Hamilton Park, Jersey City
Hamilton Park is a neighborhood in Historic Downtown Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States, centered on a park with the same name. Hamilton Park is located west of Newport, north of Harsimus Cove, north and east of The Village and south of Boyle Plaza. The Victorian age park is located between Eighth Street and Ninth Street and Hamilton Place on the west and McWilliams Place on the East. Like the Van Vorst Park neighborhood to the south, this quiet park is surrounded by nineteenth century brownstones. The park underwent renovations completed in 2010.
Hamilton Park Historic District
View to the gazebo
|Location||Roughly bounded by Brunswick, Grove, 6th, and 9th Streets, Jersey City, New Jersey|
|Area||42 acres (17 ha)|
|Architectural style||Late Victorian|
|NRHP reference #||79001493|
|Added to NRHP||January 25, 1979|
|Designated NJRHP||April 27, 1978|
The park produces several events throughout the year, some of which include
- A Shakespeare in the Park series by the Hudson Shakespeare Company. The professional company produces one Shakespeare or classical show for each summer month. This is paid for by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association and is free to watch
- Movies in the Park, a series of outdoor screening of 4 to 5 movies in the months of June or July thru October, paid for by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association and is free to watch
- Hamilton Park Festival – Takes place usually in early June of each year and is paid for by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association.
- Youth Festival – Takes place usually in June
- Weekly Farmers Market – Takes place every Wednesday, produced by the Hamilton Park Neighborhood Association
- Easter Egg Hunt - Takes place in April
- National Park Service (2009-03-13). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
- "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places – Hudson County" (PDF). New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection – Historic Preservation Office. April 1, 2010. p. 7. Archived from the original (PDF) on July 5, 2010. Retrieved October 18, 2010.
- Hamilton Park Neighborhood and Historic District
- Pope-Chappell, Maya (September 16, 2011). "Jersey City's Hamilton Park Lifts Appeal". The Wall Street Journal.