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Jersey City History: John F. Kennedy would make one of his last campaign speeches in Journal Square on November 6, 1960. John F. Kennedy Boulevard was formerly known as Hudson Boulevard (opened around 1895). It was renamed for the assassinated president sometime in the 1960s. (Photo courtesy of the New Jersey Room, Jersey City Free Public Library)
Vintage photo: The Trust Company of New Jersey Building on 921 Bergen Avenue. The building was dedicated in 1928 and the photo was probably taken in the 1920s. It was Jersey City's tallest building when constructed. Today, it's banking facilities are used by Capital One. (Photo courtesy of the New Jersey Room, Jersey City Free Public Library)