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Hamilton Park

Hamilton Park has remained the centerpiece of the Hamilton Park Historic District in downtown Jersey City from

the time of its inception in 1851. Tree-lined streets with rows of Victorian brownstone homes border the 5.4-acre residential square, giving the area its picturesque streetscape. It was John B. Coles, a Federalist from New York, who initiated the plan for a public park in Jersey City to be named for Alexander Hamilton in 1800.

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