D E S I G N E D C L A S S I C I N H I S T O R I C M E RC E R H I L L — 26 ALE X ANDER STREE T PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Bring your imagination to this beautiful in-town offering, which delights with quintessential Princeton charm on a postcard-perfect streetscape of the historic Mercer Hill District. Like most of the mid-19th-century Federal and Greek Revival houses on this stretch, this exceptional clapboard home was designed by noted architect, Charles Steadman, and exhibits fine period hallmarks, including five decorative fireplaces. Judson Henderson +1 609 651 2226 | +1 609 921 1050 | jhenderson@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7165960 $ 9 9 9, 9 9 9 M O D E R N , L I G H T- F I L L E D H I L L I E R H O M E F R A M E S N AT U R E — 7 K I M B E R LY C O U RT PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY The privilege of peace, the pleasures of nature, the ease of a close-to-downtown location—all are beautifully balanced by this clean-lined, Hillier-designed home in The Glen. Graceful angles capture the light, from the archway at the front door, to the vaulted ceilings that energize an open living and dining plan—perfect for showcasing an art collection. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7247681 $ 9 9 9, 0 0 0 C E D A R - C L A D C O N T E M P O R A RY H I D D E N I N T H E W O O D S — 6 4 1 L AW R E N C E V I L L E R O A D PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY Follow a long, sun-dappled drive to this cedar-sided Contemporary set way back from the road for a peaceful, middle-of-the-woods feel. The ideal, three-acre Princeton location allows you to splash in the pool and lounge on the deck in complete privacy, then pop into town in less than five minutes. Modern updates are sleek, yet bold; the exceptional interior’s main living areas, soaring and spacious. Anita F. O’Meara +1 609 235 6889 | +1 609 737 7765 | afomeara@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7239299 $ 9 9 9, 0 0 0 F E E L S L I K E H O M E AT F I R S T S I G H T — 8 E A ST SHORE DRIVE PRINCETON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY Make your way to a quiet corner of old Elm Ridge Park, where few cars disrupt the sounds of chirping birds and rustling leaves. Here, you’ll find a picture-perfect property brimming with character and comfortable space, every inch impeccably maintained. Classic design elements will stand the test of time. Norman T. Callaway, Jr. +1 609 647 2001 | +1 609 921 1050 | ncallaway@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7184452 $ 9 8 9, 0 0 0

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty R E N O VAT E D L U X U RY I N T H E H E A RT O F D O W N T O W N — 65 PINE STREE T PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY On a picturesque “tree street” in the heart of downtown Princeton, this stunning, two-bedroom townhome has been completely renovated to exquisite taste with thoughtful appointments and the finest materials. From new sliding doors to sustainable, wide-plank Kahr floors, beauty and luxury have been brought to each and every room. Janet Stefandl +1 201 805 7402 | +1 609 921 1050 | jstefandl@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7069816 $925,000

T R E E S T R E E T B E A U T Y S AV O R S T H E B E S T O F P R I N C E T O N — 19 CHE STNUT STREE T PRINCETON, NEW JERSEY From its coveted “Tree Street” location, this turn-of- the-century beauty savors the best of Princeton—mere yards from Hoagie Haven, Small World Coffee, and the Ivy Inn. Watch the world go by from a charming rocking chair porch, then step inside and appreciate hardwood floors and period details like rosette-trimmed millwork, cut-glass doorknobs, and the original stair rail, which lend incredible charm to updated interiors. Susan L. “Suzy” DiMeglio +1 609 915 5645 | +1 609 921 1050 | sdimeglio@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7177053 $ 8 9 9, 0 0 0 C U L- D E - S AC H O M E AG L O W W I T H L I G H T A N D WAT E R V I E W S — 1 0 C Y P R E S S C O U RT P L A I N S B O R O, N E W J E R S E Y Tucked away on a pretty cul-de-sac near the fields and trails of Plainsboro Community Park, this brick-front Colonial is filled with sunlight and beautiful views of its private yard and backing tree-edged pond, thanks to ample windows, French doors, and skylights. Madolyn Greve +1 609 462 2505 | +1 609 921 1050 | mgreve@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7146741 $ 8 7 9, 0 0 0

