About Fair Lawn
Fair Lawn is a borough in Bergen County, New Jersey. A quaint bedroom suburb located just 12 miles away from New York City. Residents created the borough of Fair Lawn in 1924, after breaking off from the Saddle River township. The borough occupies five square miles between the shopping malls of Paramus and the city of Paterson (by Memorial Park).
Fair Lawn is a commuter’s paradise to the New York City Metro Area. It has two railroad stations (Radburn and Broadway) on NJ Transit’s Bergen County Line. Traveling to Pennsylvania Station in Manhattan takes about 50 minutes
Fair Lawn has a lot of midcentury houses with brick exteriors, plaster walls, and hardwood floors. Radburn, one of the first planned communities in the country, is a community located within the town of Fair Lawn and was founded in 1929 as “a town for the motor age.” The Radburn concept was visionary when it was first introduced and used in dozens of other neighborhoods across the world in the 1960s and 70s.
Located in a sandstone structure that predates the American Revolution. The local tavern is a great spot for burgers and drinks.
A modern bistro featuring a Mediterranean-influenced menu of seafood & steaks, plus a raw bar & patio. Known as one of the area’s premier fine dining establishments.
The River Palm is an upmarket chophouse and has been rated as New Jersey’s top steak house and one of America’s top restaurants. Steaks, seafood and pasta are served with an extensive wine list.
Fair Lawn residents petitioned to the state, asking to incorporate as an independent borough, and in April 1924, the borough of Fair Lawn was voted into existence. Fair Lawn was incorporated as a borough in 1924, as “Fairlawn”, from portions of Saddle River Township. In 1933, the official spelling of the borough’s name was changed into its present two-word form as “Fair Lawn” Borough.
Fair Lawn is west of the George Washington Bridge with more than a dozen parks and nearly 500 commercial and industrial properties.
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