Jersey City Heights Music, Art, and Film With Walter Parks

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Jersey City Heights is a quirky fun neighborhood - both in the past and the present. Learn how Jersey City Heights was a center for filming silent movies during the beginning of the 1900s and then became a party town for soldiers going off to war. Closer to the present time, Richie Havens and other great musicians lived in the Heights. Now you will find live music, events, and public art. Discover Jersey City Heights with Walter Parks and listen to people of the community tell their stories!

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  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages


  • See Ogden Avenue, where The Perils of Pauline and other silent films were made.

  • Discover the wall murals, diverse restaurants, and retail stores on Central Ave.

  • Explore important places where Richie Havens and other musicians lived and made music.

  • Learn about present-day musical happenings in the area.

  • Hear stories from people in the neighborhood.


Join Walter Parks as he explores the Jersey City Heights neighborhood. Learn about the past and present film, art, and music happenings in this quirky, fun neighborhood. 

Hear from the people who help to make this neighborhood special and memorable while you solve some word puzzles. Maybe you can visit some of the current venues and maybe you can listen to some of Walter's music.

Bring headphones so you can hear all the audio clips well. 

Experience's route

Starting point Pathe Movie Studio Site
1 Congress St, Jersey City, NJ 07307, USA

Places you will visit


It will take you

55-85 mins

You will walk

4990 steps

Total distance

3.8 km

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  • You can stop for a break any time
  • Comfortable shoes are highly recommended!
  • Bring water with you
  • Audio stories
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