A T RU E B E A U T Y I N H O P E W E L L H U N T — 1 C A RO L I N E D R I V E PRINCETON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY Blending luxury and good taste, this Hopewell Hunt beauty offers a truly wonderful place to call home. The comfortable interior is comprised of many enchanting, user-friendly spaces that blend together seamlessly. In the warmer months, take the party outside to the patio overlooking a large, level yard—a wonderful backdrop to relax and enjoy. Janet Stefandl +1 201 805 7402 | +1 609 921 1050 | jstefandl@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7209563 $875,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY E X T R A O R D I N A RY F R O M E V E RY A N G L E — 1 1 C A RO L I N E D R I V E PRINCETON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY From the drama of its two-story foyer and butterfly staircase, to the blissful luxury of its outdoor space, this Hopewell Hunt Colonial is extraordinary from every angle. A grandly scaled floor plan with hardwood floors brings entertaining to new heights, as formal living and dining rooms join a vaulted, front-to-back conservatory and a soaring Great Room with a brick fireplace. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7247236 $875,000 B R I C K- F R O N T G E O R G I A N I N E L M R I D G E PA R K — 2 WE STERN PINE STREE T PENNINGTON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY “Elegant” and “impressive” only begin to describe this Elm Ridge Park home with considerable curb appeal. The brick-front Georgian is set back on a large corner lot, sheltered by specimen trees. Adjacent to a picturesque gentleman’s farm, the fenced grounds include a refinished pool and beautifully maintained landscaping. A flexible floor plan, both upstairs and down, makes one instantly feel like this is home. Margaret “Peggy” Baldwin +1 609 306 2052 | +1 609 737 7765 | pbaldwin@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7221185 $ 8 5 9, 9 0 0 PA S T O R A L V I E W S F R O M A N O P E N F L O O R P L A N — 1 APPLEWOOD DRIVE HOPEWELL, NEW JERSEY No need to move far from town to get postcard-perfect farm views. This house with a timeless stone facade and a modern, open floor plan is situated on a lovely two-acre lot within the triangle formed by Princeton, Pennington, and Hopewell Borough—yet the pastoral vista from the deck suggests otherwise. Barbara Blackwell +1 609 915 5000 | +1 609 921 1050 | bblackwell@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7160481 $ 8 4 9, 0 0 0

S T Y L E A N D S O P H I S T I C AT I O N A B O U N D — 14 MEADOW L ANE PENNINGTON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY Set back from the street on lushly landscaped grounds, this elegant home in Elm Ridge Park boasts the best life has to offer. Tiered patios, perennial flower beds, a koi pond, and a heated saltwater pool make outdoor relaxation downright enjoyable. Inside, the masterfully designed home is scaled to entertain. Owen “Jones” Toland +1 609 731 5953 | +1 609 921 1050 | jtoland@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7059124 $ 8 4 9, 0 0 0

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty O N A P R I VAT E AC R E , ST E P S F RO M L AW R E N C E V I L L E C A M P U S — 29 MANNING L ANE L AW R E N C E V I L L E , N E W J E R S E Y This home is uncommonly generous in size and located at the top end of a cul-de-sac on one of Lawrenceville’s most treasured streets. All of the recent renovations combine with an abundance of charm to create a real in-town gem. A stone patio overlooks the extensive, beautifully landscaped private yard, which is just shy of an acre, and leads to the entry introducing a traditional center-hall floor plan. Barbara Blackwell +1 609 915 5000 | +1 609 921 1050 | bblackwell@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7175631 $ 7 9 9, 0 0 0 D E S I G N E D TO P L E A S E I N P E N N I N GTO N B O RO U G H — 9 WA L K I N G P U R C H A S E D R I V E PENNINGTON, NEW JERSEY A peaceful parcel with open views on a prized Pennington cul-de-sac within strolling distance to Main Street is the ideal spot for this spacious, gracious home designed to entertain on any scale. Six bedrooms include a master suite with fireplace, a “teen dream” room with its own sitting and dressing areas, and a main-level guest room. Pamela C. Gillmett +1 609 731 1274 | +1 609 737 7765 | pgillmett@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7147866 $ 7 9 9, 0 0 0

