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Cape May Historic District

Cape May, New Jersey
County of Cape May.
City of Cape May
National Register Number: 70000383
Resource type: District.
Property type: Domestic - single dwelling. The threat level was Watch in
2011.
Congressional District: NJ-2 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Town.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - May 11, 1976):
With over 600 summer homes, hotels and commercial structures, this venerable seashore resort has one of the largest collections of 19th century frame buildings remaining in the United States.

Condition:
Recent development and rehabilitation efforts in the historic district are potentially detrimental to the landmark's historic character. Concerns from local and Federal preservation interests necessitate a change in status.

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