Cape May's African American History is Highlighted with New Museum June 17, 2021 By Maria Boyes At the southernmost tip of the state lies Cape May, long identified as “America’s original seaside resort.” Not only does Cape May have the prerequisite beaches and charming retail district but what ... » Learn More about Cape May
We've relaunched Preservation New Jersey's quarterly newsletter!
Preservation Perspective (Summer 2021): The Summer 2021 Preservation Perspective shares stories on preserving New Jersey's African American history and opportunities for heritage tourism this summer in New Jersey.
Preservation Perspective (Spring 2021): The Spring 2021 Preservation Perspective focuses on the recent legislation creating a NJ state historic tax credit. Learn more about the historic tax credit, other incentives on the local level, tax credits in neighboring states, our Preservation Leadership Award honorees, and upcoming events with Preservation New Jersey.
Preservation Perspective (Fall 2020): The Fall 2020 Preservation Perspective Newsletter is out! Explore preservation projects with one PNJ Building Industry Network member, properties and the latest designated historic district in Princeton, real estate agents and networks who work with historic properties, and much more.
Preservation Perspective (Summer 2020): The Summer 2020 Preservation Perspective includes preservation projects with two PNJ Building Industry Network members, a new initiative out of Hopewell Borough, our latest programming, and much more.
Preservation Perspective (Spring 2020): In our Spring 2020 Preservation Perspective we welcome our new Executive Director, explore the history of a historic home with a Business Industry Network member, read the latest legislative update on the Historic Tax Credit, and much more.
Journey to the Sourlands, and a Journey through Centuries: Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum June 15, 2021 By Rikki Massand The Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum (SSAAM), currently showcasing a one-room schoolhouse at the southwest end of Montgomery Township, and its ... » Learn More about Journey to the Sourlands, and a Journey through Centuries: Stoutsburg Sourland African American Museum
Approaching 200 Years of History, Timbuctoo’s Evolution ContinuesJune 14, 2021By Rikki MassandGuy Weston’s fourth great-grandfather was among a handful of free African Americans who purchased land in his hometown of Westampton Township in 1829, integral to the movement for black settlements in South ... » Learn More about Approaching 200 Years of History, Timbuctoo’s Evolution Continues
Gethsemane Cemetery: A Historic African American Burial Site in Little Ferry, NJJune 13, 2021By William NeumannGethsemane Cemetery might simply be described as the final resting place for the remains of 500 African Americans. But, as with many cemeteries, this “finality of life” is just the ... » Learn More about Gethsemane Cemetery: A Historic African American Burial Site in Little Ferry, NJ
Heritage Tourism Down the Shore June 7, 2021 By Taylor Henry Heritage tourism is “traveling to experience the places, artifacts, and activities that authentically represent the stories and people of the past and present,” according to the National Trust for Historic Preservation. “It includes ... » Learn More about Heritage Tourism Down the Shore
NJ's State Historic Tax Credit ProgramEmily ManzMarch 30, 2021Preservation New Jersey has been at the forefront of advocating for a historic tax credit in New Jersey for over a decade. Our organization has testified to support legislation at the State House, organized letter writing campaigns, ... » Learn More about New Jersey’s State Historic Tax Credit
PNJ Presents Three Leadership Awards at 29th Annual Preservation AwardsMarch 30th, 2021In a virtual ceremony conducted jointly with the New Jersey State Historic Preservation Office earlier this year, Preservation New Jersey presented three Preservation Leadership Awards: The Historic Preservation ... » Learn More about Preservation Leadership Awards
Historic Tax Credits in Pennsylvania and New York: How do they do it?William NeumannMarch 24, 2021The New Jersey Historic Property Reinvestment Program is a reality! As we await clarification on how the program will actually work, we might look to our neighbors, the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and ... » Learn More about Historic Tax Credits in Pennsylvania and New York:
Incentivizing Preservation on the Local Level Maria Boyes March 23, 2021 “What’s my incentive?" This is one of the most common questions preservationists hear from New Jersey’s historic homeowners when contemplating designation. In some instances, these homeowners have purchased historic homes ... » Learn More about Incentivizing Preservation on the Local Level
Lear & Pannepacker, CPAs and Preservation Construction Finance Advisors, on NJ Historic Tax Credit Influence Rikki Massand March 22, 2021 Scot D. Pannepacker, CPA, is the former president of PNJ’s Board of Directors, a former board treasurer and partner/accounting executive with ... » Learn More about Lear & Pannepacker, CPAs and Preservation Construction Finance Advisors, on NJ Historic Tax Credit Influence