E L E G A N T H O M E S E T A M O N G E X E C U T I V E P R O P E RT I E S — 7 HUNTERS RIDGE DRIVE PENNINGTON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY The sweeping open floor plan in this expansive home is filled with sunlight and an abundance of amenities that are sure to delight. Set in a neighborhood of attractive executive homes, with shops and eateries just a few turns away and commuting hubs within easy reach. Amy Granato +1 917 848 8345 | +1 609 921 1050 | agranato@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7257537 $ 7 7 9, 0 0 0

M A G N E T I C W I L L I A M T H O M P S O N C O N T E M P O R A RY — 1 63 RO L L I N G H I L L ROA D S K I L L M A N ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Magnificent woodland views fill every inch of this William Thompson–designed three-story contemporary—a poetic melding of Eastern and Western influences, set in Montgomery Township’s beloved Bedens Brook area. Ceiling-high walls of glass, a sprawling loft, and a wraparound outdoor deck allow leafy tranquility and brilliant natural light to be admired from every vantage point. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7191478 $750,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY F U L L O F W E L C O M E F E AT U R E S — 7 2 D E L AWA R E AV E N U E L A M B E RT V I L L E , N E W J E R S E Y This gorgeous, character-filled Victorian anchors a large lot with a two-car garage and off-street parking. Being offered for the first time since it was lovingly renovated by its current owners, this handsome period home features a gourmet kitchen, totally redone sleeping porch, whole-house generator, and new slate roof. Louis R. Toboz +1 609 751 1247 | +1 609 397 1974 | ltoboz@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7155096 $ 6 8 9, 0 0 0

S E R E N E E L E G A N C E O N T H R E E C O U N T RY S I D E A C R E S — 5 0 4 P E R R I N E V I L L E ROA D RO B B I N S V I L L E , N E W J E R S E Y Three countryside acres surround this brick-front Colonial, romantic with a wisteria-canopied patio, free-form swimming pool, and lovely tree-bordered lawns that host a pole barn with two horse stalls. A dining room with coffered ceiling, holiday-size living room, and fireside family room all feature hardwood floors. A beautifully renovated kitchen and vaulted breakfast room start the day with sunshine. Eugene “Gene” Mydlowski +1 609 731 0046 | +1 609 737 7765 | gmydlowski@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7250868 $ 6 4 9, 7 0 0 S U C H A S E R E N E S P O T, S O C L O S E T O T O W N — 198 PENN VIEW DRIVE PENNINGTON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY Backing up to acres of preserved land in the peaceful Hopewell Township neighborhood of Penn View Heights, this lovely, updated Garrison Colonial enjoys a proximity to Pennington Borough. A delightful and beautifully maintained home in a much-desired location, there is no doubt it will bring as much joy to the lucky new owners as it has to its current owners of more than 30 years. Barbara Blackwell +1 609 915 5000 | +1 609 921 1050 | bblackwell@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7165890 $635,000 ENTIRELY UPDATED IN THE HE ART OF PENNINGTON B OROUGH — 3 8 E G L A N T I N E AV E N U E PENNINGTON, NEW JERSEY Updated to meet the discerning taste of today’s buyers, this charming four square home sits elegantly on one of the prettiest streets in Pennington Borough. The current owners have transformed this diamond in the rough to a sparkly jewel that will make you fall in love at first sight. Set on a lovely lot with a deep backyard, just a block from the center of town, this is Pennington living at its best. Pamela C. Gillmett +1 609 731 1274 | +1 609 737 7765 | p.gillmett@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7251514 $625,000

