At long last, the National Park Service seems to be truly committed to preserving what remains of Fort Hancock’s crumbling buildings in a fully transparent manner. It is still too early to celebrate. But there is at least hope now that the possibility of a resurrection of sorts for the historic site is within reach.
Last year, the park service invited qualified individuals, businesses and nonprofit organizations to submit written “expressions of interest” to refurbish and reuse some 35 buildings in the former military reservation in the Gateway National Recreation Area at Sandy Hook. Earlier this month, the park service and the Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee provided an overview of the 41 responses.
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