Econo Lodge Meadowlands
395 Washington Ave.
Carlstadt, NJ 07072
Phone: (201) 935-4600
Fax: (201) 935-0264
The Dutch Reformed Church in the English Neighborhood or the English Neighborhood Reformed Church of Ridgefield was constructed way back in 1793. Included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it has adapted the Federal and Gothic Revival style of architecture.
Kingsland Manor is a historic and captivating homestead. This 18th-century Dutch Colonial house in Nutley was built in 1790. Steeped in history, the Manor is set within park-like grounds that overlook Kingsland Pond and waterfalls. It is used for numerous social gatherings such as events, meetings and for the community. You can also avail of private tours upon request. In March 1978, Kingsland Manor was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Field Station: Dinosaurs is a thrilling experience for the whole family. This fascinating science museum is set in the outdoors amidst natural landscape and woodlands. Spread over 20 acres (eight hectares), it features over 30 life-size realistic models of dinosaurs. Explore the grounds and admire outstanding scientific and artistic engineering as well as participate in their hands-on interactive educational programs covering myriad paleontology, geology and environmental topics.
Replacing five former courthouses, the current Bergen County Court House is located across the Main Street. It was designed by James Riely Gordon and he adapted the American Renaissance style of architectural design. This historical structure was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. The Bergen County Court House has also featured in a few popular movies like Changing Lanes, Before and After and Hackers.
Experience the vivid sights and sounds of nature at this fantastic natural reserve in Teaneck. The current reserve site was once a dumping ground filled with garbage and was transformed to its current state due to the efforts of the non-profit that currently governs it. Today, the park has more than 1.3 miles (2.10 kilometers) of nature trails and a rich variety of flora and fauna. There's a regular program of ecological activities and exhibitions as well.
Eleanor Roosevelt Monument is dedicated to the First Lady Roosevelt (1884-1962) and was installed in 1996. It was inaugurated in the presence of Hillary Rodham Clinton. The sculptor is Penelope Jencks and the statue shows the first lady leaning against a stone in a thoughtful mood. This monument is a part of Riverside Park; a landmark of New York City. The park has rocky landscapes, smooth lawns, and clumps of trees that give a tranquil view of the riverside. It features a whole lot of recreational facilities including field, skate zone and marina.
Upper West Side joggers, rollerbladers and dog owners love this four-mile long park beside the Hudson River. Designed by Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux, the same architects behind Central Park and Prospect Park, Riverside Park boasts excellent views of the river and New Jersey. Park attractions include Grant's Tomb, the Civil War Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument, and a statue of Eleanor Roosevelt. Early morning may be the best time to visit or exercise, as this park can become fairly crowded.
Opened in 1985, ABC Studio is a part of Disney-ABC Television Company. With some of its branches opened in the New York city, this studio has produced several well-known shows like Desperate Housewives, Private Practice, Army Wives, Ugly Betty and others.
The Statue of Shinran Shonin stands in front of the New York Buddhist Church. Shinran Shonin is known to be the founder of the 'Jodo Shinshu', ,meaning 'True Pure Land'. The statue shows Shonin standing in a peasant hat and sandals, looking down while holding a wooden staff. The statue is noteworthy because it survived the bombing in Hiroshima, even after being only a mile away. The statue was brought to New York in 1955, and has become a reminder of the disaster, as well as a symbol for world peace.
The USS Intrepid, or The Fighting "I" is an Essex Class aircraft carrier owned by the United States Navy. Built and commissioned during the World War II, she was recommissioned for the Vietnam War too. After a long career, the carrier is currently docked in New York city, where it serves as a Sea-Air-Space Museum.
Designed and built by architects Graves and Doboy in 1904 as an apartment hotel, Ansonia is a 17-story structure, that was the epitome of luxury during the early part of the 20th century. Constructed with heavy, fireproof materials, the building is virtually soundproof, which has made it a favorite home to musicians, most notably Igor Stravinsky. The French design remains impressive even today, as the building stands as the centerpiece of this Upper West Side community. The public is not allowed to enter, but the building itself is worth a visit to look at. Call for more details.
Dating back to 1898, the Holy Trinity Church of New York City's Upper West Side recently celebrated its Centennial. One of the finest examples of Byzantine and Romanesque architecture in New York City, the Church was loosely based on the Hagia Sophia of Istanbul, Turkey. Stunning architecture makes this one of New York's most extraordinary churches.