Little piece of Hoboken gone

Unique Hoboken property finally leveled for new development

That little “hut” near JFK Stadium at 10th & Jefferson was one of the few pieces of “old Hoboken” in an area surrounded by new condo developments.

Well, they recently leveled that property and it’s gone forever. How do you feel about that?

Tiny Hoboken House near shoprite and high school field here today
Tiny Hoboken House near shoprite and high school field gone tomorrow

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animal_lover
animal_lover
Sunday, May 6, 2012 11:26 pm

Yes is becoming completely a Levitstown of condos – wall-to-wall – all housing the same demographic.

tjc3488
tjc3488
Monday, April 30, 2012 6:55 pm

I won’t miss it. :mrgreen:

OpenEyes
OpenEyes
Monday, April 30, 2012 4:26 pm

It is sad that I did not learn about the history of that house until it was gone.
I have seen pictures of the back end of town and it had farms and a lot of open land.
Wasn’t there a pool or something at Columbus park way back?

escaped68
escaped68
Reply to  OpenEyes
Monday, May 7, 2012 7:18 am

In Columbus Park, aka 10th st park, there was a reflecting pool and it had koi fish, aka gold fish, in it. And in the spring there would be 1000’sof tulips blooming and the hudson county park police who patrolled it and would boot you in the ass if you even put one foot on the grass.[quote comment=”215345″]It is sad that I did not learn about the history of that house until it was gone. I have seen pictures of the back end of town and it had farms and a lot of open land. Wasn’t there a pool or something at Columbus park way back?[/quote]

joey maxim
joey maxim
Reply to  escaped68
Monday, May 7, 2012 9:38 am

68 remember only to well..the county fulled the pool with ibelieve trout.Do you recall when the kids would say the columbus statue was peeking into windows.lot The vets house,on 10th and another simular type on on monroe st near ST Josephs’ church.[quote comment=”215422″]In Columbus Park, aka 10th st park, there was a reflecting pool and it had koi fish, aka gold fish, in it. And in the spring there would be 1000′sof tulips blooming and the hudson county park police who patrolled it and would boot you in the ass if you even put one foot on the grass.[/quote]

whineanddineinhob
whineanddineinhob
Reply to  joey maxim
Monday, May 7, 2012 10:02 am

I remember it well too. Pop brought me up there on Sunday mornings. We visited my aunt who live across the street from the park (now applied).[quote comment=”215423″]68 remember only to well..the county fulled the pool with ibelieve trout.Do you recall when the kids would say the columbus statue was peeking into windows.lot The vets house,on 10th and another simular type on on monroe st near ST Josephs’ church.[/quote]

escaped68
escaped68
Reply to  joey maxim
Monday, May 7, 2012 11:50 am

I’m sure they were gold fish and they stop putting them in and drained the pond in the late 50’s early 60’s. The house’s were built for disabled vets by the state if i remember right.[quote comment=”215423″]68 remember only to well..the county fulled the pool with ibelieve trout.Do you recall when the kids would say the columbus statue was peeking into windows.lot The vets house,on 10th and another simular type on on monroe st near ST Josephs’ church.[/quote]

joey maxim
joey maxim
Reply to  escaped68
Monday, May 7, 2012 12:35 pm

escape think the vet on 10th n jefferson nephew union rep at meadowlands yrs ago..across the street freddy c c ‘s bar..go there at high school half time.[quote comment=”215432″]I’m sure they were gold fish and they stop putting them in and drained the pond in the late 50′s early 60′s. The house’s were built for disabled vets by the state if i remember right.[/quote]

escaped68
escaped68
Reply to  joey maxim
Monday, May 7, 2012 1:03 pm

Wasn’t the guys son john the greek a cardboard racketeer. I went to demarest and we never played any games at the 10th field our home games were up in roosevelt stadium in union city and our bars of choice were any one on river st and age didn’t matter[quote comment=”215434″]escape think the vet on 10th n jefferson nephew union rep at meadowlands yrs ago..across the street freddy c c ‘s bar..go there at high school half time.[/quote]

joey maxim
joey maxim
Reply to  escaped68
Monday, May 7, 2012 3:41 pm

yes..big wig at the restuarent union in the complex…we know him..lots of hoboken gals may still work there even though the nets left..small world[quote comment=”215437″]Wasn’t the guys son john the greek a cardboard racketeer. I went to demarest and we never played any games at the 10th field our home games were up in roosevelt stadium in union city and our bars of choice were any one on river st and age didn’t matter[/quote]

joey maxim
joey maxim
Reply to  escaped68
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 12:26 pm

68 not sure but think name is Agothos..maybe typo may be wrong..so long ago.[quote comment=”215437″]Wasn’t the guys son john the greek a cardboard racketeer. I went to demarest and we never played any games at the 10th field our home games were up in roosevelt stadium in union city and our bars of choice were any one on river st and age didn’t matter[/quote]

escaped68
escaped68
Reply to  joey maxim
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 1:41 pm

That’s the name a real piece of work. He and his son? got busted for causing a commotion on a airplane in flight and got dragged off the plane in cuffs somewhere in the midwest.[quote comment=”215462″]68 not sure but think name is Agothos..maybe typo may be wrong..so long ago.[/quote]

joey maxim
joey maxim
Reply to  escaped68
Tuesday, May 8, 2012 3:06 pm

oh….[quote comment=”215464″]That’s the name a real piece of work. He and his son? got busted for causing a commotion on a airplane in flight and got dragged off the plane in cuffs somewhere in the midwest.[/quote]

trueblue11
trueblue11
Monday, April 30, 2012 4:04 pm

There was a twin to that house right next door ( where the new 5 story condo currently is). I went to some GREAT parties in that other house.

whineanddineinhob
whineanddineinhob
Monday, April 30, 2012 12:31 pm

There was a house almost identical on Monroe Street between Observer Hwy and first street own by a vet named D’Angelo. Don’t know if it’s still there as I haven’t passed there in years.

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