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Title Real estate offering for Pier 16, Hoboken, N.J., 1951.
Object Name Report
Catalog Number 2003.046.0002
Collection Hoboken Buildings & Real Estate Collection
Credit Gift of Paul Neshamkin
Scope & Content Real estate offering prepared by Webb & Knapp, Inc. of New York City for Pier 16, Hoboken, N.J., 1951. Blue stiff paper report cover with 3 brass prong fasteners holding 16 items: 3 typewritten pages, 10 black-and-white photographs, one photostatic reproduction, a blue print and a map. Plus an enclosed cover letter with added holographic pencil notes about contacts and terms.

Digital images of all leaves are numbered and shown as collated. Photographs are 8" x 10" prints except number 14, a photostatic reproduction.

1. Black-and-white aerial photo looking east with holographic ink notation "Pier 16" in lower margin and line drawn to it. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0003 with enhancements and detail.

2. Typed carbon copy text on letterhead, March 12, 1951: general description, price, valuation.

3. Typed carbon copy text on letterhead: general information, area breakdown, construction, offices, railroad, stringpieces, slips.

4. Typed carbon copy text on letterhead: description of adjoining property on the west that was also available; slip and railroad trestle formerly used by Seatrain; property was leased to the Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad. "Possession or ownership can be arranged."

5. Black-and-white aerial photo looking northwest with holographic ink notation "Pier 16" in right margin. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0004 with enhancements and detail.

6. Black-and-white aerial photo looking northeast with holographic ink notation "Pier 16" in right margin and line drawn to it. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0005 with enhancements and detail.

7. Black-and-white aerial photo looking north with holographic ink notation "Pier 16" in right margin and line drawn to it. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0006 with enhancements and detail.

8. Black-and-white photo of the exterior of pier end of the shed on Pier 16, Hoboken Dock Company. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0007 with enhancements and detail.

9. Black-and-white photo of the pier shed on Pier 16, Hoboken Dock Company. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0008 with enhancements and detail.

10. Black-and-white photo of the interior of the pier shed on Pier 16, Hoboken Dock Company. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0009.

11. Black-and-white photo of the interior of the pier shed on Pier 16, Hoboken Dock Company. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0010.

12. Black-and-white photo of bulkhead and low water platform between piers 15 and 16. Reverse has image description. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0011.

13. Black-and-white photo of bulkhead and boiler house between piers 15 and 16. Reverse has image description. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0012.

14. Black-and-white photostatic reproduction of a composite aerial photo of Hoboken, 1947, ca. 18" wide x 12" high. Reverse is blank. Image also catalogued separately as photo catalog 2003.046.0013.

15. Blueprint: Piers at the Foot of 15th & 16th Sts., Hoboken, N.J. , no date, ca. 1950. Yellow pencil outlines the Pier 16 property lines. Red pencil shows the access route to the pier from 14th St.

16. Map of Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad, Hoboken, N.J., no date, ca. 1950. Also catalogued as archives catalog 2003.043.0002.01 with added detail images.
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Date 1951
Year Range from 1951.0
Year Range to 1951.0
Search Terms Pier 16
Pier 15
Pier 14
Seatrain Lines, Inc.
Hoboken Dock Company
Hoboken Manufacturers Railroad
Hoboken Shore Railroad
Caption enclosed letter
Imagefile 021\20030460002.JPG
Classification Water
Docks
Pier
Business & Commerce
Real Estate
Aerials
Railroads
Ships
Transportation