Department of Military and Veterans Affairs

New Jersey Historic Trust Affiliated with the Department of Community Affairs

Ambrose Ward Mansion

Garden State Historic Preservation Trust Fund
Historic Site Management Grant
Grant Award: $33,188 (2001)
Grant Recipient: African American Fund of New Jersey
County: Essex
Municipality: East Orange
The Renaissance Revival-style Ambrose Ward Mansion was constructed in 1898 during the height of the "Gilded Age". Well-preserved and architecturally distinguished, the mansion currently houses the headquarters of the African American Fund of New Jersey, a social service organization dedicated to the empowerment of the African-American community.

The Trust grant funded a preservation plan and a conditions assessment of the mansion's tile roof.

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