Our Neighborhood

Photo of First Street towards Jersey Avenue
Photo of First Street towards Jersey Avenue

Whether you are new to neighborhood or a long-time resident, you will find useful information about our neighborhood in this section of our website. Harsimus Cove, with its brownstone-lined streets and historic churches, is bound by the Powerhouse Arts District to the east, the Hamilton Park District to the north, Van Vorst Park Historical District to the south and the Italian Village to the west.

The neighborhood is a mixture of families, singles, empty nesters, long-term residents and newly arrived residents. All combine to make for a vibrant and diverse neighborhood with a small-town community feel in one of New Jersey’s largest cities. The area boasts a variety of businesses: whether you are looking for a bike shop, a slice of pizza, organic desserts, delicious homemade ice cream, vintage clothing or a great cup of coffee, it can be found in the historic neighborhood of Harsimus Cove.

The official boundaries of the Harsimus Cove Association are:

Reside in Downtown Jersey City within the following boundaries –

  • North - Sixth Street, south side
  • South - C. Columbus Drive, north side
  • East - Luis Munoz Marin Boulevard, west side
  • West - Coles Street, east side from C. Columbus Drive to Newark Avenue; Coles Street, west side from Newark Avenue to Sixth Street

Take the time to explore this site, and then explore Harsimus Cove.

Welcome to the neighborhood.

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