Jersey City, New Jersey 07302
The Village – Located on the western side of Downtown. The neighborhood is primarily comprised 2-4 story single and multi-family home and tends to be on the quiet side. It is considered by many as the last frontier in development in Downtown Jersey City and there have multiple new construction and rehabilitation projects here in the recent yets. The area is 10-15 minute walk to Grove Path train station. (Boundaries : north to 6th Street, south to C. Columbus Drive, east to Coles Street and west Colgate,)
The Village Neighborhood Amenities:
- Bustling Newark Avenue with multitude of shops and restaurants which includes a bakery that has been in business since 1923 called Pecoraro.
- Public School #5 where most of the area's resident also vote and hold public meetings.
-Thriving artist community and numerous galleries. Check out http://www.jcfridays.com/ for local artist event and tours, or the following galleries: http://moramuseum.org/, http://www.fifty8.com/, http://www.arthouseproductions.org/
-1100 acre Liberty State Park about a mile away where you'll find picnic areas, biking and running trails, LibertyLanding Marina, Liberty Science Center, ferry service to Ellis and Governor's Island, fishing, and breathtaking NYC skyline and Statue of Liberty views.
-Downtown Jersey City offers 11 miles of waterfront, 3 ferry terminals to New York, 3 Path train stations, and is located just 11 miles from the Liberty International Airport.
-Area restaurants and bistros include: Sen Hai, Abbey's Pub, 3 Boys Pizza and Falafel, Lampost, Future Restaurant, Grand Sichuan, 2nd Street Bakery and Lucky 7 Tavern.
-Area Groceries: J D Asian Grocery Store, Hernandez Mini Market, Lee's Fruit & Vegetables, Salman Grocery Inc, Subia's Organic Market, Tender Shoot Farm, New Khan Gracery & Halal Meat, Pathmark Pharmacy, C-Town, ShopRite Metro Plaza, BJ'S Wholesale Club. Also, Fresh Direct and Whole Foods Tribeca deliver in the neighborhood.
-Walkable: Walkscore.com gives Downtown Jersey City 98 out of 100 for and calls it a "walker's paradise."
Public Transportation Options:
- 5-minute walk to either Newport or Exchange Place PATH stations for direct Manhattan access
- Nearby light rail and ferry stations
- Bus to Port Authority New York a few blocks away on Hamilton Park
For more history and details on the neighborhood please feel free to www.visit jcvillage.org