Northern NJ

Northern NJ

Northern New Jersey

Northern NJ – New Jersey

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Composed mostly of commuter nabes, Northern New Jersey has more ties to NYC than it does to Jersey itself. Northern New Jersey’s river views, high rises, high rollers, and densely-packed population make it an authentic and ever-growing extension of the big city. This area’s made up of around 30 nabes and towns—keep watching, more to come soon!

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  • 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

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  • 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 …

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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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

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  • 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,

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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 …

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  • 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

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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

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  • 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 …

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  • 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

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  • 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, …

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