Hoboken, New Jersey is one of the best-known cities in the state. It is a major transportation center for the New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut tri-state region. It is also the site of the first recorded baseball game. One of the city’s greatest sources of pride is being the birthplace and hometown of Frank Sinatra, one of the most famous, talented, and awarded singers and entertainers in American history. And the city displays this pride by the many streets and parks that are named after him.
Hoboken’s greatest economic strength is its location. It sits on the Hudson Waterfront and is an integral part of the Port of New York and New Jersey. Indeed, the city is considered part of the greater New York metropolitan area and is the site of the Hoboken Terminal which links Hoboken's commuter residents to the rest of the state of New Jersey.
Hoboken has been romanticized in ballads from not only native son Frank Sinatra but also working-class heroes such as Bruce Springsteen. But the city long ago shed its blue-collar roots. It is now a town of bistros, upscale shopping stores, and expensive condominiums. Indeed, Hoboken is now home to John Wiley & Sons publishers and the Stevens Institute of Technology, which, it is estimated, contributed nearly $117 million in 2014.
Hoboken is a family-friendly town. It is filled with parks and venues for recreation. A great deal of the historic part of the city has been preserved, which enhances the city’s atmosphere. It also hosts numerous live shows and festivals during the summer, including Shakespeare in the Park.
If you have recently accepted a job in the New York City metropolitan area, you should consider living in Hoboken, New Jersey. The housing market is one of the best in the area. You can find something affordable and watch it increase in value over time.Read More ▾
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