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New York, New York, 10025
3 Bedrooms$6,495 - $7,435
Edgewater, New Jersey, 07020
1 Bedroom$1,879 - $2,269
2 Bedrooms$2,645 - $4,084
Edgewater, New Jersey, 07020
1 Bedroom$1,980 - $2,535
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3 Bedrooms$2,875 - $3,490
North Bergen, New Jersey, 07047
Studio/1 Bedroom$1,550 - $2,070
2 Bedrooms$3,349 - $4,100
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Fort Lee is a super municipality in which to find your new place - whether you are searching in the winter or any other time of the year.
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Your New Apartment In The Garden State
Fort Lee, New Jersey is right along the state border with New York, and you'll probably find yourself in an Empire State of mind as you may get a nice view of majestic Northern Manhattan and the great Hudson River from your apartment window, not to mention the massive George Washington Bridge. There are also the Palisades and Overpeck Country Park just to the West-ish. This is Bergen County, and Fort Lee is the home of all kindsa folk from Mafia dons to the rappers Cam'ron and Jay-Z to old American Revolutionaries and the baseball player Darryl Strawberry. They say it's also the birthplace of the American film industry...alot of ""Law & Order: S.V.U"" and director Martin Scorsese's iconic 90s opus ""Goodfellas"" was filmed here. You'll have to ask some actual residents for more information about all that...use our LocalTalk. Let's not forget...equally useful once you're set on looking for a new apartment in the town of Fort Lee is our Apartment Guide.
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There are a variety of very nice properties available. Many of the buildings are newly built right along the waterfront. However, if you're not interested in an apartment in a large residential-condominium style building (we're talking, on average, 20-story tall buildings here) there are other more small house-type apartments as well. Check out our rental and census data tables as well as our other fact sheets for more info about affordability and options for your future new digs. The properties are all spread around throughout the County, so if you're not on the waterfront you may find yourself in the nearby neighborhoods of North Bergen, Bergenfield, Teaneck or Englewood.
Some Basic Helpful Info About Fort Lee
Location, location, location. Since George Washington Bridge is considered possibly the most trafficked bridge in the country, maybe if you're commuting to the city you'll want to use public transit like taking the bus to the ferry near Edgewater. For schedules of buses to Port Authority Bus Terminal in midtown Manhattan look no further than New Jersey Transit. Now that that's out of the way...let's learn about the town itself! Living here is a good alternative to trying it in the Big Bad Apple itself. Start to get to know Fort Lee by browsing their convenient official town website. The town is an important base of operations for many film and television companies and there are alot of big studios in Fort Lee. Basically the elements of Fort Lee that jump-out right away are: American Revolution history stuff, Movie & Television stuff, proximity to Manhattan, and the various parkways & recreation centers surrounding the Palisades. Another important online hub for community events and information can be found here.
Getting Settled In Fort Lee
The Fort Lee Farmer's Marke is held every Sunday when the weather's good at the Jack Alter Fort Lee Community Center on Inwood Terrace. They are very well organized and even have online a chart of what kind of food-stuff you can expect to get on any given day the market is open. Fort Lee is host to numerous malls and parks and then of course there is the river. Have a picnic facing the water below at one of the many waterfront picnic centers like the Ross Dock Picnic Area, or just a little further North by the Tenafly Nature Center. Up there (getting towards Englewood) you will also find The Montammy and the Knickerbocker Country Club(s). Closer to home don't forget the Flatrock Nature Center and the quaint parks of Constitution and William Birch. Linwood Plaza and the Oaktree Mall are two of the big shopping centers.
The Real Question Is: What Doesn't Fort Lee Have?
And the answer is nothing, meaning it has everything you could want. To fall-back on some technical details for a moment: they're are about 35,345 people living in the town. It has the parks, the Hudson River waterfront, amazing luxury residences available, a Farmer's Market, shopping centers, proximity to Manhattan, and even it's own cosmopolitan flavor to rival that of the big city without feeling too crowded. It's a good place if you're a creative professional working out of the city (the movie industry, again, has called Fort Lee their home in many ways for some time now) and want a little small-town kind of inspiration away from the rat-race, without having to move to the middle of nowhere. And for information about Fort Lee's roots and future in filmmaking, by the way...go here, to the website of its Film Commission! All sorts of intrepid folk have been calling Fort Lee their home for years, maybe it's time you snatched-up an apartment and made it yours.
Average Apartment Rent in Fort Lee, New Jersey
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Fort Lee Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Fort Lee have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In September the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Fort Lee apartment cost $1,710. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Fort Lee apartment was $2,110 in September. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Fort Lee rentals listed below.
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