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NEW Central Ave Streetscape & Roadway Improvement Project on the way!

The CASID is excited to announce that the City of Jersey City has initiated plans for a Central Avenue Streetscape & Roadway Improvements project. This highly anticipated, and very necessary, project will be implemented this year (2020) and correct all sidewalk and roadway issues in the shopping district. Central Avenue's very busy urban streetscape has received a punishing amount of wear-and-tear during the past 25 years. The CASID organization has advocated for these improvements a long time and greatly appreciate our partners at City Hall, especially Mayor Steven Fulop and the late Councilman Ward D, Michael Yun, for giving this matter the attention it deserves. The project BID deadline was July 7th, construction aims to start in August/ September, and is anticipated to be completed by spring 2021. The CASID will share more information as it becomes available.

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Central Avenue Redevelopment Plan for Block 2901 Study Area

The Jersey City Division of City Planning, in partnership with the Central Avenue SID, want your input on how to improve Central Avenue (specifically block 2901) to better meet community needs.

The Final Community Meeting for Central Avenue Block 2901 was held on Wednesday, July 22nd from 6:30 pm- 7:30 pm. This was a virtual presentation via Zoom.

Click Here to View the Final July 22nd Community Meeting Presention

Click here to read the DRAFT Central Avenue Redevelopment Plan

Coronavirus/ COVID-19

The safety of our residents, shoppers, visitors, and area employees are of paramount importance. The CASID is closely monitoring the developments surrounding the coronavirus/ COVID-19 pandemic and sharing the information provided by government leaders and medical professionals to guide our SID members. [Read More]

Creative Placemaking on Central Avenue

"Heights" by artist PAWS21Art, 421 Central Avenue, Jersey City

Creative placemaking has become important to the experience and benefits of shopping local. Public art, in its many forms, can rejuvenate a neighborhood when done correctly. It brings new energy and vibrancy to neighborhoods. It also can make Central Avenue a fun place to visit. CASID’s art initiatives have grown out of the belief that creative placemaking contributes to the economic and cultural vitality of neighborhoods. [Read More]

Past Public Artwork in the District:

Thank You Michael Yun. You Went Above and Beyond for Jersey City.

“We are beyond saddened by the passing of Councilman Michael Yun. He was a family man, a great businessman, and a tireless advocate for Jersey City throughout his nearly 4 decades of public service. More than that though, he was a great husband, father, and grandfather as he never missed a chance to share how proud he was of his family. This is devastating for all of us here, as Michael was part of our Jersey City family. We will miss him and we will continue to aggressively fight against this pandemic, now in his honor.” - Mayor Steven Fulop

The Central Avenue SID Management Corporation and its members are heartbroken. Michael Yun was a founding member of the CASID. He was the heart and soul of Central Avenue, The Heights main street community, for nearly 40 years. He was a true community leader, tireless advocate for Jersey City, a mentor to many, and dear friend to all of us. [Read More]

CASID 2019 Annual Report

New on Central Avenue, Jersey City

Heights Orthodontics, 343 Central Avenue, Jersey City, NJ. Photo by Jennifer Brown.

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  • Powerstaffing
  • Verizon
  • Los Aztecas Bakery
  • AT&T Store

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Development and Infrastructure Improvements along Central Avenue