Fantastic residential building, located on a quiet, dead end street with views of – and immediate access to - beautiful Lincoln Park! This classically handsome brownstone has been recently renovated and contributes to the charm of this great neighborhood.
The Hill Jersey City
Land Area 1.359 sq. miles 14.9 sq. miles
Population 36,210 247,597
Median Rent $859   $976
Access to public transportation is a breeze from this location. The PATH commuter train, providing transport to destinations throughout New York and New Jersey metropolitan areas, is accessed just 1.3 miles away in Journal Square. New Jersey Transit provides transportation throughout the city and has bus stops very close by.
Just across this quiet, tree-lined street is Lincoln Park. Approximately 273 acres and providing views of green, open parkland from many of the apartment windows, Lincoln Park neighbors the Hackensack River and features the Hackensack RiverWalk and the Lincoln Park Nature Walk. Opening in 1905, it is the first of the Hudson County parks system and part of an intensive $10.6 million wetland restoration project developed to preserve 31 acres of wetlands and its fish and bird populations. Some of the many features you are free to enjoy right next door from your new apartment include:
- Joseph J. Jaroschak Field, the facility for the baseball, softball, and soccer teams of St. Peter’s College
- Nine-hole public golf course, the first in Hudson County, began construction in 2011
- Four gazebos
- Hank Gallo Community Room
- Casino in the Park, a catering company, entertainment facility, and restaurant where events are regularly held
- 21 tennis courts, seven baseball fields, running track, football and soccer fields, four handball courts, and five basketball courts
- Three children’s playgrounds
- Three-acre lake available for fishing
- Numerous memorials, art sculptures, and a 53-foot fountain lit by 150 lights at night
Possibly the best highlight of this apartment building’s location is the charm of this highly walkable neighborhood. In addition to the fantastic park just across the street, there are also cafés, coffee shops, an independent grocery store, a bakery, taverns, and a bookstore, all within a short walk. Nearby schools include The Academy, Number 1, St. Aloysius Elementary School, and Lincoln High School.
194 Kensington Avenue is a low-rise, walk up apartment building with four floors and 20 one-bedroom units. The apartments are cheerful and bright with gleaming hardwood floors, natural gas heat, and range in size from about 400 to 650 square feet. Many of the units feature updated kitchens with fresh paint, complimentary color schemes, and quality cabinetry, flooring, and countertops. Bathrooms are clean and updated, many with ceramic tile and some with custom terracotta tile. There is access to laundry in the basement.
Building Features and Highlights:
- Four-story brownstone with 20 apartments ranging in size from approximately 400 – 600 square feet each
- Lot size 4260 square feet
- Private and street parking nearby
- 24-hour digital surveillance system
- Neighbors 273-acre Lincoln Park, with all its invaluable features and amenities freely available
- Laundry in basement
- Typical features include tiled bathrooms, updated kitchens, fresh paint, quality craftsmanship, and hardwood flooring
- Apartments are clean, bright, well-maintained with charming architectural features and fresh paint
- Public transportation close by
- Pedestrian-friendly neighborhood with many conveniences within close walking distance
- Pets are negotiable
Just a couple blocks east is St. Peter’s College, offering 40 undergraduate and pre-professional degree programs in a wide variety of fields. The college makes a large contribution to Jersey City’s revitalized urban center, its student body, administrative professionals, and faculty delighting in the positive growth taking place all around the campus. Some recent achievements and projects of note include:
- Jersey City is now the seventh largest Class A office market
- New Jersey Business and Industry Association reports that the city provided 90% of the new jobs produced by its urban centers
- The buzz surrounding the redevelopment efforts along the Hudson River, in Journal Square, and throughout the city has caused a spike in admissions at the college
- $1 million match grant organized by St. Peter’s, ten additional schools, and the William E. Simon Foundation raised a total of $2 million for Jersey City’s Catholic elementary schools
Not only is this apartment affordable and in wonderful condition, it has one of the best locations you could ask for. With dining, entertainment, employment, education, and recreation all within a short distance away you will never want to leave!