|Title||Proposal: Observer Park. The Applied Companies, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1988-1989.|
|Collection||Hoboken Buildings & Real Estate Collection|
|Credit||Gift of Caroline Carlson.|
|Scope & Content||
Proposal: Observer Park, Hoboken, New Jersey. The Applied Companies, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1988-1989. Plastic comb binding, 8-1/2" x 11" high, 26 pp. plus covers; illustrated. PDF on file.
A glossy proposal for the development of the north side of Observer Highway from Bloomfield St. to Willow Avenue into a residential apartment complex for middle income co-ops and low income rentals. The developers would be a joint venture between the Applied Companies and Hartz Mountain Industries. Architects were Beyer Blinder Belle whose office Beyer Blinder Belle Graphics designed this publication. It includes plans, elevations and artist's views.
Seven printed photographs of contemporary Hoboken credited to Ken Clare. They included:
page 2, Dolores Kirschgessner outside United Decorating Company
page 3, exterior of some Hudson Street brownstones
page 4, Elysian Apartments (Flats), northeast corner of Washington and 12th Sts.
page 23, a night view of Christmas lights on an unidentified street
page 24, boys on the front stoop of a unidentified building
page 24, Anthony Lisa, proprietor of Lisa's Deli making mozzarella
page 25, night view of Church Square Park bandstand decorated with Christmas lights with carolers inside
|Year Range from||1988|
|Year Range to||1989|
Applied Companies, The
Hartz Mountain Industries
United Decorating Company
Church Square Park
Social & Personal Activity