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Jersey City Approves Restoration Project in Hamilton Park

A historic building in Jersey City’s Hamilton Park neighborhood is set to undergo a renovation that will expand the property.
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How a Tool for Historic Preservation was Wielded for Demolition in Jersey City

Five years ago, Jersey City’s historic preservation office created a tool to help homeowners designate their homes a landmark. But it soon became wielded “almost exclusively” by real estate prospectors for demolition.
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Renovated Ballantine House in Newark Re-Opens This Friday

Ballantine House, which dates to 1885, underwent an extensive renovation and now houses an immersive historical experience that also includes contemporary art exhibits.
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Newark’s Preservationists Fooled Again – This Time With Proposed Pedestrian Bridge

The proposed $110 million Newark pedestrian bridge promises enhanced accessibility and safety, yet it faces criticism for bypassing city landmarks commission approval and missing opportunities for artistic involvement.
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The Discovery of an 1860 Photo Causes Jersey City Residents to Rethink Restoration of...

Judge Stephen Garretson’s former home is believed to be the oldest building in Hamilton Park, Jersey City.
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With Renovation Stalled, Historic Jersey City Mansion Hits the Market

A stately Jersey City home has been listed for $1.4 million several years after it appeared the boarded-up property would be restored to its former luster.
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Native American Encampment, 18th Century Home Threatened by Municipal ‘Recycling’ Facility in Paulsboro

A plan to build a municipal recycling center threatens the serenity of a historically significant 18th-century home called the Samuel P. Paul House.
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Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy’s 2023 Preservation Awards to Be Held This Week

Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy will be hosting a fundraiser in the Barrow Mansion on Thursday with an open bar to announce their excellence in preservation winners.
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Madame Scott’s Grandson to Revive Beauty School in Newark’s Restored Krueger-Scott Mansion

Last month, members of the public got a peek inside the Krueger-Scott Mansion in its almost-finished state to see what three years and $10 million could accomplish.
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Newark Symphony Hall Completes First Phase of $75 Million Renovation

One of the largest public restoration projects in Newark’s history recently achieved a milestone as the iconic Symphony Hall took a big step towards its full re-opening.