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History on Sussex Street: From Estate to Boarding House and Back Again

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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.
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Barrow Street: Park-Facing Homes in One of Jersey City’s Most Charming Historic Districts

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The Van Vorst Park section of Jersey City is a coveted residential enclave known for its abundance of intact row houses. Today, we examine the history behind two archetypical Barrow Street brownstones.
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Lawsuits, a Sewing Machine Tycoon, and Absolutely No Music: The Storied Past of Jersey...

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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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History Told Through Fireplaces, An Intimate Look Inside 459 Jersey Avenue

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Take a trip through history as we look behind the façade of one of Jersey City’s most beautiful brownstones.
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Hampton Court Terrace: A History Of Jersey City’s Handsomest Street

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In the late 1800's, Hampton Court Terrace was described as “The handsomest and most unique buildings in the city" by the Evening Journal of Jersey City.

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