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Title Sign Guidelines for the City of Hoboken. Hoboken Advantage, 91 Willow Ave., Hoboken. N.d., ca. 1988-1991.
Object Name Brochure
Catalog Number 2014.004.0004
MULTIMEDIA LINKS CLICK HERE to view the PDF; note - please be patient while file opens.

CLICK HERE to view a PDF of an amended ordinance on the Historic Preservation Commission adopted August 15, 2012 (it includes material on its predecessor, Hoboken Historic District Commission); note - please be patient while file opens.
Collection Hoboken Government & Politics Collection
Credit Museum Collections.
Scope & Content Sign Guidelines for the City of Hoboken. Hoboken Advantage, 91 Willow Ave., Hoboken. No date, circa 1988-1991. Funded by the Community Development Agency, City of Hoboken, New Jersey.

Booklet, 4-1/2" x 10-3/4" wide, [20] pp. including covers; photo illustrated. Two copies. PDF on file.

An illustrated guide to several topics covered by Hoboken sign ordinance and under the purview of the Hoboken Historic District Commission (referred to on page [18]; see notes for history of this body.) It is not a manual, but displays many then current signs along with general criteria for consideration in creating or improving signage.

Message on page [2] from Mayor Pat Pasculli with facsimile signature.
Signs and/or facades seen in publication:

page [3]
west side of 500 block of Washington Street (legible names only)
Umlands Luncheonette
People's Photo Service
Carvel Ice Cream
Hollywood Fashions
pages [4-5]
Apicella's Fish Market (swordfish)
Schnackenberg's Luncheonette (hanging Coca-Cola sign)
Hotel Victor
Schoning's City Hall Bake Shop
Rudolph's Millinery (stained glass)
Doc Izzo, Paramount Radio & Music Co.
Sodas, Breyer's [ice cream logo]
S. Zorn, Teas & Coffees
Clam Broth House (hanging finger sign over entry)
Jefferson Trust Company
page [7]
Hoboken Animal Clinic
D. Phillips
pages [8-9]
Cosmo's Bakery, tasty Danish (neon)
American Epicure, Gourmet Food & Cheese (canvas)
Hoboken Realty (painted glass)
Crazy Scissors, Something New (awning)
Anthony's (stainless steel)
Palmer Video, Movies, Rentals (wood letters)
Hoboken Pork Store (interior window)
Doc Izzo, Paramount Radio & Music Co. (painted billboard)
Court Street (perpendicular metal)
Red Heads Saloon (stained glass)
D. & V. Barber Shop (gold leaf)
Manobianco Ristorante (plastic letters)
page [10-11]
Hoboken Gourmet
Crabtree & Evelyn
Fabco Shoes
Central Insurance Agency
Golden Travel
B.T. Investments
pages [12-13]
The Brass Rail
D'Angelo Florist Shop
Lawton Turso Funeral Home
page [14-15]
Kitchen Parts
Right Angle
Hoboken Gold Exchange Outlet
Good News Stationery
Pat's Place
page [16-17]
The Hudson Stakes
The Brass Rail (neon)
Roma Salumeria, Pizza
Skyway Cleaners
Wines & Liquors

Notes History of the commission: The Hoboken Historic District Commission was created in 1978 to function solely as an advisory board. In 1991, the commission was reorganized and became part of the city's governing body, at which time it adopted its current title as Historic Preservation Commission.
People Jurkat, Mayme
Thomas, Peggy
Pasculli, Pat
Pasculli, Patrick
Date 1988-1991
Year Range from 1988
Year Range to 1991
Search Terms Hoboken Historic District Commission
Hoboken Advantage
91 Willow Ave.
Community Development Agency (CDA)
Hoboken Professional & Retail Business Association
Caption Pg [1] Front Cover - Sign Guidelines For The City Of Hoboken
Imagefile 314\20140040004.TIF
Classification Advertising
Business & Commerce
Government & Politics
Law Enforcement