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P RO PERT Y GA L L E RY Callaway Henderson Sotheby’s International Realty OVERLO OKING THE PICTURE SQUE D&R C ANAL — 1 1 1 7 C A N A L ROA D PRINCETON (FR ANKLIN TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY Situated on a gentle rise overlooking the picturesque D&R Canal, this enchanting reproduction of a Greek Revival home infuses the charm of yesteryear with modern-day amenities. With miles of trails behind the property and the towpath across the street, this wonderful, natural setting provides outdoor enjoyment year-round. Colleen Hall +1 609 865 1147 | +1 609 921 1050 | chall@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7236236 $620,000

H I S T O R I C B O R D E N T O W N ’ S FA M E D S T E P H E N S AY R E H O U S E — 2 5 FA R N S W O RT H AV E N U E BORDENTOWN, NEW JERSEY Whether you’re a history buff enthralled by the story of a key revolutionary figure or just drawn to the congenial charm of bustling Bordentown City, the Stephen Sayre House is not to be missed. Built in the early 18th century and later home to colonial patriot and private secretary to Benjamin Franklin, Stephen Sayre, this dignified three-story residence retains an abundance of original features proudly restored by the current owners. Catherine C. “Cathy” Nemeth +1 609 462 1237 | +1 609 737 7765 | cnemeth@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7203232 $598,500 A O N E - O F - A - K I N D, H O M E R I G H T I N T O W N — 5 3 N O RT H M A I N S T R E E T PENNINGTON, NEW JERSEY This home exudes all the elegance of a pristine Pennington grande dame, beginning with its covered front porch and storybook grounds with a dramatic water feature, brick patio, and secret garden. Inside, arched doorways, high ceilings, wood floors, and wavy- and stained-glass windows are hallmarks of the period. A major renovation added a gourmet kitchen, family/great room, and beautiful master suite above. Deborah W. “Debbie” Lane +1 609 306 3442 | +1 609 921 1050 | dlane@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7247268 $565,000 I M P E C C A B LY R E N O VAT E D I N L AW R E N C E V I L L E G R E E N E — 4 H A M I LT O N C O U RT L AW R E N C E V I L L E , N E W J E R S E Y In a gracious, tree-dotted neighborhood just moments from the Village of Lawrenceville, this impeccably renovated Lawrenceville Greene home delights with modern elegance and easy livability. Inviting spaces lined with custom millwork and hardwood floors are as comfortable as they are impressive. A large, grassy, fenced backyard and paver patio expand the living area outdoors. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7222146 $550,000

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PROPERT Y G A LLERY TR ADITIONAL LINES AND SUNNY MO OD DEFINE THIS HOME — 7 8 B AY B E R RY R O A D PRINCETON (HOPEWELL TOWNSHIP), NEW JERSEY In Hopewell Township, bordering Elm Ridge Park and with a Princeton address, this gracious Colonial is set on a picturesque lot with no shortage of outdoor living space. With its traditional lines, sunny mood, and easy access to schools, corporate parks, and downtown Princeton, this one is easy to love. Kathleen Mandzij +1 917 846 7851 | +1 609 921 1050 | kmandzij@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/1000207630 $ 5 3 9, 0 0 0

A O N C E - I N -A- L I F E T I M E O F F E R I N G — 4 3 D E A D T R E E RU N R O A D B E L L E M E A D ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Opie’s Grist Mill needs to be seen to be believed. Converted into a residence in the 1960s, incorporating the original mechanicals, this historic mill was owned by the president of the Van Harlingen Historical Society and was truly a labor of love. Pike Brook winds its way along the property, flowing into a waterfall below the deck. Carolyn V. Kirch +1 908 420 1208 | +1 609 921 1050 | ckirch@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7159433 $ 4 6 9, 0 0 0

