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Government Center (Newark)
GOVERNMENT CENTER is a district within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey
New Jersey
, United States. It is considered a part of Downtown Newark and is named for the presence of government buildings centered on a plaza known as FEDERAL SQUARE. The district is just south of Four Corners on the east side of Broad Street and the Prudential Center and north of Newark Symphony Hall and The Coast neighborhood. To the west near Mulberry Street is the area that at one time was Newark\'s Chinatown , and host to restaurants serving the district and the sports center. The surrounding area includes mid-rise government buildings and at-grade parking lots
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South Broad Valley
SOUTH BROAD VALLEY is an unincorporated community and neighborhood within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It borders South Ironbound , Dayton , Lower Clinton Hill , Springfield/Belmont and The Coast . It is bounded by The McCarter Highway , Peddie St, Irvine Turner Blvd, Avon Ave, Clinton Ave, Lincoln Pl, Pennsylvania Ave and South St. The area is a residential neighborhood with Elizabeth Ave, Frelinghuysen Ave and Broad St running through it (all north-south roads). The neighborhood is home to the locally well-known Malcolm X Shabazz High School and two small parks: Milford and one on Gillett Place
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Weequahic, Newark, New Jersey
WEEQUAHIC (pronounced wee-KWOY-ik, though many locals say WEEK-wake) is an unincorporated community and neighborhood within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. Part of the South Ward, it is separated from Clinton Hill by Hawthorne Avenue on the north, and bordered by the city of Irvington on the west, Newark Liberty International Airport and Dayton on the east, and Hillside Township and the city of Elizabeth on the south. The name "Weequahic" is Lenni-Lenape for "head of the cove". The area was farmland until the late nineteenth century when it was developed into a middle-class, non-industrial neighborhood of detached single-family homes oriented around Weequahic Park . Later many multi-unit homes were built to the west, and later still a few residential modernist highrises were built. Weequahic was largely a middle class Jewish neighborhood until the late 1960s, home to many synagogues , yeshivas , and Jewish restaurants
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Central Ward, Newark, New Jersey
CENTRAL WARD is the heart of Newark . It was initially populated by Connecticut Puritans , became for a time primarily Jewish , and is currently primarily African-American . It is bordered roughly by Avon Avenue on the south (south ward), South Orange Avenue on the north (north ward), Ironbound (also known as the east ward) on the east, the west ward and the city of Irvington on the west. It includes Downtown , University Heights , Clinton Hill (Upper Clinton Hill), Springfield/Belmont , and an unnamed residential area to the north of Avon Avenue, the south of South Orange Avenue, the east of Irvington , and the west of Bergen Street
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Government Center, Newark, New Jersey
GOVERNMENT CENTER is a district within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It is considered a part of Downtown Newark and is named for the presence of government buildings centered on a plaza known as FEDERAL SQUARE. The district is just south of Four Corners on the east side of Broad Street and the Prudential Center and north of Newark Symphony Hall and The Coast neighborhood. To the west near Mulberry Street is the area that at one time was Newark\'s Chinatown , and host to restaurants serving the district and the sports center. The surrounding area includes mid-rise government buildings and at-grade parking lots. CONTENTS * 1 Government buildings * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS Justice in front of MLK Courthouse US Post Office and Courthouse (1934) following design of George Oakley Totten, Jr. PETER W. RODINO, JR
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Port Newark
PORT NEWARK–ELIZABETH MARINE TERMINAL, a major component of the Port of New York and New Jersey
Port of New York and New Jersey
, is the principal container ship facility for goods entering and leaving New York metropolitan area
New York metropolitan area
and the northeastern quadrant of North America
North America
. Located on Newark Bay , the facility is run by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey
. Its two components—Port Newark and the Elizabeth Marine Terminal (sometimes called "Port Newark" and "Port Elizabeth")—sit side by side within the cities of Newark and Elizabeth , New Jersey
New Jersey
, just east of the New Jersey
New Jersey
Turnpike and Newark Airport
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Dayton, Newark, New Jersey
DAYTON is a neighborhood within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It is part of the city's south ward and was named after Jonathan Dayton . The area is bounded on the north by Peddie Street (Thomas Baldwin Peddie ), on the east by Newark Liberty International Airport , on the south by Elizabeth and on the west by Elizabeth Avenue. The main road through the neighborhood is Frelinghuysen Avenue , but it is surrounded by U.S. Route 1/9 , Interstate 78 and U.S. Route 22 . The neighborhood of Dayton encompasses all of Weequahic Park , the second largest Park in Newark. The park includes an 80-acre (320,000 m2) lake (the largest in Essex County), a golf course and an old racetrack now used for jogging. The park has gospel and jazz concerts at night. The park is bisected by US 22 and the larger, southern section of the park (including Weequahic Lake) is easily accessible to Dayton
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Seventh Avenue, Newark, New Jersey
SEVENTH AVENUE, formerly known as THE FIRST WARD, is an unincorporated community and neighborhood within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It is part of the North Ward, and was famously the heart of the city's large Little Italy . In its heyday, Seventh Avenue had a population of 30,000, including 11,000 children, in an area of less than a square mile. The center of life in the neighborhood was St. Lucy\'s Church , founded by Italian immigrants in 1891. Throughout the year, St. Lucy's and other churches sponsored processions in honor of saints that became community events. The most famous procession was the Feast of St. Gerard , but there were also great feasts for Our Lady of Mt. Carmel, Our Lady of Snow, the Assumption, and St. Rocco
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Woodside, New Jersey
