Located within Elizabeth’s Urban Enterprise Zone (UEZ), this shopping district runs from Bridge to Fourth streets and includes the Peterstown Farmers Market area, as well as the New Point Road Triangle, between South Seventh and Marshall streets. It is one of the oldest commercial corridors in the city. Known simply as “The Market” to area residents, Elizabeth Avenue has been the social center of the Peterstown section of Elizabeth.
The Union Square Market has been an institution in the Peterstown Section of Elizabeth since 1917. This spirited Market has always functioned as a place to buy the freshest foods and produce at a great price! Now featuring “Jersey Fresh” produce every Tuesday, July to November 11am-6pm.
If The Mills at Jersey Gardens does not have what you’re looking for, we’re positive that you will find what speaks to you in our downtown-shopping mecca, The Market at Elizabeth Ave. The Market is home to many family-owned and operated businesses that have a wide array of specialty retailers, unique shops, ethnic groceries and service providers. Take a walk through The Market, our vibrant multi-cultural marketplace where the diverse community represents more then 50 countries!
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Liberty Hall at Kean University
A 23-acre National Historic site built in 1772 by New Jersey’s first governor, William Livingston, Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University chronicles more than 240 years of American History. The museum also houses extensive collections of furniture, ceramics, textiles, toys and tools owned by seven generations of the Livingston and Kean families. The Firehouse Museum, […]
Minute Man Statue
As one of the oldest streets in North America and an important portal during the Revolutionary War, Elizabeth Avenue is anchored by Union Square. A marker and statue of a Minuteman marks the avenue at the sire of the Continental Outpost at the battle of June 8, 1780 when a column of 5,000 British Regulars […]
Veteran’s Memorial Waterfront Park
Do you want to share history, beauty, nature and fun with your family? If so, you have to visit Veteran’s Memorial Waterfront Park. With a host of amenities and something for everyone, the historic park will not disappoint. Why Do People Love Veteran’s Memorial Waterfront Park? With the New York City skyline visible in the […]