Category: Neighborhoods

Neighborhoods A Good Look at Hoboken
2006 May A Good Look at Hoboken

Hoboken is a city of about one square mile sandwiched between the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels that run under the Hudson River between Manhattan and New Jersey. Once the butt of urban renewal jokes, the city has enjoyed a renaissance in t…

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Neighborhoods A Profile of Montclair, New Jersey
2005 Dec A Profile of Montclair, New Jersey

In addition to a spectacular view of the New York City skyline, the town of Montclair, New Jersey can make another impressive geographic boast: it arose from the ashes of a volcanic ridge, known today as the Watchung Mountains. Perhaps…

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Neighborhoods The City of Passaic, New Jersey
2005 Nov The City of Passaic, New Jersey

Once a key stop on the fur-trading trail two centuries ago, Passaic, New Jersey is now a 3.2-square-mile city consisting of mixed industrial, commercial, and residential land uses and a little over 68,000 people. Located in the southeastern…

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Neighborhoods Chatham, New Jersey
2005 Oct Chatham, New Jersey

A quiet, carefully developed community nestled in north central New Jersey in eastern Morris County, Chatham boasts fine schools, parks, recreational and cultural facilities and is home to two major universities. It also boasts another t…

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Neighborhoods A Look at Elizabeth, New Jersey
2005 Sep A Look at Elizabeth, New Jersey

To many, Elizabeth, New Jersey is a pleasant, quiet town of about 130,000 between the Passaic and Raritan Rivers, just across the Arthur Kill from Staten Island, home to hundreds of commuter families and the ever-popular IKEA home furnis…

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Neighborhoods A Look at Paterson
2005 Jul A Look at Paterson

It's a point of pride for many Northern New Jerseyans that their part of the state was home to some of the most compelling chapters in American history, industry, and social change. Of the many small cities with a deep connection to that…

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Neighborhoods New-and-Improved Newark
2005 May New-and-Improved Newark

For many years, Newark had it rough. Not only was the city mired in economic and social crisis, but it was the butt of late-night comedians' jokes, the red-headed stepchild of New York City, the charmless wasteland up the river. In the l…

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Neighborhoods Rustic Serenity at Bald Eagle Village
2005 Apr Rustic Serenity at Bald Eagle Village

Drive roughly forty miles outside of New York City into New Jersey, and the congestion, noise and crowding falls behind you—on all sides majestic hills rise that contain quaint, New England-style communities. This is where you'll find Ba…

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Neighborhoods Greenbriar at Whittingham
2005 Feb Greenbriar at Whittingham

For many people, finding a place to call home as they enter their retirement years can be a daunting task to say the least. For many, the ideal arrangement strikes a balance between staying active and vital while scaling back the tasks t…

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Neighborhoods High Society in Newark
2005 Jan High Society in Newark

Condominiums in cities often find a challenge in forging their own identity while also being part of the city. Homeowners living in Society Hill at University Heights in Newark seem to have found a balance in their community, a developme…

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