A V E R S AT I L E L AY O U T A N D VA L U E P R I C E — 1 1 P O L I N G FA R M R O A D B E L L E M E A D ( M O N T G O M E RY T O W N S H I P ) , N E W J E R S E Y Set back from the road on a pretty parcel in a convenient Montgomery Township neighborhood, this mother-daughter home offers vast living options and plenty of flexibility. The main living quarters feature a living room, updated kitchen, two spacious bedrooms, and bath. Down the hall, with its own separate entrance, is a charming, one-bedroom suite with kitchenette and its own sizable entertaining space. Sarah Strong Drake +1 908 229 4260 | +1 609 921 1050 | sdrake@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7233108 $ 3 9 9, 0 0 0 M O U N T RO S E O FF I C E S W I T H C O N V E N I E N C E A N D C H A R AC T E R — 2 3 0 H O P E W E L L- P R I N C E T O N R O A D HOPEWELL, NEW JERSEY Central to Princeton, Lawrenceville, Hopewell, Pennington, and Montgomery, the historic Mount Rose General Store has been completely restored and brought up to today’s standards for its current use as professional offices. The building and picturesque one-acre parcel anchor the crossroads of the village of Mount Rose, maintaining a sense of history in this rural yet busy location, convenient to Routes 1, 206, 95, and 295. Maura Mills +1 609 947 5757 | +1 609 921 1050 | mmills@callawayhenderson.com bit.ly/7205674 $ 3 4 9, 0 0 0

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OUR AGENTS M O N T G O M E RY O F F I C E 908.874.0000 1325 Route 206, Suite 30, Skillman, New Jersey 08558

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AMY SCHAEFER

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MEREDITH MILCHANOSKI

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PRINCETON OFFICE 609.921.1050 4 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08542

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JUDSON HENDERSON

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Sales Associate 215.301.9007

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Sales Associate 609.306.1535

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OUR AGENTS PRINCETON OFFICE 609.921.1050 4 Nassau Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08542

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S Y L M A R I E “ S Y L” T RO W B R I D G E

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LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE J O N L A M B E RT — T H E O W N E R O F P R I N C E T O N R E C O R D E X C H A N G E , T H E N A T I O N A L L Y A C C L A I M E D I N D I E R E C O R D S H O P, I S S H A R I N G H I S PA S S I O N F O R M U S I C O N E V I N Y L AT A T I M E I N T H E T O W N H E C A L L S “ H O M E ” “I have always loved this town. I moved to Princeton with my family in 1967, when I was five years old. We bought a small house in the Western Section, on Boudinot Street, that had been the governor’s gardener’s cottage when the Morven estate was much larger. The house, built in the 1700s, had been badly damaged by a fire. My father was an artist with a good architectural design sense, and he remodeled it to be an interesting mix of historic and mid-century elements. Later we moved to Wiggins Street, where I lived through my teens. It was great growing up in what was then called the Borough. Everywhere I wanted to go was no more than a bike ride away. “When I think back to my youth, what usually springs to mind are the summers hanging at the fountain [outside the Woodrow Wilson School]. That’s where my friends would always congregate, and we would while away the long, hot days and nights splashing in the water and playing frisbee. The parks, Carnegie Lake, the Princeton University Art Museum, the Princeton Public Library, the sculptures and cool campus buildings with their gargoyles (I used to climb the facades at night and get chased

by proctors) are all still dear to me. When I got a job at Princeton Record Exchange (PREX) 30 years ago, I was delighted to be back in town and still more so when I was able to purchase the store from the founder. It feels great to be such an integral part of the fabric of our town. “There are some [local] artists who I think are doing amazing stuff: I went to PHS with musician Chris Harford; he’s been making great music with his Band of Changes ever since. I am also a huge fan of Sō Percussion, Princeton’s Ensemble-in-Residence. I love it when the Summer Institute students come and play at the store. “I have lived in the general area all my life and for the last 15 years in Rocky Hill, with my wife, Cynthia. I think the excellent blend of independent retail stores (of course), top-notch restaurants, the University, and the educated community with its embrace of nature, culture, and the arts makes it a pretty wonderful place.”

—As told to Jennifer P. Henderson

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