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

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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

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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.
Southwest Market Hoboken 2

Plan for Southwest Market in Hoboken Headed Towards Final Approval

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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. 
Carnegie Library Caldwell 2

Caldwell Library Named ‘Endangered,” Could Signal Loss for Other Carnegie Libraries

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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

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

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