Historic One-of-a-Kind Two-Family Home Now Available in Jersey City Heights

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The home blends historic features and modern upgrades.

Timeless elegance meets contemporary conveniences in this two-family home nestled on one of Jersey City Heights’ most coveted streets. This historic residence at 148 New York Avenue presents carefully preserved period features melded with beautiful modern upgrades.

Constructed circa the 1890s, prepare to be impressed by this property’s charming historic features. It would be difficult to replicate the classic character found throughout this property, with the original ceiling medallions, crown molding, hardwood floors, 8 fireplace mantels, and an exquisite carved wooden banister providing a glimpse into the property’s past lives. In addition to these remarkable features, skylights and oversized windows welcome natural light into the homes, creating a bright and airy atmosphere.

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Tin ceiling tiles, hardwood floor and fireplace mantel in the dining room.
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The property contains original ceiling medallions.
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There are 8 fireplace mantels throughout the property.
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Period features are found throughout the home.
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Photo taken circa 1938.

Consisting of two residences, the homes were originally built as mirrored properties. Today, they offer extra-wide, open floor plans to promote a feeling of spaciousness and fulfill the demands of modern living. The ground floor unit is currently rented and offers two bedrooms, one bathroom, plus a den. Meanwhile, the two-story main residence boasts four expansive bedrooms and two-and-a-half bathrooms, along with a full dining room, two additional dens, and an oversized backyard.

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The modern upgrades throughout the home allow residents to benefit from contemporary conveniences while embracing the historic character of the property. Kitchen updates include stainless steel appliances and plentiful cabinet space, while the bathrooms have been refreshed with marble pedestal sinks.

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Fireplace between kitchen and dining room.

Residents may wish to add their personalized touch and embark on further modernizing the home, or they could choose to continue preserving the historic features and feel of the property.

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The main residence’s oversized backyard was carefully designed by A Small Green Space to ensure maximum enjoyment. Simply relax in your private outdoor space, or entertain guests on the wooden decking while gazing upon the raised garden beds and easy-care turf lawn.

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The prime location of this home ensures residents enjoy the best of the Heights neighborhood in Jersey City with many popular amenities within walking distance. Effortlessly access local shops, schools, restaurants – including Lo-Fi Bar, Choc’ o Pain French Bakery and Café, The Franklin, and Froth on Franklin Coffee House – plus parks, such as Riverview-Fisk and Pershing Field. Transportation choices such as 2nd Street Lightrail and Hoboken Access are within blocks, while the Central Avenue main thoroughfare is also nearby, along with the 100 Steps Hoboken access and spectacular NYC views along the Palisade Cliffs.

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Front exterior.
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Floor plan.

This beautiful property allows you to embrace the vibrant, tight-knit community of Jersey City Heights and enjoy easy NYC access.

With historic features and modern upgrades, 148 New York Avenue is asking $929,000.

For brokers interested in this beautiful property, a broker’s open is being held on Friday, 3/24 from 1-3 pm.

For more information or to arrange a viewing, please contact Megan Gülick of Corcoran Sawyer Smith at 551-697-5158 or [email protected].

Listing: 148 New York Avenue, Jersey City
Asking: $929,000
Brokerage: Megan Gülick of Corcoran Sawyer Smith


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