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Title Proposal: Observer Park. The Applied Companies, Hoboken, no date, ca. 1988-1989.
Object Name Documents
Catalog Number 2006.023.0101
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
People Clare, Ken
Kirchgessner, Dolores
Lisa, Anthony
Date 1988-1989
Year Range from 1988
Year Range to 1989
Search Terms Applied Companies, The
Hartz Mountain Industries
Observer Highway
Bloomfield St.
Garden St.
Park Ave.
Willow Ave.
Lisa's Deli
United Decorating Company
Twelfth St.
Church Square Park
Elysian Flats
Hudson St.
Caption front cover
Imagefile 045\20060230101.JPG
Classification Real Estate
Domestic Life
Social & Personal Activity
Domestic Life