Downtown Jersey City Waterfront during a beautiful sunset

My father grew up in Manhattan, and he was a romanticist who was very educated and cultural. When I was a kid, we visited NYC. I would sit in the car at age 5 or 7 and romanticize about living in NYC in a historic townhouse with a Christmas tree in the window. All the hustle and bustle of NYC and the Christmas tree at Rockefeller Center. FAO Swartz on 58th street and 5th avenue. When I graduated college, I looked to buy a historic rowhouse (not an apartment) to fulfill my vision. I searched Brooklyn, Manhattan, and Hoboken but eventually ended up in Downtown Jersey City. The photo below is one of my favorites, taken in 2003. I hope it inspires you like I am inspired. 

West Village Historic Rowhouse

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