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Hamilton Park, Weehawken

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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.ProgramsThe 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. Hamilton Park Street Festival - Takes place usually in June of each year Youth Festival - Takes place usually in June Weekly Farmers Market - Takes place every Wednesday.
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  • One of my favorite sites, and my favorite viewing place of Manhattan. In those rare instances where I'm with someone and want to give an overview of Manhattan to, I take them to this park as a viewing...  more »
  • The park offers a great view of Manhattan skyline at night time. Nice place to walk or just sit and relax. Not much else to do here. 
  • If you're in the area, check it out. After hearing about this in junior high school, high school and college history courses, it's nice to have seen it. However if you go, go just to sunset into the e...  more »
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  • For as long as I can remember, this has been THE spot to come to irrespective of season to take NYC skyline photos. The skyline may have changed over the years but the vantage from this park has not. Ideal for photographers and maybe an after-dinner walk with great views of the city. Street parking can be tricky but spots tend to open up quickly.
  • This park gives the best view of Manhattan skyline. Just visit this place around 8 or 9 in the night and you will find yourself in the midst of a very romantic place.
  • One of the best parks to see the NYC view from Blvd East. Also has nice basketball courts, kids' playground, and bars workout area.
  • Took my son to see the sunrise over the NYC skyline. The historical monuments are worth checking out and very informative.
  • Very good choice to stand up in front of the amazing view of Manhattan. Love it!