The invention of celluloid camera film, which revolutionized the industry, occurred in Newark. However, the building in which it was invented, and the history behind the structure, might surprise you.
The industrial property, whose history dates to the 1800s, now has several plans that would all add 230 units of housing and restore the luster to the existing building.
As the West Bergen-East Lincoln Park historic district nears its one year anniversary, we dive into how the designation effects the neighborhood.
After the community lost a battle to save a prominent historical home in 2015, historic preservation has become a hot topic in Bayonne. But with only one official historic district and limited legal means to protect properties, preservationists are doing their best to ensure Bayonne's history survives.
Another historic but neglected building in one of New Jersey’s oldest stretches of downtown is getting a facelift, bringing more residential units plus some revitalized retail back to the heart of Newark.
Towering over Jersey City’s Hilltop neighborhood, the Hudson County Courthouse is a building many locals hope they never have to enter. But the hulking Beaux-Arts structure isn’t just home to plaintiffs and defendants; it’s a reminder of the city’s past and a symbol of what can happen when historical preservation is done right.
The Embankment Preservation Coalition is hosting a fundraising happy hour at Barcade tonight, Thursday, September 15th. Drop by from 6:30 to 10:30 pm to talk about the community's hopes for the historic Harsimus Branch and its much-loved Embankment.
Plans that would have approved a new nine-story mixed-use building in Bergen Hill were tabled by the Planning Board at last week’s meeting, but the battle for what replaces a vacant medical facility might continue to wage on in the coming months.
The question of why the Loew's Journal Square has been unable to undergo a Kings Theater (Brooklyn) style full renovation under the Fulop administration (or prior administrations) and become a cultural destination with more jobs and year-round programming, is a complex one. We caught up with Friends of Loew's to get the scoop.
A Village staple since 2002, Madame Claude has made a name for itself by bringing delicious French cuisine and a casual, cozy atmosphere to the neighborhood. The French cafe is now reopened in the newly revitalized, historic White Eagle Hall, restored by Ben LoPiccolo Development Group, LLC (BLDG).