Business:Hauptman Carpets, 307 Central Avenue, JCA founding member of Central Avenue’s S.I.D. program, Gary is a second generation businessman in the Solomon family. He has over 41 years of successful business experience. Hauptman was opened in 1909 by William Hauptman before being transferred to the Solomon family in 1960. The business reached the 100-year milestone few small businesses reach which is a real testament to the Solomon family’s commitment to outstanding customer service and workmanship.