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THE BEACON RESTORATION TOUR WITH PRESERVATIONIST ULANA ZAKALAK

BONUS PRESERVATION MONTH EVENT! Saturday, May 7, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. - Rare Behind-the-Scenes Tour of Art Deco Monument Added To JC Landmarks May Schedule

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Date: Saturday, May 7, 2011

Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Cost: $10.00 ($7.00 for seniors and students with identification)

Meeting Place: Meet at the new lobby of The Beacon. Turn into the main entrance at Beacon Way via Montgomery Street. Valet parking is $5.00. Metered parking is available on Montgomery Street. Rain or shine!

Contact: John Hallanan at jclandmarks@gmail.com

In celebration of National Preservation Month, Metrovest Equities and the Jersey City Landmarks Conservancy invite the public to tour the magnificent restoration of the former Jersey City Medical Center.

Led by The Beacon's own restoration consultant, Ulana Zakalak, president of Zakalak Restoration Arts, highlights will include the magnificent new lobby, the restored Broadway corridor, the Rialto Theater, and the former lobby - now the billiards room - complete with the newly conserved Allen George Newman bas-relief, "From Myth to Medicine."

Come see Mayor Frank Hague's office, now converted into the Hague Poker Room, as well as restored lobbies and the Roosevelt reading room. Visit the unparalleled amenities floor which includes Club Aqua and the Grotto Lounge.

SPECIAL TOUR FEATURE: The tour will include entry into The Mercury, which is currently under careful restoration.

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