The historic residence in Llewellyn Park, a gated community known for her father’s mansion Glenmont, took inspiration from the Normandy region in France.
The Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy (JCLC) believes the Junction holds an important place in Jersey City’s history and the building at 500 Communipaw Avenue is no exception.
In this series, Jersey Digs explores a small suburban hospital in Orange, New Jersey, that became a landmark institution.
Who owns the historic Lakeview Cemetery in Allentown, New Jersey? The answer is currently unclear, but the borough government could soon take over the property.
In the early 20th century, Trollies, trains, horses, bikes, and cars all scrambled on lawless roads. Deaths and injuries were commonplace. To help the situation, the Lackawanna Railroad eliminated 19 deadly grade crossings in Orange and East Orange. The yearlong project, which began in 1922, will soon mark a centennial.
About a century ago, a small suburban hospital in Orange, became a sprawling, world-class medical facility funded by the era’s most famous philanthropists. But this landmark institution had a tragic, mysterious ending.
As the nation braces for a “dark winter” of coronavirus, we look back on how New Jersey managed epidemics over the last century.
The oldest-standing public school in Newark is getting a long-awaited restoration and will continue its legacy educating young people of color.
Jack the Ripper, the infamous 19th-century serial killer, was in the news last month when someone claimed to know his identity. What many don’t know is that Newark had its own “Jack the Ripper” scare a century ago.
When it opened in 1928, The Stanley Theater in Journal Square was one of the greatest old movie palaces and the second-largest on the East Coast, next to Radio City. After years of neglect, the theater was purchased by the Watch Tower Bible and Tract Society who transformed it into a prized house of worship.