|Title||Sign Guidelines for the City of Hoboken. Hoboken Advantage, 91 Willow Ave., Hoboken. N.d., ca. 1988-1991.|
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|Collection||Hoboken Government & Politics Collection|
|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,  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 ; 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  from Mayor Pat Pasculli with facsimile signature.
Signs and/or facades seen in publication:
west side of 500 block of Washington Street (legible names only)
People's Photo Service
Carvel Ice Cream
Apicella's Fish Market (swordfish)
Schnackenberg's Luncheonette (hanging Coca-Cola sign)
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
Hoboken Animal Clinic
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)
Crabtree & Evelyn
Central Insurance Agency
The Brass Rail
D'Angelo Florist Shop
Lawton Turso Funeral Home
Hoboken Gold Exchange Outlet
Good News Stationery
The Hudson Stakes
The Brass Rail (neon)
Roma Salumeria, Pizza
Wines & Liquors
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.
|Year Range from||1988|
|Year Range to||1991|
Hoboken Historic District Commission
91 Willow Ave.
Community Development Agency (CDA)
Hoboken Professional & Retail Business Association
|Caption||Pg  Front Cover - Sign Guidelines For The City Of Hoboken|
Business & Commerce
Government & Politics