A C A D E M Y H E I G H T S
L O C A L E
Academy Heights is located in the South-Central area of South Orange and the North-Central portion of Maplewood, NJ. It includes Columbia High School, Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church and School, Valley Street business district, and parts of South Orange's downtown.
H I S T O R I C P E R S O N A L I T I E S
H I S T O R Y &
H I S T O R I C A L M A P S
The above and below maps from 1859 show that most housing stock in South Orange was located either in the north end of Academy Heights or within Seton Village. Note the JWHughes School near Valley Street and Newark (now S. Orange) Ave.