*In the early 1900s, real estate developers began to buy up land in Paterson NJ near Stoney Road. *The building boom on this street occurred mostly during the 1920s and 1930s. *Many of these homes were built with rustic brick as a way to save money at that time.
*In the 1940s and 1950s, many of these homes were converted from single-family residences to apartments.
*Stoney Road is still a major artery in Paterson NJ today. *It runs for about two miles through the business district on one end and out into more residential neighborhoods at the other.