Welcome to Montclair
A Hip, Cultured and Gorgeous Town
Dubbed “the city in the suburbs” and “Brooklyn West,” Montclair is a perfect option for people who are hesitant to leave the city. A bustling town, Montclair is loaded with shops, restaurants, parks, and festivals. Hip, cultured and diverse, Montclair appeals to families, music lovers, entrepreneurs, artists, and just about everyone! Many celebrities call Montclair home including Stephen Colbert, actor Patrick Wilson, makeup guru Bobbi Brown and Justin Bieber. The town’s stunning neighborhoods, charming houses, and close proximity to NYC are all huge draws. Montclair is loaded with parks, including beautiful Brookdale Park with open green space, a dog park, and winding walking paths.
Montclair is 6.25 square miles.
FUN FACT: Montclair is a foodie’s paradise, with restaurants ranging from farm-to-table to Ethiopian to Latin American and French. Montclair is sure to have a restaurant to satisfy any palate.
What to love
Montclair is one of the most coveted places to live in New Jersey because of its beautiful architecture, lush parks, and quaint downtowns.
A walkable town, Montclair is loaded with big-city amenities across its six vibrant business districts.
Montclair has declared itself “a stigma-free” town.
What to do
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According to the Montclair school district’s website, “the district is an award-winning magnet system with elementary and middle schools identified by the themes global studies, science & technology, creating connections, Montessori, university, STEM, environmental science, and gifted & talented.” The high school is academically challenging with a diverse curriculum, more than 25 AP classes, small learning communities; and visual art and performance options in the School of Visual and Performing Arts.