Newark Symphony Hall Establishes Black-Led Investment Committee

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The 95-year-old venue forms seven-member, volunteer-based body with Black executives from Goldman Sachs, Facebook, and AllianceBernstein.

Newark Could Sell City Property to Make Way for 67-Unit Project

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Three properties owned by the City of Newark in the West Ward could be sold for $140,400 to a developer so that a mixed-use project can be constructed.

16-Unit Building Proposed for Recently Sold Property in Newark’s Ironbound Section

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A property on Delancy Street in the East Ward of Newark is under new ownership and a development with more than a dozen units could be constructed.

New Podcast Tells the Story Behind Buildings, Starting With Some of NJ’s Most Notable

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The American Building podcast series debuts this Tuesday with guest Matthias Hollwich, the architect behind Jersey City’s new Journal Squared tower. Next week will feature Samer Hanini, founder of Hanini Group, followed by Jon Pickard and Martin Ditto.

Beloved Newark Chorus Finds New Home in Historic Schoolhouse

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The oldest-standing public school in Newark is getting a long-awaited restoration and will continue its legacy educating young people of color.

Newark Developer Proposes Demolishing Downtown Buildings, Constructing 192-Unit Project

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The Newark Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission is expected to hear a plan associated with Paramount Assets that calls for bringing a major mixed-use development near Prudential’s headquarters.

Board to Hear Application for 15-Unit Building Along South Orange Avenue in Newark

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A developer recently bought 503 South Orange Avenue in Newark and was recently approved to buy neighboring 505 South Orange Avenue. Now, the company is seeking to construct a four-story mixed-use building on the premises.

Newark Plans to Sell Weequahic Property for $46K to Make Way for 32-Unit Project

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The Newark Municipal Council adopted a resolution that will allow for the sale of a corner property near Newark Beth Israel Medical Center in the South Ward to a local developer.

‘Jack the Ripper’ Scare in Newark Remains Mystery a Century Later

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Jack the Ripper, the infamous 19th-century serial killer, was in the news last month when someone claimed to know his identity. What many don’t know is that Newark had its own “Jack the Ripper” scare a century ago.

Plans Resurface for 72-Unit Project Opposite Newark’s Murphy Varnish Lofts

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Jersey Digs first reported in 2017 that a project called Vesey Street Commons was in the works for the Ironbound neighborhood of Newark. Now, months after we reported that the property had been sold, a 72-unit development proposal for the site could receive a tax abatement.