Plans are underway to repurpose the old Fourth Precinct — where the Newark riots began — into an exhibition space as well as the headquarters for the Center for Violence Prevention and Trauma Recovery.
Remains of the Thomas Edison’s New Jersey operations can still be seen across the state.
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.
Built in the 1850s, 109 Sussex Street was originally home to a 'universally esteemed' NYC grocer. Now, after years of neglect, the home has been returned to its former glory.
Spoiler alert: No ghosts were spotted during the events of this article, but it wouldn’t be hard to believe on All Hallows’ Eve!
The Heights neighborhood of Jersey City was a German enclave from the middle of the 19th century until World War I. Prosperous citizens, often of German descent, built the biggest and best houses on Summit Avenue and Sherman Place. Today, in the ongoing preservation conversation, we feature four of these well-preserved homes.
The Heights neighborhood in Jersey City has retained its neighborhood feel, with historic homes, tree-lined streets, and art everywhere.
Part of the Saint Peter’s Grammar School complex was built in 1861 while the other dates back to 1894, but the entire edifice could be torn down soon. Three years before becoming president, Woodrow Wilson delivered his first general election campaign speech inside while running to become New Jersey's governor.
Approval for a Harriet Tubman monument planned in Newark was first denied, but now a New Jersey commissioner has overruled the state panel of preservationists.
These five city halls — ranging in styles from Neoclassical to Art Deco — made a statement about the importance of New Jersey when they were built.