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A Proposal for a Development Plan for an Urban Park/Business Complex on the Newark Passaic Riverfront to the City of Newark.
Wallace, Roberts & Todd. Philadelphia, Pa., 1982. Available?
Technical Memorandum No. 1: Alternative Development Concepts for the Newark Passaic Riverfront. Wallace, Roberts & Todd. Philadelphia, Pa., September 1982.
"An analysis of existing conditions and the generation and testing of alternative concepts for the long-range redevelopment of the site." Available online as part of the New Jersey Environmental Digital Library. Viewing requires the DjVu Browser Plug-in [free download].
A Development Plan for the Newark Passaic Riverfront, Downtown Newark, New Jersey: Final Report.
Wallace, Roberts & Todd. Philadelphia, Pa., 1983.
"This report is the result of a two phase study of approximately one mile of Passaic River frontage in Newark...The first phase of work consisted of an analysis of existing conditions in the general study area...and the generation and testing of alternative concepts for the long-range redevelopment of the northern two-thirds of the site, which is adjacent to Newark's Central Business District. The second phase focused on the central portion of the overall study area (the area between Penn Station and Saybrook Place) and proposed a more detailed plan for the long-range redevelopment of the riverfront area of downtown Newark." Available online as part of the New Jersey Environmental Digital Library. Available?
Joseph G. Minish Passaic River Waterfront Park and Historic Area, Newark, NJ
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (New York District) Fact Sheet. [As of February 2011]
Newark Waterfront Community Access Study
"The Newark Waterfront Community Access Study (NWCAS) is a Public Outreach Program being implemented by the New Jersey Department of Transportation to determine pedestrian access links from Downtown Newark to the Passaic Riverfront park across McCarter Highway (Route 21), which is currently being widened and realigned, from Raymond Boulevard to Bridge Street in Newark's central business district." (2003)
Newark Riverfront Park
"[The Trust for Public Land] is the lead partner in developing the first Newark Riverfront Park, a 7.1-acre riverfront park in the Ironbound neighborhood..." Site includes links to some newspaper articles on the project.