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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The Snyder Academy of Elizabethtown
Snyder Academy traces its roots to the founding of the city of Elizabeth in 1664 as one of the oldest and most historic sites in New Jersey, serving the city of Elizabeth and Union County for over 350 years. Today, Snyder Academy operates in a newly renovated, 20,000 square foot building adjacent to the First Presbyterian Church and […]
Built in 1926 and known for its Art Deco design, the Ritz Theatre includes seating for 2,772 people. This fully restored facility is one of the largest and oldest fully operational theaters in New Jersey. Over the years, many legendary performers have graced this majestic theater’s stage, from the Marx Brothers, George Burns and Jack […]
Elizabeth Public Library
The Elizabeth Public Library, which was built in 1912, stands at the site of the Red Lion Inn in the 1700’s. The Inn, owned by Samuel Smith, was here during the Revolutionary War era. During the war, it was the site of at least one Court Martial, on March 8, 1779. The Red Lion Inn survived […]