Public Announcements


Historic Preservation Revolving Loan Program

49 N.J.R. 1678(a)
Readoption: N.J.A.C. 5:102
Notice of Readoption
Historic Preservation Revolving Loan Program
Authorized By: Janet Foster, Chair, New Jersey Historic Trust.
Authority: N.J.S.A. 13:1B-15.111.
Effective Date: May 15, 2017.
New Expiration Date: May 15, 2024.
Take notice that pursuant to N.J.S.A. 52:14B-5.1, N.J.A.C. 5:102, the rules implementing the Historic Preservation
Revolving Loan Program were scheduled to expire on June 17, 2017. These rules set forth the procedures for the award
of loans on a competitive basis for historic preservation projects, for the preservation, improvement, restoration,
rehabilitation or acquisition of historic properties owned by county and municipal governments, and by tax-exempt
nonprofit organizations. Current loans with outstanding balances are governed by these rules.


Carl Elefante, FAIA Reading List


Hacking Innovation by Josh Linkner: The new Growth Model from the Sinister World of Hackers

Triumph of the City by Edward Glaeser

Making Healthy Places by Andrew Dannenberg, Howard Frumkin, Richard J. Jackson:  Designing and Building for Health, Well-Being and Sustainability

Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change by Peter Calthorpe

Designing Healthy Communities by Richard J. Jackson

Soil Not Oil by Vandana Shiva: Climate Change, Peak Oil and Food Insecurity

Architecture’s New Edge by Peter Busby

Roadmap to Zero Emissions by  Ed Mazria

The Shape of Green by Lance Hosey: Aesthetics, Ecology and Design

Street Fight by Janette Sadik-Khan: Handbook for an Urban Revolution

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Walkable Cities by Jeff Speck

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The Past and Future City by Staphanie Meeks

Sustainable Preservation by Jean Carroon: Greening Existing Buildings

Urban Alchemy by Mindy Thompson Fullilove

The Death and Life of Great American Cities by Jane Jacobs

Cities for People by Jan Gehl


Steven Safary, AIA

AIA Newark & Suburban Architects Past President Steven Safary, AIA passed away suddenly on June 7.

There will be a non-denominational Memorial Service to celebrate his life on August 5, 2017 at 11 AM at Gaita Memorial Home at 154 Newark Pompton Turnpike in Little Falls, NJ.


Gabriel Calenda, FAIA

It is with great sadness that the AIANS Board announces the passing of Gabe Calenda, FAIA, Past President AIANS.  April 27, 2017.  More information here


Congratulations to Jerome Leslie Eben, FAIA

It is our sincere pleasure to inform our members that Jerome Leslie Eben, FAIA has been elected to The College of Fellows of The American Institute of Architects.

The Jury of Fellows selected Mr. Eben for elevation to Fellowship in the Institute because of his notable contributions to the advancement of the profession of architecture.  AIA Newark & Suburban has been appreciative of those contributions to our organization for many years.  Most of us know him as Jerry.

Jerry will receive his Fellowship medal during the Investiture of Fellows Ceremony at the AIA Conference on Architecture 2017 in Orlando. The Investiture Ceremony will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017.

On behalf of the AIA Newark & Suburban Board of Trustees, we congratulate Jerome Leslie Eben, FAIA on this unparalleled accomplishment.