About Droyer’s Point
Droyer’s Point is a section of Jersey City, New Jersey at Newark Bay that was the site of the Jersey City Airport and later of Roosevelt Stadium, both of which were demolished. It has become a residential and commercial district. Since the 1990s Droyer’s Point has been developed as a residential and recreation area. At its southern end is the Athletic Complex of New Jersey City University – its other locations are further inland on the West Side.
In the southwestern part of the city, Droyer’s Point is located on the Newark Bay. Its eastern perimeter is New Jersey Route 440. The point is entered from the highway’s intersection with Danforth Avenue. To the north, Kellog Street creates its boundary with the brownfield and site of Bayfront, a planned urban development project. The point itself is opposite Kearny Point, with which it marks the mouth of the Hackensack River.
Since the 1990s Droyer’s Point has been developed as a residential and recreation area. At its southern end is the Athletic Complex of New Jersey City University – its other locations are further inland on the West Side. Just to the north are the residential communities built by Hovnanian Enterprises. Construction was delayed until there was remediation of chromium found at the site. Known as Society Hill, the first phase of townhomes were built c1993-94, with phase two being constructed c1995-96. The Droyer’s Point townhouses were built c2003-04. The complex includes condominium and rental townhomes and apartments, including amenities such as pools, tennis courts, clubhouses and a marina. Completed portions of the Hackensack RiverWalk, a public waterfront promenade which is accessible to the public through entrances outside the development, run along the shoreline.
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Here are some of the bars, restaurants and hotels around Droyer’s Point:
Brennan’s Pub – The newly revamped combines a mix of new school and old school through their classic American pub fare, 16 rotating taps of craft beer, creative cocktails, and quirky vintage decor – some of which dates back to 1972.
Columbia Tavern – Broad American menu, draft beer & cocktails offered in relaxed digs with a wood bar & pool table.
Vinnie’s Pizza III – Compact, unassumming pizzeria serving pies & pasta, plus calzones, wings & sandwiches.
Wendy’s – Fast-food burger chain serving sides such as chili & baked potatoes.