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  • September 12, 2011
    "Standing next to the towering walls of century-old brownstone, looking up at the mist of sunlight pouring through wild foliage above, the vision for what the Harsimus Embankment could one day become forms easily."
  • March 17, 2011
    The influence of Ted Conrad and the Citizens Committee of Hudson County has reached every genre of architecture, including abandoned rail trestles. The 1902 Pennsylvania Railroad Harsimus Stem Embankment -- also known as the "Sixth Street Embankment -- has been under threat since the 1990s. In 1998 the Embankment Preservation Coalition was organized to help preserve the James J. Ferris-designed stone edifice. Through dedicated, passionate efforts, the EPC, working in the same preservation spirit as Conrad and the CCHC, was able to obtain listing on the State Register of Historic Places. Today the battle continues ...."


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The Embankment Preservation Coalition is grateful to our local Business Sponsors for their continuing support and investment in our community.  Please make a point of patronizing these businesses and thank them for supporting Embankment preservation when you do.