16. All Saints Episcopal Church was built in 1856 and has gorgeous vaulted ceilings and stained glass. It is still used as an active congregation and school.
19. The Alfred Steiglitz Home is a 19th century apartment were noted photographer Alfred Steiglitz resided. Steiglitz was the main advocate of photography as a fine art. His gallery in New York was one of the first galleries in the country to exhibit photography along side pieces by Picasso and Cezanne.
20. The Original Steven's Administration building was the first on the college campus and housed classrooms, offices and a lecture hall. Today, it is the home to the Hoboken Theater Company.
21. Steven's Gate House is the oldest structure on the Steven's estate and is made of the same rock that Henry Hudson wrote about in his log of the area. It was the grand entrance that all guests had to go through to get into the castle.
23. Steven's Institute of Technology is America's first college of Mechanical Engineering, founded in 1870 with a land grant given by the Steven's family. It has 1800 undergrads, 2700 graduate students and 2250 online students from 21 states and 23 countries. Some notable alumni include the co-inventor of bubble wrap, the designer of the quonset and Alexander Calder, an American artist.
25. Elks Lodge #74 was founded in Hoboken in 1888. It is the oldest lodge in New Jersey and is the mother lodge. It is still actively used.
26. Dorthea Lange House was the childhood home of socially concerned photographer, Dorthea Lange whose photos are some of the most memorable images documenting the plight of farmers and their families during the Great Depression.
27. The Columbia Club was built as a gentlemen's society composed of 100 men from Hoboken and NYC. It is mostly used now for events in the community.
29. Engine Company No. 2 is one of Hoboken's first firehouses and was destroyed in the 80's and restored to it's original splendor.
30. The Lipton Tea Building was once the epicenter of Sir Thomas Lipton's vast tea empire. Ships delivering cargoes of tea anchored along the building in the north Hoboken Harbor to unload directly onto the dock. It is now loft apartments and is known as the Hudson Tea Building.
31. The Machine Shop is the oldest building on the Hoboken waterfront. During WWII Bethlehem Steel employees worked on around 4000 ships. It is now used as the Hoboken Historical Museum and was the last stop on our walking tour! The images below are from inside the museum.
That is it for the walking tour! Check back tomorrow for the Fab Friday Faves and enjoy the gorgeous photo of the Empire State Building, below. Love this view!