For decades, Newarkers have been trying to reclaim the river that pollution stole from them and make it public space. After years of planning, work finally began, then suddenly stopped.
Officials will be holding an "open house" to discuss additional renovations on October 18 following a groundbreaking ceremony celebrating an initial 240-acre expansion.
Mayor Steve Fulop and local community groups recently cut the ribbon on the new and improved Gateway Park in Jersey City.
Hoboken has presented three initial concepts for a future greenspace and has launched a survey to find out what residents would like to see at the waterfront property.
Jersey City is looking to partner with a firm to draw up a plan for Bergen Arches, a publicly accessible greenway trail and transit right-of-way along an underground series of tunnels.
ResilienCity Park is a modern green space featuring fields, playgrounds, and more that is now officially open and aims to alleviate flooding issues in one of Hoboken’s lowest-lying neighborhoods.
Jersey City is slated to vote on an ordinance that will allow them to purchase or condemn a vacant century-old building with the intent of converting the property into open space.
Work to clean up and open over 240 acres of Liberty State Park’s interior will begin later this year - learn more about the revamped plans here.
Almost three full blocks are being transformed into the largest green space in Hoboken featuring a great lawn, central fountain, sports fields, and more.
Several dignitaries including Queen Latifah were on hand to unveil the new Harriett Tubman monument in Newark, which celebrates the city's role in the Underground Railroad.