Welcome to the Heights Section of Jersey City, NJ

NEW - Central Ave Streetscape & Roadway Improvement Project!

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, rehabilitation project will be implemented thstarting this September (2020) and replace all sidewalks and repave the roadway in the shopping district. [Read More]

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Jersey City Reservoir #3

Hidden in between Central and Summit Avenue hides a Jersey City gem, Reservoir 3. The reservoir sits at 13-acres of man-made pond surrounded by trees and wildlife. Known for a peaceful park to visit for a stroll, fishing, and relaxing. Recently, Jersey City has voted to add a $6 million investment to revitalize the beauty the reservoir holds. Improvements include upgraded walking trails, new fencing and lighting throughout the area.

Central Avenue Redevelopment Plan for Block 2901 Study Area - NEW Parking Deck

The Jersey City Division of City Planning, in partnership with the Central Avenue SID, held four community meetings seeking 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, virtually, on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. The project was approved by the Planning Board in August 2020 and is now headed to the City Council for final approval. [Read more]

Development and Infrastructure Improvements along Central Avenue

Jersey City Census 2020

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.

  • RWJ Medical Group
  • Sapori D'Italia
  • Powerstaffing
  • Verizon
  • Los Aztecas Bakery
  • AT&T Store
  • Vegan AF

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