Welcome to Collingswood
Collingswood has been hailed as the poster child for historic redevelopment. The Borough was recently named a Classic Town of Greater Philadelphia . This recognition honors communities that have preserved their history, their character, and their main street charm.”
Over the past 20 years Collingswood has worked to bring historic charm, modern shops and new life to the heart of town, Haddon Avenue. The shopping and dining district represents a mix of historic touches and urban accessibility and character. The LumberYard Condos are situated along this beautiful streetscape, bringing the best of Collingswood to your doorstep. In August, 2011, Forbes named Collingswood one of America's Most Transformed Neighborhoods.Back to the top
Dozens of shops, restaurants and services right at your front door. Collingswood’s downtown is well known throughout the region as a destination for a day (or evening) out. Proximity to Haddon Avenue -Collingswood’s main street- makes LumberYard living convenient. Get your hair cut, grab a bite, shop produce or pick up a gift – and never have to hop in your car. As a matter of fact, Collingswood was named the best place in America to go car-free by Men’s Journal Magazine.
Collingswood receives regular recognition as a town waist deep in merchants, restaurants and services selected as Best Of in their field or food. In the last 10 years, Collingswood has won major Kudos from publications, magazines, planning organizations and more. See the Awards and Press page for more information.Back to the top
It’s just a quick trip to Philadelphia via the Patco Speedline. The fact that the LumberYard is footsteps from regional rails is an asset to those looking to stay close to the city for work or play. Stop out your front door and a walk a few blocks, grab a ticket and head to the City of Brotherly Love in no time.
Patco also connect to regional rails bound for New York and DC.Back to the top
Collingswood’s downtown is hailed as South Jersey’s Restaurant Row. Since the downtown revitalization, Collingswood has become the regional leader in the BYO restaurant biz. Pedestrian friendly Haddon Ave welcomes thousands of diners and shoppers weekly. Our walkability, makes Collingswood a destination for diners that grab a bottle of Merlot as they hustle to reservations at their favorite corner table or check out a new restaurant.
Even merchants encourage BYO at event evenings - painting pottery, spa nights or for a night out with the fellas. Guests flock to dinner and the downtown before catching bands and stage shows at the historic Scottish Rite Theater - A 1,000+ seat theater and beautiful Ballroom.
Family friendly, artsy and esoteric – Collingswood boasts dozens of yearly events. There’s something to look forward to almost every weekend. Cruise Night brings classic cars to Haddon Ave, May Fair the area’s biggest block party (a mile long!) and the Book Festival is the biggest literary event of its kind around. Artists and musicians line the downtown for Second Saturday, a year round celebration of the arts and our Farmers’ Market (voted best in the Nation) is the place to be Saturday mornings for Jersey Fresh. The list goes on and on – check out the Arts and Entertainment page at Collingswood.com to see what will at your doorstep living at The LumberYard.Back to the top