Archive for October, 2012

Snapshots from Jersey City

18 October 2012

Carrie and Joe in front of downtown Jersey City’s “flatiron” type building

So… I’m on an extended visit passing nearly two months in Jersey City, New Jersey. It was settled in 1660, and incorporated as a city in 1838. It’s about 15 square miles (similar to the size of the city of Pasadena, CA) with a population of 250,000 (2000 census cited here – similar to the population of the city of Glendale, CA or of Los Angeles City’s Koreatown plus Westlake.) (more…)