This article, written by Barry Mount, appears on The Daily Mail.
Frank Sinatra may have had a thick ‘Noo Yawk’ accent and sung the city’s most famous song, New York, New York. But, in fact, he was a New Jersey boy, born in the pretty little town of Hoboken a century ago. It’s just across the Hudson River from Manhattan’s skyscrapers.
Take a $7 ferry from Wall Street to Hoboken and you are transported back to Frank’s Italian-American childhood. With its red-brick terraces, Victorian facades and quiet streets, it still looks just as it did on December 12, 1915, when Francis Albert Sinatra was born.
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