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Summit

Summit

Summit is a city in Union County, New Jersey, United States. It is about 20 miles from Manhattan. One report was that Manhattan’s financial elite prefers Summit real estate because of big houses, good schools and New Jersey Transit rail link to Manhattan’s financial district. Summit had the 16th-highest per capita income in the state as of the 2000 Census. The region in which Summit is located was purchased from Native Americans on October 28, 1664. Summit’s earliest European settlers came to the area around the year 1710. Summit was called the “Heights over Springfield” during the late 18th century and most of the 19th century, and was considered a … Read more »

Chatham

Chatham

Chatham is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, United States. Chatham Borough is located 25 miles west of New York City on the eastern edge of Morris County. Chatham Borough is a pedestrian-friendly community that covers less than 2.5 square miles, including a central business district and railroad station within about a mile from its farthest boundary. In July 2005, CNN/Money and Money magazine ranked Chatham ninth on its annual list of the 100 Best Places to Live in the United States. New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Chatham as its twenty-fifth best place to live in its 2008 rankings of the “Best Places To Live” in New Jersey. Being … Read more »

Berkeley Heights

Berkeley Heights

Berkeley Heights is a township in Union County, New Jersey, United States. The township is located partially on the crest of the Second Watchung Mountain and in the Passaic River Valley, aptly named as the Passaic River forms the township’s northern border. In Money magazine’s 2013 Best Places to Live rankings, Berkeley Heights was ranked 6th in the nation, the highest among the three places in New Jersey included in the top 50 list. The magazine’s 2007 list had the township ranked 45th out of a potential 2,800 places in the United States with populations above 7,500 and under 50,000. In its 2010 rankings of the “Best Places to Live”, … Read more »

New Providence

New Providence

New Providence is a borough on the northwestern edge of Union County, New Jersey, United States. It is located on the Passaic River, which forms the county boundary with Morris County. New Providence is bordered to the north by Chatham Township, across the Passaic River Berkeley Heights lies to the southwest and south, and Summit to the east. Much of the unincorporated area of Murray Hill lies in New Providence, with the remainder in Berkeley Heights. New Providence is a semi-dry town. There are no bars, and no restaurants are permitted to sell alcoholic beverages. Retail liquor sales are legal, however, and restaurant-goers may bring their own alcoholic beverages. The … Read more »

Short Hills

Short Hills

Short Hills is a census-designated place and unincorporated community located within the township of Millburn, in Essex County, New Jersey, United States. It is a popular commuter town for residents who work in New York City. The median listing price of homes was $1.75 million in February 2012, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal, citing data from Zillow. The opening of the Kearny Connection, allowing the establishment of the first direct rail service to Penn Station in Midtown Manhattan, has enhanced real-estate values immensely. Short Hills also has a business district along Chatham Road near the railroad station, which includes the post-office branch, a pharmacy, and several … Read more »

Basking Ridge

Basking Ridge

Basking Ridge is an unincorporated community located within Bernards Township in the Somerset Hills region of Somerset County, New Jersey, United States. The community of Basking Ridge is part of greater Bernards Township, which also includes Lyons, Liberty Corner, and West Millington. The area settled during colonial times. It was home to the old AT&T Headquarters, now owned by Verizon. Basking Ridge is the current headquarters for Verizon Wireless, Avaya, Applied Communication Sciences and Barnes & Noble College Booksellers. There are several parks within the town. Four are county parks: Lord Stirling Park, Rebel Hill, Southard, and Harry Dunham. The fifth is Pleasant Valley Park which contains the town pool … Read more »

Madison

Madison

Madison is a borough in Morris County, New Jersey, in the United States. Madison is located about 25 miles west of downtown Manhattan, and is a suburban town of New York City. It is known as “The Rose City”. Madison’s growth began after the Civil War. A railroad provided good transportation for farm produce grown at Madison. The Morris and Essex Lines became one of America’s first commuter railroads, attracting well-to-do families from Manhattan (many of whom already owned large parcels land in the area for farming, hunting, and recreation) and contributing to the development of “Millionaire’s Row,” which stretched from downtown Madison to downtown Morristown. The rose industry and … Read more »

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