Northside is a neighborhood in Paterson NJ. It includes the entire area of downtown north of the Passaic River. It suffers from some of the social problems currently facing the Wrigley Park neighborhood but to a lesser extent. This neighborhood borders Haledon and Prospect Park and it is known for its hills and having sweeping views of New York City. The Northside section of Paterson is located in the city's 1st Ward. Northside is home to the local branch of Habitat for Humanity.