Fort Lee

Located right close to New York City, Fort Lee is a community that has a suburban feel. With lots of on-trend restaurants, markets, places to shop, and parks, there is always something fun happening within this neighborhood. Fort Lee is also a place filled with its local history, which gives the neighborhood its unique charm. This history is reflected every day throughout the whole area today from its buildings, architecture, and even its Fort Lee Historic Park. Its real estate has seen much development over the years too, and you’ll find a variety of condos that feature a scenic view of the Hudson River, and more great options to choose from.

Welcome to Fort Lee

Located right close to New York City, Fort Lee is a community that has a suburban feel. With lots of on-trend restaurants, markets, places to shop, and parks, there is always something fun happening within this neighborhood. Fort Lee is also a place filled with its local history, which gives the neighborhood its unique charm. This history is reflected every day throughout the whole area today from its buildings, architecture, and even its Fort Lee Historic Park. Its real estate has seen much development over the years too, and you’ll find a variety of condos that feature a scenic view of the Hudson River, and more great options to choose from.

What to Love 

  • Inviting suburban atmosphere 
  • Plenty of local restaurants, shopping destinations, community events, and festivals happening year-round
  • Close proximity to New York City

Local Lifestyle

Life in Fort Lee promises an upbeat suburban atmosphere. This is provided by its parks, its restaurants, local events, and more. You can always find the residents of Fort Lee out and about doing something within their community. From its excellent schools to the pleasant environment, this area attracts many, from families to young professionals to retirees. Plus, with New York City being located so close by, many people who want to enjoy the more relaxed feel of the suburbs while still having access to the big city and its perks are attracted to everything Fort Lee has to offer! 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Restaurants, shopping, and entertainment can be found all throughout the Fort Lee neighborhood. From lounges to markets, it has everything! 

 

Ventanas Restaurant & Lounge is a popular entertainment and dining experience in the area, known for its excellent drinks, fun atmosphere, and tasty American, Asian, and Latin cuisine. Another can’t-miss restaurant spot is Sushi Aoki, serving up high-end, multiple-course sushi meals in a lovely environment. 

 

For all things shopping, Hudson Lights has all of your shopping dreams with everything from clothing stores to wine stores. Cafasso’s Fairway Market is another shopping destination, especially for its fresh produce and food products.

Things to Do

From the local parks to the community festivals, there is a lot of fun to be had in Fort Lee all the time. 

 

Having some fun outdoors and taking in nature is so easy to do with the parks located in Fort Lee. One favorite is the expansive Palisades Interstate Park, known for its hiking trails and riverside activities. Another well-loved park is Fort Lee Historic Park. Located on top of a cliff, it's a place where residents love to take in breathtaking views and take part in fun outdoor activities.

 

Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center also offers lots to do. It has plenty of space to play a variety of sports, seasonal programs, and events open to the entire community. Some favorite annual events include their summer concert series and their tree lighting ceremony.

 

A beloved annual event people love attending is the St Rocco’s Italian Feast Festival. With excellent food, games, rides, and more, it is so much fun for the whole family.

Schools

  • Fort Lee Elementary Schools; Kindergarten-4th grade, group of highly-rated 4 elementary schools. School 3 is a recipient of the Blue Ribbon Award of Academic Excellence.
  • Lewis F. Cole Middle School; Grades 5-8, recipient of the Gold Crown Award from Columbia Scholastic Press.

Fort Lee High School; Grades 9-12, named a Best High School in New Jersey by the U.S. News & World Report.


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