Frank J. Nies


Frank J. Nies




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Nies is best known for having designed numerous Delaware, Lackawanna & Western Railroad stations, at least fifteen of which have been listed on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

Before working for the Delaware, Lackawanna & Western, Nies was a partner in the architectural firm Finkler & Nies, with Adolph Finkler, in Chicago in 1896.

He is the architect behind Newark's Broad Street Station, a New Jersey Transit commuter rail and light rail station. The station's historic architecture includes an elegant clock tower and a brick and stone fa├žade on the station's main building.




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