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Bergen / Lafayette

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Bergen/Lafayette is a compound of primarily residential nabes in the south of Jersey City. It borders Liberty State Park and offers inspiring views of Ellis Island, Liberty Island, and the Lower West Side. There are a mix of styles here to inspire the architecture buff – from Victorian to

Arlington (Kearny

Arlington (Kearny)

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Arlington–an elevated nabe with sweeping views–was named after Arlington Heights, Virginia. Located on the northern part of Kearny, Arlington is a chic residential nabe with a historic feel. It boasts a variety of housing options–from classic Victorians to modern condos–offers ample park space, great public amenities, and more than

Little India

Little India

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Little India is a bustling nabe bisected by Newark Ave, and is technically still part of greater Journal Square. Defined by a myriad of small businesses, Little India is constantly ablaze with the spirit of entrepreneurship. It is one of the most pedestrian heavy–and also pedestrian friendly–areas in Jersey

Manor Section (Kearny)

Manor Section (Kearny)

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The Manor Section provides evidence as to why Kearny was once called the “City of Opportunity.” Bordered by the Passaic River to the west, the riverfront is home to an impressive line-up of estates. More than just a classic residential nabe, the Manor Section is bordered by the Kearny

GREENVILLE, NORTHERN NJ

GREENVILLE, NORTHERN NJ

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Located South of Jersey City, Greenville is a diverse residential nabe that offers everything from low-rise apartments to grand Victorians. With a rich and storied history, it is currently undergoing a period of rejuvenation, and today offers plenty of potential for future development. Greenville is easily accessible by car,

Hackensack River Waterfront

Hackensack River Waterfront , NJ

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The Hackensack Riverfront, an increasingly scenic stretch of nabes along the water, is poised to burst with grand-scale development. It currently offers an almost-done greenway promenade that is planned to stretch from Bayonne to Secaucus, beautiful views across the river, and multiple transit options. Don't be surprised if this

Powerhouse Arts District

Powerhouse Arts District

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The Powerhouse Arts District, formerly known as WALDO, is not that hard to find. The nabe is comprised largely of historic warehouses located in-between Exchange Place and Harsimus Cove. As is au-courant, many of the warehouses have been converted to loft apartments, studios, and eateries to sustain a largely

Guttenberg

Guttenberg

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Guttenberg may be in Jersey, but this little nabe sure understands big city living. Its population density is twice that of NYC, and its residents understand luxury just as well as any Manhattanite—a claim best illustrated through Guttenberg’s iconic Galaxy Towers, three distinctive residential high rises that look over

The Heights

The Heights , Nj

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The Heights is a Jersey City nabe that Brooklyners talk about. Though not especially convenient to Manhattan (30 minutes on a good day), it offers beautiful vistas, tree-lined streets, and top-notch public amenities, especially around Pershing Field Park. Defined by elegant Victorian and Edwardian architecture, it offers modern luxuries

Riverview-Fiske park

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Just west of Hoboken, Riverview-Fiske Park provides sweeping views of the Manhattan skyline. A small and tight-knit nabe nestled in the Jersey City Heights, it offers community gardens, flea markets with a local flavor, and an outdoor movie night with free popcorn. Here you will find a mix of

Union City

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Union City is the most densely populated city in the Americas. A short shot through the Lincoln Tunnel into Manhattan, it offers all the comfort and convenience of New Jersey. Though primarily a manufacturing hub, Union City has tons of diversity, culture and creative expression. If you are looking

Western Slope

Western Slope

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Aptly named Western Slope is a gently sloping downhill nabe on the west side of the Heights, wedged in between Kennedy Boulevard and Tonnele Ave. It is exploding with housing choices; Victorians, brownstones, condos and apartments mingle together on quiet, narrow streets. It has a laid back but diverse

Pavonia Newport

Pavonia Newport

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Pavonia Newport is a dynamic, largely master-planned nabe nestled in between Hoboken and Exchange Place. Transportation here is easy and varied, retail therapy tends to focus in the Newport Centre Mall, and there are handfuls of high-rise apartment buildings with views across the Hudson. Pavonia Newport offers plenty of

West New York

West New York , NJ

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Don’t let the name confuse you: West New York is in fact a Jersey nabe, and isn’t at all related to gritty East New York in Brooklyn. Sitting on the cliffs of the Hudson River, 3 miles outside of NY limits, West New York boasts the longest retail and

