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Kastner Mansion Newark Renovation Rendering

A Year After Historic Mansion in Newark Burned, Former Owner Fights for a Second...

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A plan is underway that could rebuild Newark's historic Kastner Mansion. The effort would restore the facade, keep the brownstone turret and signature portico, and eventually expand the building into the neighboring lot.
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Kastner Descendant Dreams of New Life for Historic Newark Mansion

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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...

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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.
321 Mlk Boulevard (sigma Pi) Historic Newark

NJIT’s Plans to Modernize Its Campus Could Cost Newark Some History

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Turn-of-the-last-century architecture could be torn down, but fortunately not without consulting Newark Landmarks.
State Street School Newark 3

Imperiled Newark School Holds Key to Lost Chapter in City History

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The Newark-based Hanini Group has purchased the 19th century school and only time will tell if the historic structure will be preserved.

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