It’s our duty to ensure that we hand over a healthy planet to our children and grandchildren. That is why we are committed to building with sustainable, renewable materials and systems such as super energy efficient heating and cooling, radiant heat, tiger strand bamboo flooring, recycled glass countertops, low VOC paint, energy efficient appliances and reused steel and concrete structural systems.
The Hamilton Park Neighborhood is home to a variety of retailers and restaurants with more to come. At the center is the neighborhood’s crowning feature, Hamilton Park. The five-acre Victorian park is lined with nineteenth century brownstones and towering hundred year old trees. Aside from its natural beauty, Hamilton Park features two dog parks, state of the art playgrounds, immaculate landscaping, a fountain, a splash park, two tennis courts, a basketball court and is enjoyed by thousands of area residents every day. Organizations such as the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association and Hamilton Park Conservancy work tirelessly to maintain this beautiful neighborhood, so that Hamilton Park continues to be a Jersey City destination.
- A short distance to to either of two PATH stations for direct Manhattan access
- Nearby light rail and ferry stations
- Bus to Port Authority New York on corner
- Top-rated schools, including The Garden Preschool Cooperative, Hamilton Park Montessori School, Cordero Elementary School, Golden Door Charter School and McNair Academic High School
- Dedicated retail space catering to children and caregivers
History of Hamilton Park
The Hamilton Park historic district of downtown Jersey City dates back to the late 1800s. The park was named after Alexander Hamilton, the first Secretary of the Treasury under President George Washington. Alexander Hamilton was shot and killed in nearby Weehawken in a duel with political rival Aaron Burr, Vice-President to Thomas Jefferson. For more on the Hamilton Park community and its history, please visit: The Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association and NJCU’s Jersey City Past and Present.