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If Walls Could Talk, They’d Shout ‘Off with the Vinyl!’

Newark could have the prettiest neighborhoods in America… but only if we gave the humble rowhouses the same dignity as the greatest mansions on Ballantine Parkway.
Bergen Arches Bike Path Jersey City

Jersey City’s Bergen Arches Preservation Coalition Joins High Line Network

A group that has long promoted a plan to convert an abandoned rail line into a shared-use nature trail just gained membership into a notable non-profit started by the co-founder of Manhattan’s High Line.
2456 Kennedy Boulevard Jersey City

Dilapidated Mansion in Jersey City’s New Historic District Under Renovation

A turn-of-the-last-century mansion in a Jersey City historic district is undergoing a long-hoped-for renovation. 
Old Bergen Church Jersey City 0322

While Restoring the Oldest Cemetery in Jersey City, Pastor Unearths Secret About His Past

When the Jersey City cemetery reopens to visitors on Bergen Square Day, Oct. 23, visitors will be able to take a self-guided tour.
512 Quantum Sound Bar Lounge Jersey City Heights 5

‘512 Quantum Sound’ Bringing Restaurant, Rooftop Lounge to Famed Heights Building

A studio where Madonna, Queen Latifah and Taking Back Sunday recorded is being converted into a new restaurant concept that’s set to open next year.
bayonne box jersey city

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.
32 Sherman Place Jersey City

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.
St. Peter's 137 55 York Street Paulus Hook Jersey City Historic 2

Four-Year Battle to Save Historic Paulus Hook School Could Finally Be Decided

A four-year-long fight to save a historically significant 19th-century building in Jersey City from demolition could be decided tonight.
Moe's Bait And Tackle 10 South Street Jersey City Heights 7

Jersey City Approves Development at Moe’s Bait and Tackle Site

A business that served The Heights, Jersey City for almost 50 years is slated to be replaced with a historic restoration and addition project that includes some retail space along Palisade Avenue.
Samuel P Paul House Paulsboro

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.