Readerpix: The old tow lot

5/27/2009:

Hoboken411 reader nacholibre sent in this photo of a remnant of the old impound lot on Jackson Street.

How many of you have lived here long enough to remember this?

Hoboken411 reader photo of the day – 5/27/2009

old tow lot on jackson street in hoboken nj - Readerpix: The old tow lot

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eam144
eam144
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 11:18 pm

I used to live on Washington and had a friend visit and her car got towed. I drove her to the police station and to the tow yard because it was “so far”. Her backyard looks over the tow yard and I now live a block away. We walk everywhere. So much for it being so far!

NotBornButRaised
NotBornButRaised
Wednesday, May 27, 2009 6:23 pm

I’ve lived here since 1985, so I remember this lot. It was run by Pino’s I think. I’ve never had a car and only been there once with a friend to pick up his car.

I was a freshman at Stevens in 1998 and at the beginning of the semester, they had a special meeting just for commuters. Even though I walked to school, I was still a commuter, so I went. The guy running the meeting warned us to be very careful with our cars so they don’t get towed. He said, trust me, you don’t want to go down to that part of town to pick your car up.

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