Welcome to Highrises.com Hoboken... Your complete condo guide! Hoboken is located on the Gold Coast and is a beautiful upscale community. Nicknamed “The Mile Square City”, Hoboken fits everything including parks, universities, festivals, international cuisine, theatre, arts, farmers markets and a lively nightlife into this square (well it’s two actually) mile. With just over 50,000 residents Hoboken has a strong small community vibe. Many of the people who live there are there because they are focused on making the quality of their lives better. Hoboken is a diverse all American City, birthplace of Frank Sinatra, the first baseball game was played here and even the zipper was invented here. We love our city, and whether you are new to Hoboken or a long time resident, our goal is to help you zero in on the buildings that are right for you.
Hoboken has a variety of condo living options. Some of the taller buildings include 2 Constitution Court, 1450 Washington, Harborside Lofts, Hudson Tea Building, The Sky Club and The W Residences Hoboken. Many of these larger high-rises have incredible amenities including rooftop pools, 24 hour security, park for children to play, fitness centers, business centers, BBQ areas, media room, saunas and even shuttle service to PATH. There are several mid rise buildings in Hoboken and they range in amenities and and design. Depending on your needs, you can find a ready to move in or one that needs some improvements that fits within your budget. There are also several newer mid-rise developments have emerged over the last 10 years. The Garden Street Lofts, a former coconut processing warehouse transformed into a LEED certified green friendly condo project. The Continental which is a modern luxury condo development with 2, 3, and even 4 bedrooms located in midtown at 715 Grand. Another new condo development is Union Hill located on the Palisade is another new development which has incredible private deck views of NYC. Highrises.com focuses on the condo market and can help you find the the condo that meets your needs.
The original inhabitants before European arrival were the native Lenni Lenape who lived on the island during the summers. Although discovered in 1609 by Europeans, it wasn’t until Colonel John Stevens bought the land in 1783 that Hoboken took its name and and Colonel Stevens began to develop the island into a resort by developing the waterfront into a river walk. In 1846 the first organized baseball game was played in a cleared out field along the waterfront. In 1908 the subway was linked to New York creating a greater connection with the urban surroundings. Hoboken continued to develop as a hub to international trade due to having access to NYC and the international seas. Immigrants brought with them their culture and traditions, much of which remains in the city today.
Hoboken has a population of 50,005 according the US 2010 census. Despite the small size, Hoboken is part of the greater New York Metropolitan Area which has a population of 19.9 million. The waterfront plays a big part in Hoboken. There are parks and walks that stretch along the water and incredible views of the Manhattan skyline can be seen from the waterfront. Also on the waterfront is the Tea Building, the Frank Sinatra Park and Pier A.
The weather in Hoboken is typically 30’s in the winter and 60’s in the summer although in the summers it does usually have a day that goes up to 100°F. You can enjoy the warm weather by kayaking at Hoboken Cove Boathouse at Maxwell Place. Other outdoor activities include free tennis at Columbus park or taking the ferry from 14th Street to NYC. There are plenty of indoor activities to enjoy during the winter months. The art scene is active and lively with art galleries and the Hoboken Historical Museum has a wonderful collection. If you’re a foodie you can take the “Mangia Hoboken! Food and Culture Tour” and treat your taste buds to an evening on the town. Hoboken has all the charm and character to call home.