Welcome to the Heights Section of Jersey City, NJ



2017 Call for Art on Heights' Main Thoroughfare

The Central Avenue S.I.D. Management Corporation is again seeking creative proposals for public art installations. Proposed artwork will be installed on either a wall space or traffic box in our shopping district. The submission deadline is Friday, July 28, 2017. [Read More]

Request for Proposal - Artwork Installation on Central Ave, JC

Stay Connected:

Central Avenue Jersey City Heights on Intagram

New Central Avenue Menu Promotes Healthier Living

Jersey City’s latest addition to restaurant row is making strides. Central Avenue restaurants and businesses are working together, through their Special Improvement District program, to encourage local residents to live healthier with the launch of the new “Central Avenue Healthy Menu” this summer. This menu is the first of its kind in Jersey City and showcases ten healthy food options found in the shopping district. [Read More]

New on Central Avenue, Jersey City

Ribbon Cutting for Pampita Meat Shop at 393 Central Avenue, Jersey City

The Central Avenue Special Improvement District is pleased to announce “Pampita Meat Shop” has opened their flagship store on the main thoroughfare of the Jersey City Heights. [Read More]

  • Tropix Juice Bar
  • Central Furniture
  • Toy and Game World
  • Nana Thai Restaurant

More New Businesses on the Avenue>

"Thank You" from the
Central Avenue Auto & Music Show

The third annual "Central Avenue Auto and Music Show," was a grand success. We thank all of the performers, volunteers, participants, partners, and event sponsors for bringing the fun filled family event to the Jersey City Heights main street. Check out the event page or see the news story in the Jersey Journal for a look back at the event.

Mayor Pledges New Parking Deck, Police Station, and Cleaning Initiative for Central

Mayor Steve Fulop pledged two major projects for the Heights yesterday in his third State of the City address. Speaking in the School 28 auditorium, Fulop said the city will build a municipal parking garage and a new police station, both to be located on Central Avenue. The garage would be for shoppers and residents of the Heights, where residents have complained for years about a shortage of parking spaces. [Read More]

Home to NJ's Best Sub/ Hoagie Shop

Pete at Andreas Salumeria reacts to the news he won the contest.

Central Avenue and Jersey City's Restaurant Row is officially the home of the best sub/ hoagie shop in the State of New Jersey according to Peter Genovese and NJ Advance Media for NJ.com. Andrea Salumeria is the winner of N.J.'s best sub/ hoagie shop showdown, besting nine other finalists in an epic month-and-a-half-long search. [Read More]

Creative Placemaking on Central Avenue

Central Avenue, Jersey City NJ

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]

Recent Events in the District:

New Heights 24 Hour Bus Service (Mon-Sat)

New Jersey Transit Bus No. 119, Central Avenue Jersey City

GREAT NEWS for the Jersey City Heights: New Jersey Transit Bus No. 119 will run 24 hour service (Mon - Sat) starting on 6/25. Thanks to Senator Brian Stack, Assemblyman Raj Mukherji; Mayor Steven Fulop; Councilman Michael Yun; Councilman Rolando Lavarro, and RNA/ WPA for their tireless efforts to improve mass transit and access to NYC jobs. ‪[Learn More about Central Ave Bus Service]

2016 Central Avenue Market Profile

Is The Heights neighborhood the right fit for your next business venture? CASID will help you find the answer and welcomes you to Open A Business On Central Avenue. The JGSC Group has teamed up with us to deliver a new 2016 Central Avenue Market Profile report that shows a data analysis of the surrounding market. This is an excellent business recruitment tool to help property owners within the district and local real estate agents find suitable tenants to fill empty storefront locations. If you are a numbers nerd and serious about opening a successful business in Jersey City, this is the data set you want as a guide. After reading through the report and this website, your next step should be to contact the CASID office and schedule a meeting to discuss your plan to open a storefront business. Looking for Small Business Incentives? CASID has you covered there too. You can now get hard copies of various loan applications at the CASID office or simply follow these links:

Central Ave Discussion on Redev. Plan

Dear Members of the Jersey City Heights Community:

There is a buzz in the neighborhood about a Redevelopment Plan for Central Avenue. The Central Avenue Special Improvement District Management Corporation, an organization of business and commercial property owners within the shopping district, would like to set the record straight and address the circulating rumors. [Read More]