Jersey’s Best Kept Secret

URBN THOUGHTS

… is the up and coming waterfront towns!

As discussed before on my first post, generation Y is urbanizing fast (Because who wants to spend their 20’s in some lame suburb?). On the Northeast, New York is attracting the young, talented professionals who are starting their journeys in adulthood. But, because everyone can’t fit onto Manhattan(or afford it), they choose the next best thing, the NJ waterfront towns of Hoboken, Jersey City, and even West New York.

Image result for west new york This would be your West New York | The  New York Times

Developers saw the opportunity at the end of the last century and started taking it, gentrifying the shit out of the prime areas and constructing modern high density dwellings with hefty price tags.

Lounge area with a drink

My friend’s builing

I had the opportunity to visit a friend in one of these complexes in Jersey City. Her place was…

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