Project Name: Emergency Stabilization of the Central Jersey Railroad/Ferry Terminal  
Project Address: Liberty State Park, Jersey City,NJ  
Total Project Cost: $16,000,000  
Project Executive: Conrad F. Hall, Sr.  
Project Manager: Joseph Isdanavage  
Superintendents: William Burke/Dick Lefebvre  
Owner's Name and Contact Person: The State of New Jersey Dept. of Bldg. & Construction
Dale Smith, Manager Client Projects
Owner's Address: 50 W. State Street - 2nd Floor, Trenton, NJ 08625-0235  
Owner's Phone Number 609-984-1036/609-984-1320  
Architect's Name & Contact Person: Joint Venture Architects: Geddes Brecher Qualls & Cunningham,
2401 Locust Street, Philadelphia, PA 19380 - Bill Dix, Principal
John Milner Associates (Historical Architectural Consultants)
309 N. Matlack Street, West Chester, Pa. 19380 - Neal Quenzel, Principal
Architect's Phone/Fax Numbers: Phone: 215-561-2401 GBQC & 610-436-9000 - John Milner Associates  
Description of Project:

  • Complete restoration of this 1888 Railroad and Ferry Terminal
  • Restored baggage ways, concourses and main waiting room
  • Reconstructed foundations
  • Structural stabilization of roof and exterior walls
  • Reframed entire structure with steel and wood
  • Restored wood timber
  • Replaced slate shingles and copper roofing
  • Restored woodwork
  • Corn cob blasted wood ceiling
  • Restored ornamental steel

  • Restored interior glazed tile and masonry
  • Restored exterior brick, brownstone and limestone
  • Epoxy injection for masonry
  • Epoxy consolidation of woodwork
  • Restored and replaced windows and doors
  • Extensive sitework development; pavers, cobbles, rails, utilities
  • Project completed one year ahead of program schedule

Date of Completion: 1984  
Historical Preservation Review Agency: Listed in the National & State Registers of Historic Places