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Preservationist Hopes Doo Wop Motel Restoration Will Lead to Historic District in the Wildwoods

A Cape May-based hotel company plans to restore a Doo Wop motel in Wildwood that many feared would be demolished. 
Cathedral House 24 Rector Street Newark

NJPAC Agrees to Save ‘Black Power’ Building in Newark Historic District

Facing backlash over a plan to demolish a Newark landmark that played a role in black history, NJPAC revealed a modified redevelopment plan that would preserve a significant portion of the building including the street-facing facade and a well-known mural.
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Plan for Southwest Market in Hoboken Headed Towards Final Approval

The Taurasi Group is looking to bring 123 units, a supermarket, retail, and office space to a historic building in Hoboken.
St Marys By The Sea Cape May

Beloved Cape May Point Landmark Saved, But Other Historic Demolitions Continue As Usual

A beloved landmark in Cape May Point was recently saved from demolition, however, the oldest home in the town was torn down this year and a Victorian dating to 1876 will be next.
Weequahic High School 279 Chancellor Ave Newark

Preservationists Win Grant to Nominate Newark’s Weequahic High For National Register

A local nonprofit is working to ensure Newark’s historic Weequahic High School is protected with national landmark status.
Bergen Arches Plan Jersey City

Jersey City Snags $100,000 Grant for Bergen Arches Study

The funding will go towards a full evaluation of the abandoned rail corridor, which activists hope to turn into a mile-long greenway of open space that would connect several neighborhoods.
Cathedral House 24 Rector Street Newark

Artist Paula Scher Responds to NJPAC’s Plans to Destroy Her Famous Mural

Last month, NJPAC appeared before Newark’s historic preservation commission to plead its case for demolishing a protected landmark. They even hired an expert to badmouth a famous mural that NJPAC had originally commissioned and praised.
Rabbi Prinz Martin Luther King 2

Lincoln Monument Centennial Shines Light on Forgotten Newark Rabbi

A famous Newark Rabbi, who preceded Dr. Martin Luther King at the lectern before the “I have a dream” speech, has somehow faded from local memory. 
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Caldwell Library Named ‘Endangered,” Could Signal Loss for Other Carnegie Libraries

The residents of Caldwell are facing the potential loss of a landmark in its historic downtown — a beloved Carnegie library.
St. Peter's 137 55 York Street Paulus Hook Jersey City Historic 2

St. Peter’s School Building Saved from Demolition After Contentious Hearing

Two 19th-century schoolhouses in Jersey City’s Paulus Hook neighborhood were saved from demolition yesterday.