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Event Archive

A list of our past events.

  • Sunday, July 21, 2019
    For those who received emails confirming reservations for a tour on Sunday, July 21, please note that the National Weather Service has issued warnings for weather, heat, and air quality.
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10-3
    An Embankment Preservation Coalition exhibit at Casa Colombo Center for the Arts, 380 Monmouth Street, Jersey City, tells the story of Italian immigration to the Village section of Downtown Jersey City and the growth of the first Italian Roman Catholic parish in New Jersey, Holy Rosary on Sixth Street. Themes explored include the parallel growth of the community, church, and railroads in the Downtown, the effects of local government projects and broader economic and social trends on Village decline, and opportunities for renewed vibrancy.
  • Monday, November 5, 7-8:30pm
    Will Jersey City reclaim the Harsimus Branch and its stone Embankment for adaptive reuse? We think so. Join us at the Embankment Preservation Coalition Annual Meeting, Grace Church Van Vorst, 39 Erie Street (entrance on 2nd Street), and hear our guest expert on "Emerging Ecologies of Reclaimed Land."
  • May 22-May 31, 2018; Opening Tuesday, May 22, 5-8 pm
    An exhibition of NJIT and Rutgers student work explores Jersey City's post-industrial territory from Liberty State Park to the Bergen Arches.
  • Sunday, May 27, 2018, 1-3 pm
    Two Embankment Preservation Coalition volunteers have published a memoir that is instructive for our times. Come join us for a discussion of My First Twenty Years, by Leon Adlersteyn. Translated by Irina Bereznaya.
  • May 20, 26, and 31, 2018
    The Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy is sponsoring several events celebrating Jersey City's historically significant sites.
  • Sunday, November 19, 2017, 4-6 pm
    Save the date for the Coalition's Annual Members Meeting. Hear what's happening at the Surface Transportation Board with the review it is conducting of the Harsimus Branch.
  • Tuesday, September 12, 2017, 9:15-noon
    An East Coast River Relay event, a five-mile bike tour (van seats are available for those who reserve by September 8) features Hoboken's resiliency projects.
  • Does your group want to learn more about the 150-year-old Harsimus Branch and its stone Embankment, determined eligible for the National Register of Historic Places? Are you interested in a trail network throughout the region? We can tailor a presentation to your interests.
  • Sunday, May 21, 2017, 4 pm
    Helene Stapinski, noted author of Five-Finger Discount: A Crooked Family History, will launch her new book, Murder in Matera, here in Jersey City. The Embankment Preservation Coalition and the Italian Educational and Cultural Center are teaming up to sponsor the event, at Casa Colombo, 380 Monmouth Street.

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