The Historic Preservation Committee was formed in January 2008 by Mayor Thomas Vahalla and is charged with exploring steps to strengthen Metuchen’s commitment to historic preservation. The committee meets the 4th Thursday of the month at 7:30pm. This applies to January-October. To avert the Thanksgiving and Christams holidays, the committee will not meet in November, but will meet the first Thursday of December (12/2).
Committee Mission & Goals
The Metuchen Historic Preservation Committee was formed in January 2008 to advise the Mayor and Council on steps to strengthen Metuchen’s commitment to historic preservation.
The Committee’s goals are to
- develop public education on the benefits of historic preservation,
- honor Metuchen’s historic resources by increasing the number of structures in town listed on the New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places, and
- explore the development of a Metuchen Historic Preservation Ordinance to formally recognize and protect the town’s distinctive historic and architectural character.
The Historic Preservation Committee was formed in January 2008 and is charged with exploring steps to strengthen Metuchen’s commitment to historic preservation. The committee traditionally meets the 4 th Thursday of the month at 7:30pm
|Nancy Zerbe, Chair||12/31/2021|
|Erin Murphy Casey||12/31/2021|
National Register Nomination
Property owners in the proposed Historic District can view the draft nomination on the NJ. HIstoric Preservation Office's website. Please click here for more information.
Zoom Meeting Information
Every month on the Fourth Thu, until Dec 2, 2021, 7 occurrence(s)
May 27, 2021 07:30 PM
Jun 24, 2021 07:30 PM
Jul 22, 2021 07:30 PM
Aug 26, 2021 07:30 PM
Sep 23, 2021 07:30 PM
Oct 28, 2021 07:30 PM
Dec 2, 2021 07:30 PM
Meeting ID: 851 8995 2914
- Grant Funding has been provided by the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission, Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders through a grant provided by the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.
The Development of the Middlesex Avenue - Woodwild Park District 2012 (pdf)
Middlesex Avenue - Woodwild Park Historic District Research Project 2011 (pdf)
Honoring Metuchen's Historic Resources Event Program 2013 (pdf)
Evaluation of Historic District Potential 2010 (pdf)
Celebrate Metuchen Event Program 2009 (pdf)
National Park Service
National Trust for Historic Preservation
National Register Fact Sheet (pdf)
NJ Historic Preservation Office
Preservation New Jersey