In the next decade, thousands of new residences in Newark and Jersey City will vie for space with existing landmarks. A new class of social media influencers is hoping they can help salvage this history through stunning imagery.
In 1890, the Kastners bought a plot of land in what was then the German district, and hired a talented, but lost-in-time architect to build them a "beer-baron mansion" with Franz’s initials – FJK – etched over the doorway, a feature that came crashing down earlier this year.
What better way to enshrine the lessons we’ve learned from decades of mass incarceration than by transforming the remnants of Newark’s first penitentiary into a gathering place — be it a museum or community center — that might bring about the end of a problematic legacy.
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.
The city and Friends of the Loew’s have agreed on a Request for Proposals that would restore the facility through a $40 million revitalization, making room for both national concerts and community events at the iconic building.
A project to restore the historic Grove Street building revealed some interesting history.
Jersey City will be holding their second remote council meeting this week and two Hoboken boards are switching to a virtual format as restrictions on group gatherings remain in place.
Turn-of-the-last-century architecture could be torn down, but fortunately not without consulting Newark Landmarks.
The Newark-based Hanini Group has purchased the 19th century school and only time will tell if the historic structure will be preserved.
The French Second Empire style home now for sale is situated in the Hillside Avenue Historic District.