Bergen Airdome

Bergen Avenue and Virginia Avenue,
Jersey City, NJ 07304

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Bergen Airdome

Located on the corner of Bergen Avenue and Virginia Avenue. The Bergen Airdome was opened prior to October 1910. Seating was provided for 1,600 on wooden benches. Standing room was allowed, which gave a total capacity for 2,300. It was operated by the Clinton Amusement Company.

This airdome was particularly successful as it had a canvas roof, enabling it to operate in inclement weather. A canvas side-wall could also be added during windy/chilly conditions.

The Bergen Airdome was closed in 1916.

Contributed by Ken Roe

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CSWalczak on November 9, 2012 at 12:43 pm

This website provide sadditional historical detail about the Bergen Airdome and includes a picture of the interior with its canvas roof.

rivest266 on February 10, 2018 at 4:38 pm

This opened on May 21st, 1910. The newspaper article in the photo section.

rivest266 on February 10, 2018 at 4:39 pm

Listings ended in 1916.

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