NJTV News covers launch of “Climates of Inequality” exhibit. November 1, 2019



Ironbound Building Height Ordinance Stirs Up Gentrification Concerns

By REBECCA PANICO January 7, 2019 at 5:31 PM The MX-3 ordinance would affect several lots east of Penn Station in Newark’s Ironbound section.Credits: via City of Newark ordinance NEWARK, NJ –  A final vote draws nearer for a zoning ordinance that would allow for taller buildings in the Ironbound, but some community groups have raised a hot-button concern about

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“Gentrification at its worst”: Residents, advocacy groups fight to save Terrell Homes

By ELANA KNOPP Images from days gone by at Newark’s Terrell Homes show a well-maintained housing complex and a close-knit communityCredits: Elana Knopp   Terrell Homes residents Valerie Hall, Rita Fortenberry and Dorothy Brazell all say that the housing complex in Newark’s Ironbound Distric is the place they call homeCredits: Elana Knopp Terrell Homes in Newark’s East Ward, home to

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OPINION: As Newark changes, residents need to unite to protect their interests

There has been a flurry of news recently about Newark, from the NY Times to Bloomberg News – and most of it has been good, thank goodness. Newark’s great assets and some recent incredible projects, like the Hahne’s building, have often been featured in writings about Newark’s revitalization. And while an article may occasionally be rather fluffy, some have also

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