Jersey City may have an impressive number of murals, but neighboring Hoboken has its own vibrant arts scene, too. It’s easy to enjoy the Mile Square City’s mural scene in an hour or less. Tack it on to your JC mural crawl for a true Hudson County art immersion. Here are some of Hoboken’s can’t miss murals.
Tiny Trip Mural Highlights:
- 150 Years of History, Hoboken (25 Fifth Street), is a colorful ode to Hoboken’s many milestones and historic monuments, including the Lackawanna Station and its beloved Arts & Music Festival .
- Clear Skies (101 Washington Street), one of many new “art box murals,” is self-taught artist Sayeed A. Syed’s mural depicting an African boy dancing for freedom. You can find other colorful art boxes sprinkled throughout the city.
- Hoboken Hero (1012 Grand Street), overlooks the Columbus Park tennis court with a fitting larger-than-life mural of Michael Chang, the first Asian-American tennis player.
- Distort (1312 Adams Street) is a tribute to Hoboken’s blue-collar character, featuring three locals who made a mark on the city throughout its history.
Trip Time: Two to four hours
Transportation Options: Arrive to Hoboken via PATH Train, ferry, or NJ Transit bus, then walk the Mile Square City to enjoy these—and many more—murals.