Riverside, Paterson, New Jersey

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Riverside Silk Mill
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Riverside is a larger neighborhood in Paterson, New Jersey and, as its name states, this neighborhood is bound by the Passaic River to the west, north and east, separating the city from Hawthorne and Fair Lawn. It is bounded on the south by 10th Avenue and Montgomery Street from the Eastside neighborhood. Riverside is mostly a quiet working-class neighborhood. The neighborhood is mostly residential with some industrial uses. Madison Avenue cuts through the heart of this district. Route 20 runs through the eastern border of Riverside providing an easy commute to Route 80 East and New York City. This section is ethnically diverse with a growing Hispanic community concentrating mostly north and along River Street. African Americans and Caribbean blacks live south of River Street. Many Albanians make their home in the East 18th Street and River Street areas. River View Terrace is located in this neighborhood. Riverside is located in parts of the 3rd and 4th Wards of Paterson.

Bunker Hill is a mostly industrial area west of River Street and east of the Passaic River. It is bounded on the east by River Street, on the south by Montgomery Street, on the west by the Passaic River and on the north by 4th Avenue.

Coordinates: 40°55′43″N 74°09′00″W / 40.928526°N 74.150076°W / 40.928526; -74.150076