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Title Handbills, 2, about Hoboken waterfront redevelopment referendum on July 10, 1990; issued by the Coalition for a Better Waterfront.
Object Name Handbill
Catalog Number 2013.060.0006
Collection Hoboken Societies & Organizations Collection
Credit Gift of Randolph Hoppe.
Scope & Content Handbills, two, about Hoboken waterfront redevelopment referendum on July 10, 1990; issued by the Coalition for a Better Waterfront.

Each item: printed (photocopy) leaf, two-sided, 8-1/2" x 11" high.

Community activist organization's campaign against (a NO vote) the scale of buildings and site coverage proposed by the City of Hoboken for the former Port Authority Piers. (Note: the proposal was defeated in the July voting.)

Handbill 1: Do We Want This Monstrosity on Our Waterfront?

side 1: map on one side titled as above illustrating the proposed buildings for piers and waterfront blocks west of River Street from Newark to Fourth Streets.

side 2: two columns of comparison text: The Promises; The Facts.

Handbill 2: Do We Want This Monstrosity on Our Waterfront?

side 1: same map and title as handbill 1, side 1.

side 2: full page of text titled: Support Good Development for Hoboken; Vote "No" on the Port Authority Plan.

Two lines are highlighted with orange marker.
Date 1990
Year Range from 1990.0
Year Range to 1990.0
Search Terms Coalition for a Better Waterfront
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Port Authority Piers
Fourth St.
River St.
Newark St.
Caption handbill1, side 1: map with site plans of proposed development
Imagefile 230\20130600006.TIF
Classification Elections
Government & Politics
Social & Personal Activity
Real Estate
Architecture