Hoboken, New Jersey: Frank Sinatra Birthplace: Sidewalk Star

Ol' Blue Eyes hasn't gotten much respect from his home town. His museum -- "From Here to Eternity" -- has closed, but there is a star in front of his birthplace house. Which burned down.

417 Monroe St., Hoboken, NJ
On the east side of Monroe St. between 4th and 5th Sts, but closer to 5th St.
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Frank Sinatra Birthplace - Sidewalk Star

I went there on 11/9/2019 but didn't see it anywhere. There is new construction going on. It looks like two lots are becoming one building. If this is correct, I hope that they put the star back.

[Kim Franks, 11/15/2019]

Frank Sinatra star.

Frank Sinatra Birthplace

Sure, now it looks like an odd combination of a parking lot and a stable, but it was the birthplace of Frank Sinatra, American giant and showman. A short drive from the modest sidewalk star and boarded-up museum and you can see the majestic New York skyline and wonder what it looked like through the eyes of a young Francis Albert.

[A. Finnerty-Schwier, 10/22/2010]
Frank Sinatra museum planned

A fan of Ol' Blue Eyes plans to open a small Sinatra Museum next door to Frank's birthplace in Hoboken, NJ. The museum will feature photographs and minor artifacts from the singer's life....

[10/17/1999] Complete News Story

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