By today's standards, it was a small house. Homes built after World War II were dubbed "post-war", and you'll find homes built at that time came in certain styles, like ranch or Cape Cod. The basic post-war house is known for being, just that … basic.
Being virtually indistinguishable from any other new house in the neighborhood, "these houses were more functional than fun." (see Lawrence Station below)
Much like the tuition at Rutgers, dad took advantage of the G.I. Bill to get the $9,500 (seriously?) loan to buy this house.
FACT: According to the Passaic County Tax Records, 718 COLFAX AVE, POMPTON LAKES, NJ Last Sold 2006-04-17 for $455,000 (too bad we didn't stick around huh?)
The only photo I have is a still frame from an 8mm home movie. This is what it looked like back in 1954. A plat map image is also shown. Click either one for a larger image.