Located 20 miles west of New York City, the City of Summit is an outstanding destination for shopping, dining and the arts. In addition to The Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, visitors and residents can enjoy cultural experiences like live performances at the Summit Playhouse and live music at venues throughout the city. The community has abundant green spaces, including parks and playgrounds and the Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Summit’s Downtown Business District is made of retail and commercial businesses with an abundance of specialty and gift shops, clothing stores, home furnishings, restaurants, bakeries, fine wine outlets, movie theatre and ample parking all within short walking distances.
The City of Summit is located in Union County and is home to more than 21,000 residents who speak over 35 languages, representing an economically and culturally diverse community. Summit is a major transportation hub with a centrally located train station offering direct access to Newark and Manhattan, major highways (Routes 78 and 24 and the Garden State Parkway) and Newark Liberty International Airport.