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Board votes down proposal to remove historic landmark church for affordable housing in Asbury Park

A board meeting in Asbury Park Monday night determined the future of one historic landmark church in the city.

News 12 Staff

Aug 2, 2022, 4:46 PM

Updated 688 days ago

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A board meeting in Asbury Park Monday night determined the future of one historic landmark church in the city.
The Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church, located on Second Avenue, was in danger of being demolished after hundreds of years. But after a three-hour debate, the packed house of people voted down the proposal of removing the church for affordable housing.
The majority felt losing the church would be a huge loss for the city. Holy Spirit was founded by German and Irish immigrants in the late 1800s.


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