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Discovering Grantwood, NJ

The dog bite attorneys in Grantwood, NJ at NJ Injury Guys offer this quick guide to the neighborhood's history and features.

Grantwood

The community of Grantwood is located in the Cliffside Park and Ridgefield boroughs within Bergen County, New Jersey. The nearby communities include Edgewood, Fort Lee, North Bergen, and Bergenwood. The main roadways in the area include Anderson Avenue, Grove Avenue, Lincoln Avenue, and Cresent Avenue. 

History

The area was established as an artist's colony in 1913. Man Ray and Samuel Halpert helped form the artistic center for the group of artists known as the "Others." The streets throughout the town were named in homage to the town's artistic history. Some of these include: 

  • Sketch Place
  • Studio Road
  • Art Lane

The area published its first issue of the magazine, The Glebe, in 1913. Alfred Kreymborg came out with Others: A Magazine of the New Verse along with the partnership of Skipwith Cannell, Wallace Stevens, and William Carlos Williams. The founders of the magazine featured some of their own works along with the following artists: 

  • Maxwell Bodenheim
  • Mina Loy
  • Marianne Moore 
  • Ezra Pound
  • Carl Sandburg

The area was also home to the E.K.Lincoln Studio that was built in 1915 on Berden Boulevard. The film studio was owned and ran by E.K. Lincoln, the actor and moviemaker. Many productions were made in the studio, and between 1916 and 1971, Fox Film rented the studio. Some of the films that were done in the studio included:

  • 1920 - Determination 
  • 1922 - The Leather Pushers 
  • 1923 - How High Is Up?

Neighborhood

The area has a diverse culture due in part to its residents. As you travel down Palisade Avenue, you can see this with the many different cuisine options. Some of these include: 

  • Cinar Turkish Restaurant
  • Szechun Express
  • Silli Point Indian Fusion
  • Kabob on the Cliff

Demographics

The community was home to 7,159 residents and included 2,855 households. The racial makeup of the community was the following:

  • 59.9% white 
  • 25.3% Hispanic or Latino
  • 1.9% African American
  • 10.2% Asian
  • 1.7% two or more races
  • 1.0% other races 

Of the population, as many as 51.2% were born in the United States. Some other countries the residents were born in include: 

  • 10.1% Brazil
  • 9.8% Dominican Republic
  • 9.6% Peru
  • 9.0% Turkey
  • 5.9% El Salvador
  • 5.6% Italy

The median household income was approximately $63,000. The occupational breakdown of the employed residents includes the following most common industries: 

  • 14.1% retail
  • 11.5% professional 
  • 11.4% healthcare 
  • 7.6% manufacturing 

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If you or someone you love has been injured by a dog bite, you may be entitled to compensation. The experienced Grantwood, NJ dog bite attorneys at NJ Injury Guys can help you understand your legal options. Schedule your free consultation today.

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Gabriel A. DiLeonardo, Sr., Esq.
Date Published: June 28, 2021
Gabriel DiLeonardo, Esq. is a New Jersey licensed attorney-at-law. He helps people who suffer injuries get justice through personal injury lawsuits.
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