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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.
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Barrow Street: Park-Facing Homes in One of Jersey City’s Most Charming Historic Districts

The Van Vorst Park section of Jersey City is a coveted residential enclave known for its abundance of intact row houses. Today, we examine the history behind two archetypical Barrow Street brownstones.
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The Ghosts of Trenton: Signs Help Tell the Story of New Jersey’s Capital City

Trenton, New Jersey is filled with ‘ghost signs’ advertising organizations and businesses that once operated within the city.
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Lawsuits, a Sewing Machine Tycoon, and Absolutely No Music: The Storied Past of Jersey...

Abandoned following a devastating fire in 2007, the Gothic-style church and parsonage at 158-162 Mercer Street has a particularly colorful - and at times, 'silent' - history.

Profiled: Jeff Jordan Architects, an Award-Winning Firm Redesigning Jersey City

If you’ve wandered through downtown Jersey City, you’ve likely come across the work of Jeff Jordan Architects – a local architectural firm known for their modern aesthetic that seamlessly blends old and new.