Press Release
New Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Recommendations Presented to the Garden State Preservation Trust

October 17, 2000

Historic Site Management Grants

  1. Cumberland County Historical Association, Greenwich, Cumberland County, $7,500 for preservation plan for John DuBois Maritime Museum
  2. Levoy Theatre Preservation Society, Millville, Cumberland County, $31,500 for preservation plan and marketing study for 1908-1912 movie palace
  3. Township of Greenwich, Cumberland County, $5,000.25 for preservation plan for 1811 building which has been used as a school, militia training headquarters and town hall
  4. The Montclair Historical Society, Montclair, Essex County, $48,071 for marketing and development plans to support preservation work on for three historic properties
  5. Friends of Holly Bush, Glassboro, Gloucester County, $50,000 for paint and finish analysis of first floor rooms in 1849 Italianate villa
  6. Historical and Educational Lodge-Hall Preservatory, Swedesboro, Gloucester County, $7,125 for a preservation plan for the state's last "separate but equal" school for African-Americans
  7. Tewksbury Historical Society, Tewksbury, Hunterdon County, $30,907.50 for preservation plan for Greek Revival-style Christy House
  8. Historical Society of Princeton, Princeton Borough, Mercer County, $35,155 for feasibility study for 18th century Bainbridge and Beatty Houses
  9. City of Trenton, Department of Recreation, Natural Resources and Culture, Trenton, Mercer County, $50,000 for management and rehabilitation plan for 100-acre Cadwalader Park
  10. Mercer County Park Commission, Hopewell Township, Mercer County, $28,453.24 for master plan for 128-acre Howell Living History Farm
  11. Historic Morven, Princeton, Mercer County, $26,235 for a preservation plan for 20th century outbuildings and garden landscape
  12. Trenton Jewish Community Center, Ewing Township, Mercer County, $23,325 for preservation plan for Louis Kahn-designed Bath House and Day Camp Pavilions
  13. Women's Club of Red Bank, Red Bank, Monmouth County, $16,500 for preservation plan for 1870 Anthony Reckless Estate
  14. Christ Church, Middletown, Monmouth County, $12,075 for preservation plan and structural analysis of 1836 landmark church
  15. Township of Wayne, Passaic County, $20,880 for preservation plan and structural analysis of Schuyler-Colfax house museum
  16. Rahway Historical Society, Rahway, Union County, $50,000 for historic landscape report and master plan for 18th-century Merchants and Drovers Tavern
  17. Help Our Preservation Effort, Hope, Warren County, $29,475 for historic structures report of early Moravian residence, the Long House
  18. Warren County Planning Department, Franklin, Warren County, $30,000 for planning documents to help interpret Morris Canal archeological site, a proposed county park

Capital Preservation Grants

  1. County of Bergen, Hackensack Township, Bergen County, $637,057.50 for exterior restoration of 1912 Old (Bergen County) Jail
  2. William R. Allen School, Burlington, Burlington County, $200,010 for stabilization and exterior restoration of former school for use as adult day care facility
  3. Bancroft NeuroHealth, Haddonfield, Camden County, $200,148 for exterior restoration of 1886 Victorian-style residence and carriage house
  4. City of North Wildwood, Cape May County, $102,000 for restoration of Hereford Inlet Light Station roof and chimneys
  5. Mid-Atlantic Center for the Arts, Cape May, Cape May County, $97,651 for landscape restoration and handicapped accessibility at Emlen Physick Estate
  6. Naval Air Station Wildwood Foundation, Cape May, Cape May County, $535,246 for restoration of World War II era Navy airplane hangar
  7. County of Cumberland, Bridgeton Township, Cumberland County, $260,127 for restoration of cupola on 1909 courthouse
  8. Maurice River Historical Society, Heislerville, Cumberland County, $300,000 for interior restoration of 1849 East Point Lighthouse
  9. St. Columba's Roman Catholic Church, Newark City, Essex County, $692,907 for structural repairs and exterior restoration of 1897 Renaissance Revival church
  10. Oakeside Bloomfield Cultural Center, Bloomfield, Essex County, $195,000 for rehabilitation of historic residence's carriage house into horticultural learning center
  11. Friends of Holly Bush, Glassboro, Gloucester County, $750,000 for restoration of 1849 Italianate residence for museum and meeting space
  12. Saints Peter and Paul Orthodox Church, Jersey City, Hudson County, $268,424 for replacement of copper roofs and stucco repair on 19th century church
  13. First Federated Church, Bayonne City, Hudson County, $152,164 for roof and drainage repairs to Italianate-style Old Dutch Bergen Reformed Church
  14. Lambertville Historical Society, Lambertville, Hunterdon County, $10,070 for exterior repairs and roof replacement on Federal-style James Wilson Marshall House
  15. Invention Factory Science Center, Trenton, Mercer County, $750,000 for adaptive use of 1890 Roebling Machine Shop for educational science center
  16. Princeton University, Princeton Borough, Mercer County, $750,000 for exterior restoration and handicapped accessibility of 1928 university chapel
  17. Township of Cranbury, Middlesex County, $529,035 for adaptive use of 1896 school building for municipal center
  18. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Perth Amboy Township, Middlesex County, $232,406.51 for exterior restoration of 1853 church
  19. St. Peter's Episcopal Church, Freehold Borough, Monmouth County, $139,784 for restoration of steeple and roof systems on 18th century church
  20. Allentown Public Library Association, Inc., Allentown, Monmouth County, $134,000 for exterior restoration and structural stabilization of 1879 former church now used as a library
  21. Children's Cultural Center at Red Bank, Inc., Red Bank Township, Monmouth County, $750,000 for adaptive use of former town hall as children's cultural center
  22. Middletown Township, Monmouth County, $278,175 for stabilization and restoration of 1750 Grover House
  23. Monmouth University, West Long Branch, Monmouth County, $750,000 for restoration and rehabilitation of roofs on Beaux-Arts landmark Woodrow Wilson Hall
  24. Morris County Park Commission, Morris Township, Morris County, $172,249 for restoration of residential and farm buildings at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm
  25. Georgian Court College, Lakewood, Ocean County, $168,723 for repair and restoration of historic court tennis court on National Historic Landmark campus
  26. Lakewood Development Corporation, Lakewood, Ocean County, $475,171 for exterior repairs and air conditioning of 1922 Strand Theatre
  27. New Jersey Community Development Corporation, Paterson City, Passaic County, $750,000 for adaptive use of Rogers Locomotive Frame Fitting Shop for community services
  28. First Presbyterian Church of Salem, City of Salem, Salem County, $371,460 for exterior and landscape restoration of 1856 church designed by John McArthur, Jr.
  29. Friends of the Vanderveer-Knox House, Bedminster Township, Somerset County, $322,840 for restoration of Jacobus Vanderveer House to its 19th century appearance
  30. Grace Episcopal Church, Plainfield, Union County, $422,500 for exterior and stained glass restoration of 1892 Gothic Revival church
  31. Y.W.C.A. of Plainfield/North Plainfield, Plainfield, Union County, $200,000 for restoration of and handicapped accessibility to theater in English Tudor-style YMCA building
  32. Washington Township Board of Education, Port Colden, Warren County, $234,850 for adaptive use of 1869 school as children's library and media center