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Popularly known as a town that has been formed and recognized by the people living here themselves, the Enclosure Historic District is located in Nutley. This unique picturesque site is a delight to watch and be at. The beautiful parks that spreads over 100 acres of land consisting of over 10,000 trees makes this place rich in beauty and creates a serene and tranquil atmosphere. These parks are very popularly known as the 'crown jewel'
Housed in a humble, but beautiful period building, Our Lady of Kazan Russian Orthodox Church serves the spiritual and religious needs of the Russian community in the area. While the church exteriors are fairly sedate, the interiors, with beautiful brickwork and arches is a different story. Notable features include the striking stained glass windows and the ornate altar. Call ahead for more information.
Built in 1923, Ahavas Sholom is the oldest synagogue still in operation in the state. The beautiful synagogue building was constructed in the Classical Revival style, and features fine architectural details. The interiors are no less beautiful, notably the 19th-century Ark that was transported from a synagogue in New York. The synagogue also houses the Jewish Museum of New Jersey, that introduces visitors to the history of the place and hosts numerous exhibitions.
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was constructed over the course of a century, specifically erected to feature views of the mountains to the west and downtown Manhattan to the east. First proposed in 1859, the cathedral's cornerstone was finally set forty years later. It wasn't until 1954 that the church was completed and consecrated as a "monument of faith." Pope John Paul II visited this gargantuan French-gothic cathedral in 1995, performing an evening prayer that earned the cathedral the rank of basilica. The Cathedral Basilica regularly holds concerts that are open to the public, played on the largest pipe organ ever created by the Schantz Organ Company.
Built in 1925, St. Lucy's Church was established to serve the city's Italian diaspora. The brick and stone building was constructed in the Romanesque style of architecture, but the real treasures can be found in the church interiors. Studded with awe-inspiring murals, frescoes and sculptural work, the church interiors are a spectacular affair and warrant a visit. Call ahead for information on visiting and more.
The Newark Broad Street Station is a landmark on the cityscape. Built in 1901, it is a passenger rail station of the New Jersey Transit. Its architecture is an example of the Colonial Revival and Renaissance styles. The brick and stone building is replete with a charming clock tower, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
This 165-foot (50-meter) tall structure of the North Reformed Church is an architectural marvel in itself. The spire on the top of the church with the cross on it, as well as the pulpit with an arch and a lit up cupola is an added beauty. Constructed in 1857, it is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Free Public Library, Upper Montclair Branch is located in Montclair. The building functions as the Bellevue Branch of the Montclair Public Library and it was built in 1914. Its architecture is an example of Classical Revival and Institutional styles. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places on July 1, 1988.
Established in 1985, NIA Masjid & Community Center aims not only to be a place of worship, but also a place that brings the city's Muslim community together. In this respect, the center organizes numerous educational as well as social programs for the benefit of the community. Age-specific classes for Islamic studies as well as leadership training are just some of the helpful programs the center conducts throughout the year. Check website for more information.
Established in the year of 1888, First Baptist Peddie Memorial Church is a great spiritual platform. It is situated at Broad and Fulton Streets, and strives to become a religious home for culturally and ethnically divergent communities of New Jersey. The Sunday School is at 9:30a on Sundays, while the worship is at 10:30a. It follows the rare Byzantine-Romanesque style of architecture. A majestic monumental church, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Incorporated as a city in 1855, Hoboken has gone down in history as being the place where the first ever recorded baseball match took place. This city developed its waterfront in the early 19th Century and became a prime residential locality. Today its vibrant cultural scene entices visitors from other states too who participate in annual festivals.
The St. Patrick's Pro Cathedral is a magnificent church building established in 1846. Constructed with the Gothic Revival style of architecture, the church is also a national shrine of Our Lady of El Quinche. The grand church building became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 owing to its historical and architectural significance.