Monday, April 10, 2017

Roadside Attraction: Colgate Clock - Jersey City, NJ

Colgate Clock
Jersey City, NJ

N 40° 42.722 W 074° 02.021

Short Description: 

The Colgate Clock once held the record of the World's Largest Clock, It is located on the grounds of Exchange Place, facing the Hudson River, in Jersey City, NJ.

Long Description:

The Colgate Clock is an octagonal clock with a diameter of 50'. it was constructed in 1924 and originally was located on top of the Colgate-Palmolive Building. It was meant to be viewed from lower Manhattan or by boats and ships sailing on the Hudson River. When the e Colgate-Palmolive Building was demolished and the new Goldman-Sachs headquarters building was built, the clock was relocated to its current location.

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