1348 McCarter Hwy
Newark, NJ 07104
Phone: (973) 481-5200
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Built in 1923, Ahavas Sholom is the oldest synagogue still in operation in the state. The beautiful synagogue building was constructed in the Classical Revival style, and features fine architectural details. The interiors are no less beautiful, notably the 19th-century Ark that was transported from a synagogue in New York. The synagogue also houses the Jewish Museum of New Jersey, that introduces visitors to the history of the place and hosts numerous exhibitions.
Built in 1925, St. Lucy's Church was established to serve the city's Italian diaspora. The brick and stone building was constructed in the Romanesque style of architecture, but the real treasures can be found in the church interiors. Studded with awe-inspiring murals, frescoes and sculptural work, the church interiors are a spectacular affair and warrant a visit. Call ahead for information on visiting and more.
The Newark Broad Street Station is a landmark on the cityscape. Built in 1901, it is a passenger rail station of the New Jersey Transit. Its architecture is an example of the Colonial Revival and Renaissance styles. The brick and stone building is replete with a charming clock tower, and is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Cathedral Basilica of the Sacred Heart was constructed over the course of a century, specifically erected to feature views of the mountains to the west and downtown Manhattan to the east. First proposed in 1859, the cathedral's cornerstone was finally set forty years later. It wasn't until 1954 that the church was completed and consecrated as a "monument of faith." Pope John Paul II visited this gargantuan French-gothic cathedral in 1995, performing an evening prayer that earned the cathedral the rank of basilica. The Cathedral Basilica regularly holds concerts that are open to the public, played on the largest pipe organ ever created by the Schantz Organ Company.
This 165-foot (50-meter) tall structure of the North Reformed Church is an architectural marvel in itself. The spire on the top of the church with the cross on it, as well as the pulpit with an arch and a lit up cupola is an added beauty. Constructed in 1857, it is on the National Register of Historic Places.
Established in the year of 1888, First Baptist Peddie Memorial Church is a great spiritual platform. It is situated at Broad and Fulton Streets, and strives to become a religious home for culturally and ethnically divergent communities of New Jersey. The Sunday School is at 9:30a on Sundays, while the worship is at 10:30a. It follows the rare Byzantine-Romanesque style of architecture. A majestic monumental church, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
The St. Patrick's Pro Cathedral is a magnificent church building established in 1846. Constructed with the Gothic Revival style of architecture, the church is also a national shrine of Our Lady of El Quinche. The grand church building became a part of the National Register of Historic Places in 1972 owing to its historical and architectural significance.
Built in 1810, Trinity & St. Philip's Cathedral is one of the city's oldest places of worship. The magnificent church building features a mix of architectural styles, notably Greek Revival and Gothic Revival. The church was originally established as Trinity Church, but later became Trinity & St. Philip's after the congregation of a nearby church was merged with it. Check website for more information.
The Crystal Room at the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel in Newark opened in 1916 and has gone on to become a prominent and much sought after venue. Over the years, the hall has played host to dignitaries, statesmen and the people of Newark. Step back in time and experience luxury as in the days of yore. The Crystal Room can seat 350 people at a time and is reminiscent of an era long gone by. It is one of the premier business venues of the city. Call for more information.
The Tri State Ballroom in the Best Western Robert Treat Hotel has tremendous capacity, both to hold guests and to leave you enthralled with its gorgeous facilities. It has hosted parties ranging from 150 guests to 1500 with ease and has a surround sound system that can blow you off your feet. Also the Tri State Ballroom has access to the state-of-the-art studio facilities right within the building. It is one of the premier business venues of the city. Call for more information.
St. John's Church is a historic church located in the city of Newark. The red brick and gable roofed building of the church was built in 1827 by Moran and Father Patrick in English Norman Perpendicular style. This church has the distinction of being one of the oldest Catholic churches in the state of New Jersey and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1972.
Established in 1985, NIA Masjid & Community Center aims not only to be a place of worship, but also a place that brings the city's Muslim community together. In this respect, the center organizes numerous educational as well as social programs for the benefit of the community. Age-specific classes for Islamic studies as well as leadership training are just some of the helpful programs the center conducts throughout the year. Check website for more information.