News / Atlantic City
Oct 30, 2013
HPC secures Ocean City, NJ - Boardwalk Wood
Ocean City, NJ - October 28, 2013 - HPC has secured a quantity of boardwalk wood removed from the beautiful Ocean City Boardwalk during a recent repair and restoration. Although the quantity is limited, HPC will create several ornament and magnet designs to compliment product made from Ocean City's sister New Jersey Boardwalks in Atlantic City, Point Pleasant Beach, Wildwood, Ocean Grove, Belmar and Seaside Heights, including a 2013 Christmas Ornament.
May 18, 2013
Turning Sandy Debris Into Art
Posted on May 17, 2013 By Lauren Wanko NJ Today As Jersey Shore towns get rid of storm-damaged debris to make way for the new boardwalks, artist Roddy Wildeman uses that debris to create art. “The materials were just everywhere so I just grabbed whatever I could use,” Wildeman said. After Sandy, Wildeman began collecting everything from pieces of docks, benches, boardwalk planks and parts of homes and furniture. After the material is cleaned, cut, torched and designed in his Belmar studio, the debris is transformed into a Starburst. Wildeman, a former contractor, began creating these designs before the storm....
Dec 07, 2012
Atlantic City Boardwalk Pens......
The Historic Pen Company's Master Pen Maker, has just completed the first 5 pens produced from wood salvaged from Atlantic City's world famous boardwalk. Although HPC was able to salvage several types of wood representing different era's of construction, maintenance, replacement and repair including pine, cedar, oak and other varities, this first group of pens were made from the tropical hardwood Ipe. Whether finished with 24K gold plated or rhodium and titanium hardware, our Atlantic City Boardwalk Collection are beautiful yet functioning works of art.
Nov 12, 2012
Superstorm Sandy, The Shack and Atlantic City's Boardwalk
Located in Southern Ocean County, New Jersey, The Historic Pen Company continues to support and participate in the clean up following Superstorm Sandy while aiding our neighbors, friends and businesses. One of our featured cultural sites was the iconic Shack located in the marsh on the Route 72 Causeway connecting the mainland with Long Beach Island, the welcoming site that announced to visitors, vacationers and locals that the beach was just a few more minutes straight ahead, is no more, succumbing to Sandy. Built in the 1920's to shelter local hunters and fisherman, The Shack has had a long and...