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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 such as performances at the Summit Playhouse and live music at venues throughout the city. The community has abundant green spaces, including parks and playgrounds, as well as the Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Summit’s Downtown Business District includes retail and commercial businesses with numerous specialty shops, clothing boutiques, home furnishing stores, restaurants, bakeries, and purveyors of fine wine 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, and is is only 12 miles from Newark Liberty International Airport.