WOODSIDE was a township that existed in Essex County , New Jersey , United States , from 1869 to 1871. Woodside was incorporated as a township by an Act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 24, 1869, from portions of Belleville Township . On April 5, 1871, almost two weeks after its second anniversary, the township was dissolved, and its territory was absorbed by Belleville and Newark . REFERENCES * ^ A B "The Story of New Jersey's Civil Boundaries: 1606-1968", John P. Snyder, Bureau of Geology and Topography; Trenton, New Jersey; 1969. p
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Clinton Hill, Newark, New Jersey
CLINTON HILL is an neighborhood within the south-central portion of the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It is centered at Clinton Avenue, and bounded roughly by Elizabeth Avenue in the east, Hawthorne Avenue in the south, Avon Avenue in the north, and Irvington in the west. Upper Clinton Hill is predominantly residential, with many of the homes also being the offices of professionals. Most retail activity along Clinton and Hawthorne Avenues is in the form of neighborhood-oriented convenience-type stores. Residents can patronize a shopping center on Chancellor Avenue near the Irvington border. Nearest to the commercial streets, the housing is largely two- and three-family conversions, while the interior streets include many large, well-maintained single-family houses. To the south, near I-78, are several vacant and abandoned properties. There is some light industry in the southeastern part of the neighborhood
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Lincoln Park, Newark
LINCOLN PARK is a city square neighborhood in city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It is bounded by the Springfield/Belmont , South Broad Valley, South Ironbound and Downtown neighborhoods. It is bounded by Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. (High Street) to the west, West Kinney St. to the north, the McCarter Highway to the east and South St., Pennsylvania Avenue, Lincoln Park and Clinton Avenue to the south. Part of the neighborhood is a historic district listed on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and the National Register of Historic Places . Lincoln Park as a street turns into Clinton Avenue toward the south edge of the park. Lincoln Park itself was one of three original colonial era commons and for a long time the heart of a fashionable residential district, the others being Washington Park and Military Park . In the early 20th century, the Lincoln Park area was a neighborhood of nightclubs known as "The Coast"
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Springfield/Belmont, Newark, New Jersey
SPRINGFIELD/BELMONT is a neighborhood in the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. Part of the Central Ward, it is unofficially bounded by South Orange Avenue in the north, Avon Avenue in the south, Martin Luther King Boulevards and University Avenues on the east, and Bergen Street in the west. At one point, this was the "shtetl " of Eastern European Jews . The Jews of Newark were distinct from the Jews of New York City in that most worked as peddlers, grocers, tailors, mechanics, technicians, artisans, jewelers, and repairmen, as opposed to factory workers. Gradually, the Jews of Newark grew in affluence, and many moved south to Weequahic and Hillside, though lower middle-class Jews were to be found in the neighborhood as late as the 1950s. From the 1940s on, many African Americans from Virginia and the Carolinas moved here, attracted by the World War II boom for such local corporations as Westinghouse
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Vailsburg, Newark
VAILSBURG is an unincorporated community and neighborhood within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. Part of the West Ward, its elevation is 280 ft. As of 2000 , Vailsburg had a population of 34,348. The Vailsburg section of Newark is on a hill which closely aligns with the suburban and park areas outside it. Vailsburg includes the two smaller neighborhoods of upper Vailsburg and lower Vailsburg, both of which have Sanford Avenue as a focal point. Upper Vailsburg is closer to Maplewood and South Orange . CONTENTS * 1 History * 2 Today * 3 Demographics * 4 Education * 4.1 Primary schools * 4.1.1 Public schools * 4.2 Public libraries * 5 Parks * 6 Local landmarks * 7 References * 8 External links HISTORYVailsburg had existed as an independent municipality, and was incorporated as a borough by an act of the New Jersey Legislature on March 28, 1894, from portions of South Orange Township
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West Side, Newark, New Jersey
The WEST SIDE is an unincorporated community and neighborhood within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It is bounded on the east by Bergen Street, on the south by Rose Terrace and Avon Avenue, on the west by Irvington and on the north by South Orange Avenue. The main roads running through the neighborhood are Bergen Street, South Orange Avenue and Springfield Avenue . The mostly residential neighborhood is home to Woodland Cemetery and West Side Park. West Side Highschool and Chad Science Academy (closed down in 2005) (7-12) are also in this neighborhood. The area between 14th Street, 17th Avenue, 12th Avenue and Avon Avenue, once called Wolf's Harbor, is now the area around West Side Park. The area of Wolf's Harbor was once a large marsh that was home to several wolves. The area was renamed Magnolia Swamp after the tree when the wolves disappeared from the swamp
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Special
SPECIAL or SPECIALS may refer to: CONTENTS * 1 Music * 2 Film and television * 3 Other uses * 4 See also MUSIC * Special (album) , a 1992 album by Vesta Williams * "Special" (Garbage song) , 1998 * "Special" (Mew song) , 2005 * "Special" (Stephen Lynch song) , 2000 * The Specials
The Specials
, a British band * "Special", a song by Violent Femmes on The Blind Leading the Naked * "Special", a song on
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Government Center, Newark
GOVERNMENT CENTER is a district within the city of Newark in Essex County , New Jersey , United States. It is considered a part of Downtown Newark and is named for the presence of government buildings centered on a plaza known as FEDERAL SQUARE. The district is just south of Four Corners on the east side of Broad Street and the Prudential Center and north of Newark Symphony Hall and The Coast neighborhood. To the west near Mulberry Street is the area that at one time was Newark\'s Chinatown , and host to restaurants serving the district and the sports center. The surrounding area includes mid-rise government buildings and at-grade parking lots. CONTENTS * 1 Government buildings * 2 See also * 3 References * 4 External links GOVERNMENT BUILDINGS Justice in front of MLK Courthouse US Post Office and Courthouse (1934) following design of George Oakley Totten, Jr. PETER W. RODINO, JR
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