Mount Pleasant Cemetary Newark

Two New Projects in Newark’s Mount Pleasant Section Breathe Life into Underdeveloped Neighborhood

0
Despite the recent rapid growth of Newark, the neighborhood around the historic Mount Pleasant Cemetery has remained somewhat desolate. Now, two new developments could bring two hundred residents to formerly abandoned properties. 
murphy varnish company newark rendering 224 McWhorter Street

Adaptive Reuse Project Will Transform Historic Newark Factory Into Residences

0
A symbol of Newark’s past is becoming a part of its future as an industrial facility in one of the city’s most dense neighborhoods is being converted into residential use.
trenton history photo tour 16

Trips by Transit: Discovering History in Trenton

0
From Revolutionary relics to scenic tree-lined streets of historic homes, gaslights, and churches, New Jersey’s capital is filled with historical landmarks, most of which are open to the public.
Malibu 14th Street Diner Hoboken Historic Photo

From ‘Cake Boss’ to Cheesesteaks, Hoboken Brings Attention to 25 Oldest Businesses

0
From the 'Cake Boss' bakery to a 1950s cheesesteak restaurant, the city of Hoboken has begun a campaign to recognize its 25 oldest businesses.
Orange Memorial Hospital Football New Jersey 3

Death of Local Player in New Jersey Looms over Youth Football Controversy

0
In this series, Jersey Digs explores a small suburban hospital in Orange, New Jersey, that became a landmark institution.
Historic Homes Newark

If Walls Could Talk, They’d Shout ‘Off with the Vinyl!’

0
Newark could have the prettiest neighborhoods in America… but only if we gave the humble rowhouses the same dignity as the greatest mansions on Ballantine Parkway.
Hoboken Historical Museum gala poster

Indulge in Hoboken History at the Hoboken Historical Museum Gala

0
In commemoration of their 30th anniversary, the museum is reaching “deep into its collections archive” to decorate the Hoboken Elks Lodge in a 19th-century style for their upcoming spring fundraising gala on Saturday, May 14th.
Kastner Mansion Newark Featured

Kastner Descendant Dreams of New Life for Historic Newark Mansion

0
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.
Essex County Jail Preservation

Old Jail Could Inspire Youth to Stay Out of Prison — but Only If...

0
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.
jersey city capital of the world alexander hamilton

Alexander Hamilton Predicted Jersey City Would Become ‘Metropolis of the World’

0
Geographically, Jersey City made more sense. However, for reasons you might not think, Manhattan eventually beat Jersey City to the title.

FOLLOW US

8,022FansLike
22,490FollowersFollow
3,737FollowersFollow