Directions to Livingston Senior Community Center
204 Hillside Ave, Livingston, NJ 07039



















From Garden State Parkway Northbound


Method 1:
Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 142, Route 78 West, which is just past the Union toll plaza (you must use the two most right hand toll booths at the Union toll plaza in order to get off at Exit 142). Do not get on Route 78 West "Express" but follow the signs that say Route 24/Route 124. You want to get off Route 78 West at Exit 48 which is Route 24/Route 124 West. After this exit stay on Route 24, do not get off where it says Route 124. Follow Route 24 and get off on Exit 7C, which is JFK Parkway Livingston/Caldwell. Once you get off the exit you will be on JFK Parkway (going north in the correct direction), you will see the Short Hills Mall on the right and the Short Hills Hilton Hotel on the left. Stay on this road for approximately 3.5 miles and six traffic lights. At the sixth traffic light you will see Nero's Restaurant on the far-left corner and a Gulf gas station on the far right corner. Make this left which is West Hobart Gap Road. Follow this road approximately one mile and make the 10th right onto Hillside Avenue (if you come to a three-way intersection with a church on the right, you went 100 yards too far). Take Hillside Avenue (approximately 1/4 mile) and make your fifth left into the Community Center. Parking and Entrance are on the left side of building as you are facing it. 


Method 2:
Take Garden State Parkway North to Exit 145 (Route 280). After toll booth bear left to get onto Route 280 West. Follow directions From Route 280 Westbound, below.

From Route 280 Westbound


Take Route 280 Westbound and get off at Exit 5A Livingston. This exit puts you on Livingston Avenue in the correct direction. At the second traffic light, which is approximately 1.3 miles from the exit ramp of Route 280, take a right onto Mt. Pleasant Avenue (Route 10). Once on Mt. Pleasant Avenue stay in left lane and at the first traffic light take a left onto Hillside Avenue. Follow Hillside Avenue approximately 1.5 to 2 miles crossing Northfield Avenue, which is located at the traffic light with the Exxon station on the left side (do not turn here). Make the first right into the Community Center. Parking and Entrance is are on the left side of building as you are facing it.

From 287 Northbound


Method 1:
Take 287 North to Route 80 East to Route 280 East (left hand exit).  Continue on Route 280 East and get off at Exit 5A, Livingston.  Follow the directions above for 280 Westbound .

Method 2:
Take 287 North to Exit 35 (formerly Exit 31). Once you exit you will hit a traffic light and take a left and stay in the right hand lane and bear right approximately 200 yards up the road, following signs for Route 124 East. In another 200 yards you want to take a right hand turn and you will be passing Morristown Memorial Hospital on the left. At the third traffic light you want to take a left (Friendly's Ice Cream Store will be in front of you). Follow this road until the first traffic light and take a right onto Columbia Road/Turnpike. You follow this road approximately 5.5 miles past Morristown airport on the left, a Cadillac dealer on the left, past Mc Donalds on the left, past Bennigans on the right, past Newark Academy on the left and finally past the Livingston Mall. Immediately after the Livingston Mall you want to take a left onto Walnut Street (at this left turn, you will see an Exxon station on the far right corner). Follow Walnut Street until the stop sign (you will see a Church in front of you). Take a right here onto Hobart Gap Road and then take the first left onto Hillside Avenue. Take Hillside Avenue (approximately 1/4 mile) and make your fifth left into the Community Center. Parking and Entrance are on the left side of building as you are facing it.

Method 3:
North on Route 287

Take Route 78 East. Take the local lanes at the split. Take the first Exit (to Route 24, Springfield). The exit is on the left and has a wicked curve. Take Route 24 to the Kennedy Parkway (Livingston exit). The Short Hills Mall is at this exit. Be careful not to go into the entrance of the mall. On Kennedy Parkway, proceed past the lights in front of the Mall. Continue on Kennedy Parkway for three more lights (light one is South Orange Avenue, light two is Hobart Gap Road, light three is Northfield Avenue). Point of reference at Hobart Gap Road - Fire Station to the right, Gulf Station diagonally right and Nero's Restaurant diagonally left. At the next light, make a left onto Northfield Avenue (Bank on the left, Church diagonally right). At the first light on Northfield Avenue make a left (onto Hillside Avenue). Make the first right into the Community Center. Parking and Entrance is are on the left side of building as you are facing it.