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Title Monkey Stick sign from Magic Fountain, Third and Bloomfield Streets, Hoboken, created 1970’s-1980’s.
Object Name Sign
Catalog Number 2006.031.0022
Collection Hoboken Commerce Collection
Credit Museum Purchase.
Description Monkey Stick sign from Magic Fountain, a former ice cream and video rental shop at the northeast corner of Third and Bloomfield Streets, Hoboken, created 1970’s-1980’s. Painted aluminum, 24" square. Used until business closed in Hoboken, ca. 2001-2002.

Monkey Stick seemed to be the name for a chocolate dipped banana. The distinctive red gambrel roofed building that this business was located in was sold and demolished in 2003. It is now the site of the new Stevens Cooperative School.
Date 1970-1980
Year Range from 1970.0
Year Range to 1980.0
Search Terms Magic Fountain
Bloomfield St.
Third St.
Caption in 2006 exhibit
Imagefile 050\20060310022.tif
Notes This well-known sign was in Museum's 2002 “Signs and Traces” exhibition when it was a loan from the owners of Magic Fountain who are no longer located in Hoboken.

Exhibited in 2012 "Sweets" exhibition at the Museum.
Classification Business & Commerce
Advertising
Food
Retail