Category Archives: New Jersey

Gingerbread Castle

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Architecture The Gingerbread Castle was a children’s theme park built in 1930. It is based on the set design for a theatrical production of Hansel and Gretel featured at the Metropolitan Opera. The structure was designed by the Hansel and … Continue reading

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Hackensack Water Works

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Location: Bergen County, NJ Architecture The Hackensack Water Works buildings were constructed between 1882 and 1931 on an artificial island in the middle of a New Jersey river. The completion dates of most of the buildings are displayed in terra-cotta … Continue reading

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Hinchliffe Stadium

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Location: Patterson, New Jersey Historical Overview The abandoned Hinchliffe Stadium, or “City Stadium”, is an Art Deco style depression era facility built with public funds in 1932. In addition to baseball, the stadium hosted football games, boxing matches, auto racing and … Continue reading

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Paulinskill Viaduct – Heinesburg Trestle

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Location: Near Blairstown, NJ History Constructed 1908-1910 by the Delaware, Lackawanna and Western Railroad, the Paulinskill Viaduct (aka Heinesburg Trestle) was the largest reinforced concrete structure in the world. Although, it lost its title to a bridge known as the … Continue reading

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