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NAVESINK MILITARY RESERVATION, Hartshorne Woods Park, Middletown, NJ, Monmouth County Park System
Research and National Register Nomination for the 245-acre Reservation with five World War II tactical military structures, including the 600-feet long Battery Lewis, built by the U.S. Army in 1942 with two 16-inch guns to protect the entrance to New York Harbor by Sandy Hook. The Park System is rehabilitating the Battery and is planning to open it to the public. __________________________________________________________________________
MOUNTAIN LAKES PRESERVE Historic Dams Rehabilitation, Princeton, NJ
Stone and concrete dams and other 1884-1906 features were restored and partially reconstructed to preserve the site’s historic significance while incorporating NJ DEP dam safety standards. 2013 N.J. Historic Preservation Office Historic Preservation Award.
The 2013 award included the interpretation of ice harvesting at Mountain Lake and the 2010-2012 rehabilitation of the dams in five signs with historic images, historic document excerpts, and descriptive text.
National Register listing and Part 1 Historic Investment Tax Credit Part I Certification for a $69 million rehabilitation of Block 3 of the Trenton Roebling Works. __________________________________________________________________________
ROEBLING MUSEUM, Roebling, NJ
Planning, interpretation and curatorial services: Master Plan; Artifacts Inventories; Exhibition and Millyard Interpretation Plans; the Roebling Stories orientation film; and the booklet, Mercer Magic: The Mercer Automobile Company, Founded 1909. __________________________________________________________________________
BROAD STREET BANK BUILDING, Trenton, NJ
Consulting for the $30 million reuse of the 140,000 sq.ft., 1899-1913-1924 building for apartments and stores included National Register listing, Historic Investment Tax Credit Certification, architectural restoration, and the booklet “Trenton’s First Sky-Scraper.” City of Trenton and N.J. Historic Preservation Office Historic Preservation Awards.
HACKENSACK WATER WORKS, Oradell, NJ
Assisting the Water Works Conservancy in preserving and interpreting the 1883-1906-1911 complex included a National Landmark Nomination; a manuscript for The Hackensack River Through Time, a children’s book; and The Hackensack Water Works book, which received Bergen County and N.J. Historic Preservation Office Historic Preservation Awards. __________________________________________________________________________
JOHN A. ROEBLING’S SONS CO. TRENTON WORKS, Trenton, NJ
Consulting on the 25-acre Roebling Works included the “Roebling Redevelopment Plan,” adopted by Trenton City Council; the “Trenton Historic Industrial District National Register Nomination” (including the adjacent Trenton Iron Co.-American Steel & Wire Co. site); the Roebling Online Archive, funded by the N. J . Council for the Humanities; the book Spanning the Industrial Age: The John A. Roebling’s Sons Company, funded by N.J. Historical Commission; and Now You’re Set for Life, an oral history film and booklet funded by the N. J . Council for the Humanities.
Consulting also included the “Roebling Machine Shop Historic Structure Report” for this 52,000 sq. ft., 1890-1901 “cathedral of industry” where Artworks’ annually hosts the Art All Night festival, which attracted nearly 30,000 visitors in 2013.
JOHN A. ROEBLING’S SONS CO. KINKORA WORKS, Roebling, NJ
Projects for US EPA’s 150-acre Roebling Steel Superfund Site included a Stage 1A Architectural Survey of 58 structures for Ebasco Services, Historic Site Preservation Guidelines for URS Greiner, and Main Gate & Ambulance House Historic Structure Reports for Wiss Janney Elstner. __________________________________________________________________________
Services for the 1850-1915 mansion have included National Register listing, Historic Investment Tax Credit Certification, project management, architectural restoration, landscape conservation, and current preservation planning.
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- Monmouth County Park System publishes Discover History in the Parks Series May 3, 2016
- Mercer Magic Review: “We give this book our highest level of recognition.” April 6, 2016
- Groundbreaking set for ROEBLING LOFTS redevelopment in Trenton February 22, 2016
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