Newark Architecture 5

The Sins of Our Architects: How Racism Smeared Newark’s Modernist Legacy

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Bare walls of granite, concrete, and opaque glass shout “nothing to see”. These buildings insult our city’s inhabitants but are a comfort to commuters. They are fortresses to suburbia’s denial that the route of their wealth was built on sidewalks that are now lifeless.
Modern Houses New Jersey

The Design Firm Taking Over the Suburbs With European Modern Custom Homes

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The Cooper House, a modern home designed with a Northern European aesthetic, won an award this year for the best custom home.
11 South Fullerton Ave Montclair Renovation

A Shop in Montclair’s Downtown Historic District to Undergo Renovations Before Opening New Restaurant

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A commercial building in Montclair’s downtown historic district will undergo a renovation that will both strip away some of the mid-century modernizations while giving it some stylish updates before a new restaurant opens there.
Princeton University New College Dorms 2

Can Architecture Foster Diversity and Inclusivity? Princeton Thinks New Residential Colleges Can

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Princeton University is leveraging design and architecture to boost inclusion and diversity and help it shed its blue-blood reputation.
Doo Wop Motel Wildwood Nj Vintage Postcard

The Loss of Doo Wop Motels in Wildwood Is a Deeper Mystery Than Previously...

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These futuristic- and island-themed accommodations were frozen in time and preservationists had all but given up on establishing a historic district dedicated to this quirky decade in architecture.
Loew's Jersey Theatre Journal Square Jersey City 2

Loew’s Jersey Theatre Shuts Down For $72 Million Renovation

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The historic facility in Jersey City will be closed for several years.
Ballantine House Newark Restoration Featured

Newark Museum Plans Rehabilitation of Historic Ballantine House

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A historic Newark home that is part of the city’s main museum could be restored to its original appearance.
Mies Van De Rohe Newark 1

Mysterious Painting Reveals Architect’s Unfinished Vision for Newark

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A mysterious painting has surfaced that reveals what may be an early version of Mies van der Rohe's master plan in Newark.
Loew's Jersey Theatre Journal Square Jersey City 2

Jersey City Moves Toward $72 Million Renovation of Historic Loew’s Theater

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The city's redevelopment agency has taken a step toward restoring the Journal Square landmark into a 3,300-seat performing arts center, choosing the operator behind Newark’s Prudential Center for the job.
Kastner Mansion Newark Renovation Rendering

A Year After Historic Mansion in Newark Burned, Former Owner Fights for a Second...

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A plan is underway that could rebuild Newark's historic Kastner Mansion. The effort would restore the facade, keep the brownstone turret and signature portico, and eventually expand the building into the neighboring lot.

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