News / Boardwalk
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.
Dec 03, 2012
Pre-order "Restore The Shore" Ornaments and Magnets
The Historic Pen Company is developing for release on December 15, 2012: Ornaments and Magnets made from Authentic Wildwood Boardwalk, Authentic Point Pleasant Beach Boardwalk and Authentic Rockaway Beach Boardwalk wood. These unique HPC products will not only allow the public to own pieces of NJ and NY cultural history that has brought pleasure to generations of people along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean but you will also be supporting efforts to Restore the Shore, Heal Hoboken and Stand for Staten Island as the Historic Pen Company will donate a portion of each sale to an assortment of organizations...
Nov 30, 2012
HPC salvages NY and NJ Boardwalk woods
The Historic Pen Company has supported clean up following Superstorm Sandy at several resort and beach towns in both New York and New Jersey. In addition to Boardwalk wood that was salvaged during the Atlantic City clean up, HPC has been able to salvage some wood from the Point Pleasant Beach and Belmar Boardwalks in NJ as well as wood from the Rockaway Beach Boardwalk and Staten Island's South Beach Boardwalk. The Historic Pen Company began with a simple goal: the reclamation, salvaging and repurposing of wood and other natural materials from historic sites throughout the United States that would otherwise be...
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...