VNA Meeting: April 10, 2012

09 Apr 2012, Posted by Rob Crow in Past Agendas

Tuesday April 10, 2012

7:30 PM
Studio 365
365 Second Street
(Left Entrance)


Village Park
Mary Benson Park
Newark Avenue Streetscape
The Village Weekend
New Construction

Coffee generously provided by Steam Cafe
276 Newark Ave.


Felicia Noth
PS No. 5 Parent Council President
Felicia will discuss the May 5th Jersey Cares Day Mary Benson Clean Up and future plans for the Park.

John Gomez
Architectural Historian
John will be sharing his research and analysis of the Holland Tunnel ventilation towers located in Jersey City and Manhattan – one of the region’s most innovative, original and overlooked works of early Modernism.His April 15 talk at the Hoboken Historical Museum, entitled “Mechanical Moderne: Architectural Innovation and Influence in the Holland Tunnel Ventilation Towers,” is FREE and is part of the museum’s ongoing exhibition on the Holland and Lincoln Tunnels – “Driving Under the Hudson” – and promises to bring a few forgotten monuments to life.

John will also discuss his plans for the Historic Jersey City Harsimus Cemetery clean-up on Saturday, May 5, 2012 from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The VNA and the Village Helpers will be on hand and John and Eileen are asking for adults to be present to help with the estimated 100 students that are planning to attend.

Eileen Markenstein
President – Board of Trustees Historic Jersey City & Harsimus Cemetery
As the annual cemetery clean-up approaches, Eileen will share with us a some history of the cemetery, and the need for volunteers and donations. Online donations can be made at www.jerseycitycemetery.org

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