NJ Hall of Fame will have permanent home at American Dream complex

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The New Jersey Hall of Fame will have a permanent home in East Rutherford.

The New Jersey Hall of Fame, which had its first induction ceremony in 2008, will finally have a permanent home, next year.

It will be part of the the American Dream retail and entertainment complex at the Meadowlands in East Rutherford, which is scheduled to open in the spring. A groundbreaking ceremony — for the media and invited guests, only — is scheduled for Sept. 26 at the New Jersey Hall of Fame Mobile Museum, which is located on the east side of the Meadowlands arena, and close to where the new museum will be.

According to a Hall of Fame press release, other attractions at American Dream will include Legoland Discovery Center and Sea Life Aquarium, a DreamWorks water park, a Nickelodeon Universe theme park, a Cirque du Soleil venue and a KidZania learning center. Also according to the press release, some 40 million people are expected to visit the American Dream complex annually.

New Jersey Hall of Fame inductees include Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein, Bruce Springsteen, Frank Sinatra, Meryl Streep, Paul Robeson, Walt Whitman, Philip Roth, Buzz Aldrin, Yogi Berra and Whitney Houston. In recent years, it has held its annual induction ceremony at the Paramount Theatre in Asbury Park.

For more information, and updates, visit njhalloffame.org or americandream.com.

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