Newark Military Park Historic District Walking Tour

APA New Jersey Chapter


Thursday, May 18, 2017
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. EDT

Newark, NJ, United States

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A walking tour of Newark’s Military Park Historic District and buildings, including the Hahne and NJ Bell Telephone buildings, the Peddie Memorial Church, & others. The tour will include discussions with local experts about historic preservation, redevelopment and adaptive reuse, economic development, and innovation in collaborative community space. 

At the end of this course, participants will have a better understanding of using Historic Tax Credits and other incentives to fund restoration of historic buildings. At the end of this course, participants will have a greater knowledge of innovative adaptive reuse techniques. At the end of this course, participants will have a better understanding of the regulatory processes related to historic preservation.








Courtenay Mercer, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Courtenay Mercer is the principal/owner of Mercer Planning Associates, a boutique planning firm providing assistance to diverse and complex planning projects in all types of communities. Her project experience ranges from rural conservation planning to urban redevelopment. In addition to relationships established through private practice, Courtenay capitalizes on the ... Read More

Linda Morgan, AICP

Confirmed Speaker

Linda Morgan is Vice President of Project Partnerships and External Affairs at the real estate development firm RBH Group located in Newark, NJ. Ms. Morgan has over 25 years’ experience in urban planning, brownfields redevelopment, policy analysis, and project management of complex redevelopment initiatives in the New York-New Jersey region ... Read More

Ulana Zakalak

Confirmed Speaker

an award winning historic preservationist and adaptive reuse specialist, is principal of Zakalak Associates, LLC and Zakalak Restoration Arts LLC, with offices in Jersey City and Newark, New Jersey, and provides restoration services and preservation consulting for public, corporate and private clients. Since starting her consulting practice over twenty-five years ... Read More

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Courtenay Mercer,