WEEHAWKEN, NJ is conveniently located in Hudson County across the Hudson River directly opposite midtown Manhattan. There is the NY Waterway Ferry and PATH that makes visitors and residents feel like they are part of the NYC metropolitan area. The Weehawken Waterfront or Gold Coast is perfectly located between the southern end of the Palisades and across from downtown Manhattan which can also be accessed via the Lincoln Tunnel.
The Weehawken median household income was $50,196 in 2010. Most purchases of new and resale Weehawken waterfront condominiums due to the price are from NYC commuters. The new luxury Weehawken condos on the Weehawken Gold Coast are pricey ranging up to 900psf with full NYC skyline and river views.
The township has a total area of 1.5 square miles .9 square miles of it is land and .7 square miles is water. The Lincoln Tunnel cuts the town in half and through the recent road expansions handles a great deal of traffic that comes in and out of the Tunnel. Geographically, Weehawken has several distinct neighborhoods: the Waterfront, Downtown also called The Shades, The Heights and Uptown which includes Kingswood Bluff. Most commercial space was on Park Avenue, but now the development of the Weehawken waterfront will include stores, restaurants walking distance to the NY Waterways Ferry. Headquarters for large financial institutions are also located in Weehawken across from Riva Pointe, a luxury condominium community (www.RivaPointe.net).
The Weehawken Waterfront development has seen a residential construction boom with the growth and expansion of Ferry service to Manhattan.
Here you can find such residential condo communities such as The Brownstones, three story townhomes on the Hudson, Henley on the Hudson (WWW.HenleyontheHusdon.com), Riva Pointe – a condominium community on one of three piers from the George Washington Bridge to the Lincoln Tunnel, Gregory Commons – located directly above the Lincoln Tunnel and RiversEdge (www.RiversEdgeRentals.com) a new upscale residential rental community on the Hudson as well as other new condominium projects now under construction.
In 2007, the Township of Weehawken officially opened the Weehawken Waterfront Park and Recreation Center, providing the public with over 16 acres of recreation space on the bank of the Hudson River. Weehawken, once a working port had many challenges in efforts to conversion what was once an industrial area into a safe, green space providing waterfront parks, baseball and soccer fields.
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