The New York Times published an article titled Famous for Its Past, a New Jersey Town Struggles to Define Its Future on Oct. 9, 2016 about the future of Flemington and the Union Hotel. The article by James Barron which acknowledges the history of our small town and the importance of the Union Hotel also conveys the viewpoints of Mayor Phil Greiner, Linda J. Barth, the executive director of the League of Historical Societies of New Jersey, local architect Chris Pickell, and Flemington resident Lois K. Stewart.
The WFMZ-TV aired a video about Flemington and the future of the Union Hotel. The video includes interviews with developer Jack Cust and local architect Chris Pickell from the Friends of Historic Flemington.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation released on October 5, 2016 its annual list of the most endangered historic places in the U.S. The National Trust’s 29th annual list includes some of the nation’s most important natural and cultural places and structures facing the risk of being lost forever due to neglect, development or other reasons. Historic Downtown Flemington was listed among the 11 most endangered places. The announcement was covered by CNN, USA Today, NJ.com, Curbed, The Christian Science Monitor, and Architectural Record.