Fairmount Apartments (Jersey City, New Jersey)

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Fairmount Apartments
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Fairmount Apartments (Jersey City, New Jersey) is located in Hudson County, New Jersey
Fairmount Apartments (Jersey City, New Jersey)
Location 2595 Kennedy Boulevard, Jersey City, New Jersey
Coordinates 40°43′30″N 74°4′27″W / 40.72500°N 74.07417°W / 40.72500; -74.07417Coordinates: 40°43′30″N 74°4′27″W / 40.72500°N 74.07417°W / 40.72500; -74.07417
Area 0.6 acres (0.24 ha)
Built 1909
Architect Newman and Harris
Architectural style Classical Revival, Bungalow/Craftsman
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 95000183[1]
NJRHP # 1480[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP March 3, 1995
Designated NJRHP December 9, 1994

The Fairmount Apartments, also known as the Grand Lady of Jersey City, are located in Jersey City, Hudson County, New Jersey, United States. The Apartments were added to the National Register of Historic Places on March 3, 1995. The Apartments are an example of an early twentieth century Arts and Crafts style apartments.[3] The building consists of two L-shaped 4 12-story brick-and-concrete structures connected by a 1-story structure.

Arts and Crafts architectural detail

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The Fairmount Apartments were designed by the firm of Newman and Harris. The eastern section was constructed in 1909 and the western section was built in 1912.[4] There were 33 apartments in each section. The building was purchased in 1962 by Father Divine.[5] The building was renovated in 1995 and currently has 59 apartments of senior residences.

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