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Artist Richard La Rovere Deepens the Archive of Jersey City One Drawing at a...

Jersey City-native Richard La Rovere's drawings of everything from a single-family home to an aerial view of the skyline are preserving the city's past and present in extraordinary detail.
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Hoboken’s 700 Jackson Wins Smart Growth Award for Resiliency Efforts

The winners of New Jersey Future’s annual Smart Growth Awards were announced and one of Hoboken’s most anticipated resiliency projects was included with this year’s recipients.
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Jersey City Issues Moratorium on Demolition Permits

To combat what many dub the “Bayonne Box,” a citywide six-month freeze has been placed on the acceptance of applications that are seeking to demolish any 1-4 family home.
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84 Essex Street: A Long-Time Community Gathering Spot Bears Witness to 170 Years of...

Built between 1830 and 1840, 84 Essex Street was a storied saloon and boarding house during historic Paulus Hook's industrial heydey and is now being restored.
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Reviving a Crumbling, Yet Historically Significant, Façade in Jersey City

What was originally planned as a façade rebuild, has become a historic integrity triage mission to revive crumbling mortar, falling bricks, and a demolished stoop.
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Why the ‘Bayonne Box’ Can’t be Phased Out

Love it or hate it, the 'Bayonne Box' holds a prominent place in Hudson County. Today, we explore the history of the style and why it remains so popular.
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Hoboken House Tour Returns This Sunday, Here’s a Sneak Peek Inside

The Hoboken House Tour returns this Sunday - here's a sneak peek inside some of the homes.
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Look Inside the Van Vorst Townhome Where Some of Jersey City’s Most Prominent Families...

Steeped in historical details, and now restored to its former glory, this Mercer Street townhouse was home to Jersey City's most influential residents.
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Martin Scorsese’s Latest Mob Movie Chooses Paterson as the Perfect Backdrop

Filming has started for Martin Scorsese’s movie starring Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino, and Paterson’s historic architecture will make an appearance.
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History on Sussex Street: From Estate to Boarding House and Back Again

Built in the 1850s, 109 Sussex Street was originally home to a 'universally esteemed' NYC grocer. Now, after years of neglect, the home has been returned to its former glory.