Historic Preservation Committee

The Historic Preservation Committee is an advisory committee created to assist the Township's tracking and analyzing of current historic landmarks, making recommendations for the preservation and acquisition of historic sites, assist in projects for historic preservation or for obtaining preservation funding via grants and sponsor fund-raising activities pertaining to historic preservation.


The Committee will meet monthly in accordance with a schedule established in January.  Meetings may be open to the public at the sole discretion of the committee.  The Committee may make and amend rules and regulations concerning the conduct of its meetings.


The Historic Preservation Committee shall consist of at least five (5) members and no more than nine (9) members.  Volunteer members are appointed by the Mayor for a three year term with the advice and consent of the council.  Governing body member is appointed via resolution of the Council.

  • John Foster              12/31/24
  • Amalia Canovas        12/31/26
  • Camille Mazzucco     12/31/26
  • Louisa Grossman      12/31/25
  • Brian Bernstein          12/31/24
  • Sean Kane                   12/31/24
  • Lisa DiMichelle           12/31/24
  • Karen Cassels            12/31/24 
  • Stephen Yellin            12/31/26
  • Michelle Bartiromo    12/31/26

Click here to apply to be on the Historic Preservation Committee when there is an opening.

Our Ventage Home Berkeley Heights History 31 Horseshoe Road Established 1760Vintage Home Project

The Berkeley Heights Historic Preservation Committee Vintage Home Project is looking for homes around Berkeley Heights that are 100 years or older and maintain at least part of its architectural integrity. Taken into account is the historical significance of the house, the surrounding property, location, outbuildings, or cultural aspects. If qualified, the homeowner will be presented with an engraved sign with the year built and their address. Please note: This is not part of the National Historical Registry and will not be subject to any regulation.

Click here for more information. 

Littell-Lord Farmstead Historic Preservation

The Historic Preservation Committee plays a key role in fundraising for the restoration of the historic Littell-Lord Farmstead in Berkeley Heights. The Committee also holds events to increase awareness of the farmstead and its importance in our community's history. The committee organizes the Littell-Lord Fall Farm Festival every year, which features local vendors and artisans, community and business groups, free activities for kids and much more. 

Click here to read more about the ongoing restoration and preservation efforts of the Littell-Lord Farmstead. 

Click here to read more about Berkeley Heights history.