Demolition work is underway on several Journal Square lots that will eventually host a new courthouse, and a ghost sign from the past was uncovered before being demolished.
The Mile Square City has evolved quite a bit over the last few decades, but many signs on historic buildings remind passersby of businesses that once called Hoboken home.
These vintage relics advertising businesses, products, and services from years ago are a visual reminder of Jersey City’s past.
Trenton, New Jersey is filled with ‘ghost signs’ advertising organizations and businesses that once operated within the city.
You may pass them daily, but here is the story behind the companies featured in some prominent fading signs in Jersey City.
New Jersey’s largest city is literally filled with signs of its prosperous past. Curiosity got the best of us, so we dug up the history of some of the city's more prominent ghost signs.