Approval for a Harriet Tubman monument planned in Newark was first denied, but now a New Jersey commissioner has overruled the state panel of preservationists.
Tona Construction has begun work on a modern 15-story development set to rise in the University Heights neighborhood of Newark.
Bare walls of granite, concrete, and opaque glass shout “nothing to see”. These buildings insult our city’s inhabitants but are a comfort to commuters. They are fortresses to suburbia’s denial that the route of their wealth was built on sidewalks that are now lifeless.
Launched by an Army veteran three years ago, Uncle Willie’s Wings is bringing both their first bar and another restaurant to Newark.
A historic district in Newark will soon be home to a five-story condominium project.
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.