Step back in time to learn how Jersey City has evolved since the seventeenth century. More than 350 color images provide a tour of Newark Avenue, the Junction, Greenville, and Journal Square. Enjoy the architectural landscape as you view such icons as City Hall, the Justice William J. Brennan, Jr. Courthouse, the former Jersey City Medical Center, and the century-old schoolhouse. This keepsake will be treasured by students and long-time residents, as it provides a comprehensive history and reflections of New Jersey's oldest city.
Cynthia Harris was born in Jersey City and is manager of the "New Jersey Room," Hudson County's main historical research repository.Leon Yost is a professional documentary photographer who lives in Jersey City and is a member of the Jersey City Planning Board.