historic preservation

Campbell's Soup : 5-1 HSC Council also noted applicants' failure to explore possible uses other than Class A office

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TRENTON - June 22, 2007 Preservation New Jersey (PNJ), the statewide, grassroots historic preservation advocacy and education organization, today congratulated the New Jersey Historic Sites Council (HSC) for its vote yesterday to protect ... read more »

Paving history for parking. For nearly two centuries, the buildings stood until they were mistakenly torn down .

Phila. Inquirer By Inga Saffron Inquirer Architecture Critic Paving history for parking For nearly two centuries, the buildings stood as sentinels at Front and Chestnuts streets until they were mistakenly torn down by bulldozers to make way for a parking lot. The matter is under investigation. ... read more »

From his grave, ten minutes by subway from CNU XV, Walt Whitman challenges New Urbanists

From his Grave in Camden, New Jersey, Walt Whitman's Challenge to XV New Urbanists. Talk a 1/2 mile picture walk from the Hi Speed Rail Rand Transportation Center, to the waterfront. In this aprox. 15 minute walk, passing Walt Whitman's House, a National Landmark, you will see New Urbanism's greates... read more »

CAMDEN NJ The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.

Friday, May 4, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN The stakes will be high tonight as preservationists fight to save the old Sears building at 1300 Admiral Wilson Blvd.At risk is Campbell's plan to build a $72 million world headquarters, along with 1,700 local jobs and more than $1.3 mil... read more »

Camden, NJ: A chaotic historic preservation meeting; Campbell Soup Co. may leave city.

Saturday, April 28, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN A chaotic city historic preservation commission meeting ended early Friday morning without a decision on Campbell Soup Co.'s request to tear down the Sears Building on Admiral Wilson Boulevard to make way for a $72 million world hea... read more »

S.O.S. ! Camden, New Jersey about to make mistake.

Just when you think everything is going swell! Thursday, April 19, 2007 By ALAN GUENTHER Courier-Post Staff CAMDEN After working for years to make a beautiful old bank building the heart of a reborn downtown business district, the city has changed course and is proposing to put 40 units of low-in... read more »