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Castle Point Terrace: History Shines Through On The Yellow Brick Road

To get a glimpse into the lives of Hoboken’s elite around the turn of the century, just follow the yellow brick road.
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Dinner, Drinks, and Ghost Hunting at The Beacon

Spoiler alert: No ghosts were spotted during the events of this article, but it wouldn’t be hard to believe on All Hallows’ Eve!
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Kastner Descendant Dreams of New Life for Historic Newark Mansion

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.
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Once Fearing Closure, Newark’s Oldest Synagogue Opens after Two Years

Ahavas Sholom is Newark's longest operating synagogue. But the pandemic nearly robbed them of that honor.
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Preserving History: From Butler Bros to Modera Lofts

Once on the verge of demolition, the Butler Brother's warehouse has been adapted into luxury residences. In doing so, Mill Creek chose to restore items found during clean out to use throughout the building. Let's take an inside look at this meticulous process.
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Lawsuits, a Sewing Machine Tycoon, and Absolutely No Music: The Storied Past of Jersey...

Abandoned following a devastating fire in 2007, the Gothic-style church and parsonage at 158-162 Mercer Street has a particularly colorful - and at times, 'silent' - history.
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New Residences Proposed for Frank Sinatra’s Birthplace in Hoboken

The Monroe Street property where Ol’ Blue Eyes was born could be redeveloped into condominiums under a new plan.
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Monmouth County Borough Seeks Title to Historic Cemetery With Unknown Owner

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.
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Could Renovations in East Orange’s Ampere Neighborhood Revive Midtown Direct Service?

East Orange once had a reputation as one of the wealthiest suburbs until it fell on hard times. Now, one of its neighborhoods is attracting young professionals who are rehabbing 19th-century row houses.
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Hudson’s Historic Courthouse That Was Almost History

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.