Historic Preservation Commission

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The Hoboken Historic Preservation Commission reviews and acts on applications for any exterior addition, renovation, or alteration visible to the public on buildings, structures, or property located within a locally designated historic district, and on all locally designated landmarks.

The Commission is also responsible for reviewing applications for development that include demolition or substantial deconstruction of an existing residential building when the application does not require approval by the Planning Board or Board of Adjustment.

2019 Intensive-Level Architectural Survey of the Hoboken Historic District

Letter from Hoboken Historic Preservation Commission Chairman Steve Zane to Applicants

Historic Preservation Design Guidelines

Meetings

The Hoboken Historic Preservation Commission meetings are generally held on the first Monday of each month, at 6:30 PM in the Conference Room of City Hall (ground floor). The following meeting dates are subject to change as necessary.

2020 Meeting Date Calendar

2023 Meeting Date Calendar

Agenda and Transcripts

HPC Documents

City of Hoboken Historic Preservation Ordinance (Chapter 42 of the Municipal Code)

Application: Signs, Awnings, Windows, Doors & General Repairs/Restoration

Application: Demolition, Construction or Substantial Alteration

Fee Schedule

Municipal Boards

Past Agendas: 2006 | 2005

Past Minutes: 2016 | 2017

Historic Preservation Commission Members

Name
Title
Term Start
Term End
Term Duration
Marty Anderson
Class C - Chair
Jan. 1, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
Four Years
Jaye Castellano
Class C
Jan. 1, 2022
Dec. 31, 2025
Four Years
Thaler Pekar
Class B - Vice Chair
Jan. 1, 2021
Dec. 31, 2024
Four Years
Alexandra Sacci
Class C 
Jan. 1, 2023
Dec. 31, 2026
Four Years
Rowland Smith
Class C
Jan. 1, 2023
Dec. 31, 2026
Four Years
Steve Smolyn
Class B
Jan. 1, 2021
Dec. 31, 2024
Four Years
Ellen Stewart
Class A
Jan. 1, 2021
Dec. 31, 2024
Four Years
Alexi Tajzler
Class C
Jan. 1, 2024
Dec. 31, 2027
Four Years

Board Meetings

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