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Sunday, September 23, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/23/18


This photo shows a balcony at Downtown Newark's vacant Griffith Building, which, after over 30 years of proposals, is now expected to be converted into apartments.

Saturday, September 22, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/22/18


The exterior may look the same but the interior of the theater at Paper Mill Playhouse has changed following a renovation.

Friday, September 21, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/21/18


This photo shows the Millburn Free Public Library.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/20/18


This photo shows Main Street in Millburn.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/19/18


Built in 1893 for the Lackawanna Railroad, this bridge in Millburn carries New Jersey Transit's Morris & Essex Lines over the West Branch of the Rahway River.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/18/18


The 80-year-old Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn just unveiled its renovated theater.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/17/18


This photo shows the Brookdale Elementary School in Bloomfield.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/15/18


This old train trestle passes over Memorial Park in Nutley.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/15/18


Construction is underway on Newark's upcoming Mulberry Commons park, which was previously referred to as Triangle Park.

Friday, September 14, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/14/18


This photo shows a view of the Ironbound, Jersey City, Lower Manhattan, and Brooklyn from the top of the upcoming Ironside Newark project in the former Newark Warehouse Company building.

Thursday, September 13, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/13/18


This ghost sign for Kirch Furniture stands on Market Street in Downtown Newark.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/12/18


This photo shows a view last night of Downtown Newark from South Orange.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/11/18


The Essex County September 11th Memorial at Eagle Rock Reservation in West Orange overlooks One World Trade Center.

Monday, September 10, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/10/18


Gaslights, such as this one on Ridgewood Avenue, can be found throughout Glen Ridge. South Orange's streets are also lined with gaslights.

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/9/18


For decades, these signs have greeted drivers entering Livingston.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/8/18


This photo shows a church in Bloomfield.

Friday, September 7, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/7/18


This photo shows Brookside Park in Bloomfield.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/6/18


This photo shows the top of the former Borden Dairy complex, also known as Peddlers Square, in Newark's Central Ward. There are long-term plans to redevelop the property into stores and apartments.

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/5/18


This photo shows a view of Newark City Hall from the top of the upcoming Ironside Newark project.

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/4/18


This photo shows a view of Newark's Gateway Center, the FBI office, and the area that will soon become part of Riverfront Park as seen from the Bridge Street Bridge.

Monday, September 3, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/3/18


This photo shows a view of the Ironside Newark complex that is under construction in the former Newark Warehouse Company Building from inside a temporary elevator.

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/2/18


This photo shows a view of construction at Hudson Yards in Manhattan from West Orange.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Photo of the Day 9/1/18


These gates can be found on Brookfield Avenue in Nutley.

Friday, August 31, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/31/18


Once used by the trains going between Newark's Lafayette Street Terminal and the Central Railroad of New Jersey Terminal in Jersey City, this bridge over Newark Penn Station is expected to be converted into a pedestrian walkway. It will connect the upcoming Mulberry Commons park with the Ironbound neighborhood and include stairwells down to the platforms at Newark Penn Station.

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/30/18


A variety of architectural styles can be found on Newark's Halsey Street.

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/29/18


This photo shows the historic Essex County Courthouse and Hall of Records in Newark.

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/28/18


This photo shows the Warren Street/NJIT Station on the Newark City Subway, now known as the Newark Light Rail.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/27/18


This photo shows a view of the Griffith Building and the Firemen's Insurance Company Building in Downtown Newark with Lower Manhattan in the distance.

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/26/18


This photo shows a view of Newark's Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart and Rutgers-Newark's 15 Washington Street Apartments from the 22nd floor of One Theater Square. The MC Hotel, which is being built in Montclair, can be seen in the distance.

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/25/18


Essex was once a heavily agricultural county, but this country farm stand at the corner of Passaic Avenue and Parsonage Hill Road in Livingston is one of the only remnants of the area's rural past.

Friday, August 24, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/24/18


Owned by the City of East Orange, the historic East Orange Golf Course sits near the municipality's water supply in Short Hills.

Thursday, August 23, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/23/18


Built around 1790, the Kingsland Manor in Nutley overlooks Yantacaw Pond.

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/22/18


Construction is progressing on the adaptive reuse of the New Jersey Bell Headquarters Building at 540 Broad Street in Downtown Newark into apartments. Essex County Place broke the news about the project back in 2016.

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/21/18


This photo shows a house in Downtown Newark's James Street Commons Historic District.

Monday, August 20, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/20/18


This photo shows a view of the Hahne's and Griffith Buildings, Broad Street, and Rutgers-Newark from the top of One Theater Square. The First Watchung Mountain can be seen in the distance.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/19/18


This photo shows buildings on Newark's Halsey Street with the tower of the Rutgers-Newark 15 Washington Street Apartments in the background.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/18/18


This photo shows a gaslight outside of the Glen Ridge Congregational Church.

Friday, August 17, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/17/18


The former Warren Street Elementary School/American History High School building in University Heights, Newark was sold to Claremont Construction and is set to be torn down in order to make way for a new development in conjunction with the New Jersey Institute of Technology.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/16/18


This vintage sign near Yantacaw Pond, also known as Kingsland Lake, stands along Kingsland Street in Nutley near the Clifton border.

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/15/18


The West Orange Community House on Main Street dates back to 1846, according to West Orange Revisited.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/14/18


Construction on the new parking garage for the Rutgers-Newark Honors Living-Learning Community between Halsey and Washington Streets was recently completed. Work on the dorms and retail space portion of the development is now beginning on the premises. A sign posted at the site states that the project is expected to be completed in late 2019.

Monday, August 13, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/13/18


The Westinghouse site next to the Newark Broad Street Train Station continues to sit vacant despite the fact that for several years, an office building has been planned for the property.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/12/18


For the first time since it opened 21 years ago, the signage on the facade of the New Jersey Performing Arts Center was updated to reflect the venue's new logo. This photo, taken from the third floor of One Theater Square, shows NJPAC with Midtown Manhattan in the distance.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/11/18


Now privately owned by Lotus Equity Group, the Newark Bears and Eagles Riverfront Stadium will be torn down in order to make way for the massive Riverfront Square complex.

Friday, August 10, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/10/18


This photo shows a view of Harrison, Metlife Stadium, and the Palisades from the top of Newark's One Theater Square.

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/9/18


This photo shows the underground Newark Light Rail tracks just north of the Warren Street/NJIT Station.

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/8/18


This photo shows houses on Ridgehurst Road in West Orange with the Midtown Manhattan skyline, including the Empire State Building, in the distance.

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/7/18


Located at the edge of the East Orange Water Reserve, this unassuming privately-owned building alongside Passaic Avenue in Livingston was once a one-room school called the Washington Place Schoolhouse. The vacant school dates back to 1800 and served the part of town that was once known as Cheapside. The property also contains a small private cemetery called the Baldwin Family Burying Ground where three Revolutionary War soldiers are buried, according to the Township, one of whom was involved in the Horseneck Riots.

Monday, August 6, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/6/18


This photo shows One and Two Gateway Center in Downtown Newark.

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Photo of the Day 8/5/18


Orange's Our Lady of the Valley Church towers over the southernmost neighborhood of the city.