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

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

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...

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

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

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.