Exchange Place

Exchange Place , NJ

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Exchange Place, sometimes called Wall Street West, lies just across the water from Manhattan, and just to the north of Liberty State Park. Its skyline is dominated by office buildings and its eyeline is dominated by working professionals. Exchange Place offers scenic views, ample opportunity, and a modest but

West Side, Northern NJ

West Side, Northern NJ

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This West Side is a dynamic nabe bordered by the Hackensack River. You will find some of the best shopping along West Side Avenue and some of the best outdoor recreation in Lincoln Park. Dignified Victorian homes sit on quaint residential blocks, and a variety of other housing options

Bayonne

Bayonne , NJ

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Bayonne is a nabe on the rise with an eclectic feel that is not yet over-saturated by trend setters. Here you will find pizza, real people, and the story that inspired Rocky Balboa. There is ample shopping to be done on Broadway, a rehabbed naval base with condos and

Marion

Marion

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Marion is an industrial-residential area located just west of Journal Square that offers prime location, plenty of space, and limitless potential. With many historic warehouses in line for renovation and Greenway Park in the works (it will eventually connect with the Hackensack Riverwalk), Marion is full of the shabby-chic

Grove Street

Grove Street , NJ

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Grove Street marks the southern end of Jersey City, and is accessible by the PATH train. Due to its favorable location, it has been attracting new restaurants, shops, and residential development,but you can also find some brownstones and sense the emerging Park-Slope vibe. As with all evolving nabes, the

Liberty Harbor

Liberty Harbor NJ

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Liberty Harbor is a coastal nabe that stretches from the marina to the NJ Turnpike. Though access to the water is the main attraction, here you will also find high rise condos, shopping and dining along Grand Street. There is also an RV Park that offers views of the Statue …

Paulus Hook

Paulus Hook NJ

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Paulus Hook is a waterfront nabe with a historic feel. Here you will find classic brownstones and factories from an earlier time, all renovated and updated for today. There is also some new development, largely in the Colgate Redevelopment Area, that provides chic waterfront apartments and condos. Close to Manhattan, …

Weehawken

Weehawken NJ

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Weehawken, roughly translated from the original Algonquin as “Rocks that Look like Trees”, is a very old nabe. It offers great views and quick access to NYC, stately turn-of-the-last-century homes, and a storied history. Here you will find beautiful parks, memorials, and architecture mixed into its dense, bucolic communities. Shopping …

Hamilton Park

Hamilton Park NJ

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Hamilton Park is a historic brownstone nabe in the west of Jersey City. Though many old residences are protected from redevelopment, there is still plenty of room for growth, as evidenced by large new commercial and residential developments. There are also a fair amount of old warehouses awaiting creative re-use–don't …

Harsimus Cove NJ

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Harsimus Cove is located in downtown Jersey City. Defined at the core by historic brownstones, this nabe opens up to mixed development on its outskirts. Public transport is easy here, with a Hudson-Bergen Light Rail station and a PATH stop. Next door Powerhouse Arts District provides ample entertainment. Citizen

McGinley Square , NJ

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McGinley Square is arguably the heart of Jersey City–at least in terms of location. It sits on the intersection of Montgomery Street and Bergen Avenue, two of Jersey City's major arteries. Built up through the years as a utilitarian nabe, McGinley Square is today making the transition to a

South Kearny

South Kearny NJ

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South Kearny is an industrial nabe traversed by various railroads, the Lincoln Highway, and the Pulaski Skyway. Here you will find lots of warehouses, big trucks, and the Hudson County Correctional Center. Various large industries and distribution warehouses congregate here, which lend the area an authentic, no-frills feel.

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Five Corners , NJ

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Five Corners, a nabe in the north of Journal Square, is the seat of Hudson County. Its vibe is dominated by a stately courthouse, administrative buildings, and various public institutions, and it has recently welcomed a bustling and diverse array of bakeries, groceries, and retail options. Residential sections extend

Journal Square, Northern NJ

Journal Square, Northern NJ

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Journal Square is a great example of a mixed use nabe. Here you'll find commercial, residential, and educational options all in one compact place. It has the dynamic but friendly atmosphere that is attractive to all walks of life and, as such, it is on the cusp of a