PATERSON, NJ- Mayor Andre Sayegh has advised drivers of numerous parking closures and a few street closures as part of filming for the movie “Newark” and the television show “The Plot Against America” from Monday, May 20, until Thursday, May 23.

Residents and visitors visiting this areas are asked to plan to park in any of the lots managed by the Paterson Parking Authority. Information about those lots can be found by clicking here.

This filming of “Newark” will take place on Market Street, between Mill Street and Cianci Street, mostly during the afternoon on Monday between 2pm-8pm. This will include holding cars at the intersections while scenes are filmed, and releasing traffic while scenes are reset. If Market Street is part of your regular commuting path, please plan to take another route as we expect major traffic delays in that area.

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No Parking on Monday, May 20 between 7am and 11pm:

• Market Street: Between Mill Street and Cianci Street

• Cianci Street: Between Market Street and Elm Street

• Mill Street: Between Market Street and Ward Street

• Jersey Street: Between Market Street and Oliver Street

• Oliver Street: Between Spruce Street and Jersey Street

• Note: Displaced residents can park in the Paterson Parking Authority lot on Market Street between Spruce and Mill – Site 14, #2.


“Plot Against America” will film on Ellison and Washington Streets near City Hall, with both street closures and parking closures.

Street Closures and No Parking – Monday, 5/20 at 11pm through Thursday, 5/23 at 6am

• Colt Street: Between Market Street and Ellison Street

• Washington Street: Between Van Houten Street and Market Street

• Ellison Street: Between Main Street and Church Street

• Note: City of Paterson employees who park in the Ellison Street lot, please park in Parking Authority Lot 12E (left side of Veterans Place, behind Chase Bank) on Tuesday, 5/21 and Wednesday, 5/22.

No Parking Only - Monday, 5/20 at 11pm through Thursday, 5/23 at 6am

• Van Houten Street: Between Church Street and Washington Street (one side – follow signs)

• Note: Van Houten may also experience intermittent closures midday Tuesday or Wednesday for scene filming.

• Church Street: Between Market Street and Van Houten Street (one side – follow signs)