A proposed Harriet Tubman monument meant to replace a statue of Christopher Columbus that was removed in the heat of 2020’s unrest was unanimously voted down.
New developments in Newark like Shaq Tower and Halo are underway alongside several adaptive reuse and preservation-minded projects that are aiming to revitalize the city’s central core.
The first phase of the three-tower complex will rise 38 stories and future portions are set to add what will become Newark’s tallest building.
Last month, NJPAC appeared before Newark’s historic preservation commission to plead its case for demolishing a protected landmark. They even hired an expert to badmouth a famous mural that NJPAC had originally commissioned and praised.
The portfolio, known as the Skylark-North Newark Portfolio, consists of 20 buildings situated throughout Newark.
A famous Newark Rabbi, who preceded Dr. Martin Luther King at the lectern before the “I have a dream” speech, has somehow faded from local memory.
A former church building in Newark that played an important role in black history could be demolished.
Newark’s Eighth Avenue used to cut through the heart of Little Italy, lined with cafés and restaurants. Now, the developer behind Vermella Broad Street is hoping to bring the corridor to life once again.
An industrial building once home to an iconic beer brand will meet the wrecking ball and get replaced with a six-story development in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood.
The city’s zoning board greenlit a plan that will bring an 11-unit project to a vacant parcel after previously rejecting a larger proposal.