Historic Site Management Grant
Capital Preservation Grant, Level II
Grant Award: $50,000 (2002); $750,000 (2004) Grant Recipient: NJ Grand Lodge County: MercerMunicipality: Trenton
The Trust grant helped fund exterior restoration, interior rehabilitation, repair and accessibility improvements, recommended by the preservation plan that funded by a Trust grant in 2002. The building now has an accessible ramp and restroom faclilities, the decorative finishes in the first floor ballroom and foyer have been restored, and the building's systems have been upgraded. The Masons are helping to pay for maintenance by renting the facility for public meetings and conferences, and the third floor houses a new tenant for additional rental income.
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