Finding Apartments for Rent in Irvington, NJ
Located at a pivotal point in the southern end of North New Jersey, bordering Maplewood, Union, NJ, and South Orange to the West and South, with Elizabeth and Newark to the east, Irvington, New Jersey provides easy access to all major points in the state of New Jersey and Manhattan, New York. Irvington is less than a one-hour commute to New York City, with transportation running continuously at all times of the day and night. Its borders are within close proximity to Newark Liberty International Airport, a world gateway. Apartments in Irvington are both affordable and conveniently located. The city of Irvington encompasses only 2.96 square miles, but rich cultural and academic venues are nearby. New Jersey colleges and universities such as Rutgers, Essex County College, Seton Hall University, NJIT, and Montclair State University are within close proximity to the central location of Irvington.
Cultural Attractions in Irvington, NJ
Essex County, NJ, of which Irvington is a part, is both a transportation and cultural hub of the state of New Jersey. Residents sample world class music, dance, and cultural events all months of the year at the Prudential Center in downtown Newark, literally minutes away by car or bus. Imbibe a wide diversity of cultural activities such as ballet, jazz, world dance, and diverse music offerings from the greatest U.S. and world artists at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), within walking distance of Penn Station, or directly accessible through Newark’s reliable and clean light rail train system. The New Jersey Symphony urges you to “Choose Mozart”, and Irvington residents can sample high-culture not far from their own backyards at NJPAC. Newark’s multi-level historic Library, within 15 minutes of Irvington, regularly sponsors exhibits of famous NJ authors and artists, with free lectures and films to stimulate the intellect and imagination.
Dining in Irvington, NJ
Diverse dining experiences including its many Chinese and other Asian restaurants, American, Caribbean, fried chicken and “soul food”, pizza places galore can be found in the city of Irvington itself, with additional diverse international offerings of a wide range of ethnicities and styles in nearby South Orange and Newark. American eating and drinking establishments catering to Newark’s constant flow of out-of-town visitors to the Prudential Center blend into downtown Newark on the one side, and meander into the historic cultural center of Ironbound, Newark, where high-scale European Portuguese and Spanish restaurants give way to tourist-oriented and locally appealing Brazilian, Mexican, and Ecuadorian restaurants, serving both locals, business people, as well as visitors to the area, all within walking distance, or a six-dollar taxi ride, from Penn Station.
Shopping in Irvington, NJ
Local stores in downtown Irvington provide essential shopping for residents, while The Outlet Collection Jersey Gardens mall, located in the neighboring city of Elizabeth, as part of one of the largest Urban Enterprise Zones in the State, gives shoppers a built-in discount of 50% on the state tax rate. The Jersey Gardens mall features over 200 stores, making it the largest outlet mall in New Jersey. Swedish high-quality, affordable, stylish, imported furniture is located in the same general vicinity, with the IKEA furniture chain open seven days a week. Sample, or get addicted to, some of Sweden’s food specialties in the process. The entire combined shopping complex provides over two-million square feet of space for retail stores, entertainment, and hotels.
Transportation Options in Irvington, NJ
Location and accessibility is the keynote for Irvington, NJ. The Garden State Parkway dissects the city of Irvington in two, providing two easy-access exits, Garden State Parkway Exits 143 and 144, which give drivers a direct link to North and South Jersey, as well as to upstate New York. Don’t have a car? Don’t worry, public transportation abounds in Irvington, and the Irvington Bus Terminal is a constant beehive of activity, leading directly to the central point of New Jersey transportation, Newark Penn Station, a gateway to the entire Eastern United States and to the world, a short train, bus, or taxi ride to Newark Liberty International Airport. The Irvington Bus Terminal also provides direct bus service for commuters to the Port Authority Bus Terminal in Midtown Manhattan, NY. With Newark Penn Station nearby and the Port Authority Bus Terminal, New York reachable in less than an hour, the entire U.S. becomes conveniently accessible by bus and rail.
Weather in Irvington, NJ
No, the weather in Irvington is not always balmy, but it is not harsh either, and most winters experience only a few days of very serious snowfall, with an average of about 27” inches of snow per year, very close to the national average. The north and central regions of New Jersey, of which Irvington is a part, enjoy the delightful changing seasons, with colorful autumns, warm springs, and hot summers to induce Irvington residents to head down the Garden State Parkway to well-known Jersey Shore beaches for short or long weekends. Snowy winters, albeit with usually only two or three deep snowfalls per winter season, are a child’s delight. Public transportation runs rain, shine and snow, and except for the most-severe winters, Irvington rarely experiences a day where buses and trains are not running. In fact, Irvington’s 206 sunny days per year, with an average temperature high of 86 degrees during the month of July, make it a city where weather is, more often than not, acceptably comfortable. You will be happy you considered renting an apartment in Irvington!View Apartments in Irvington, New Jersey
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