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The Newark Experience

City Department

Neighborhood and Recreational Services
"The mission of the to provide services that promote a clean, safe, and attractive environment and to ensure that diversified recreational and cultural activities are developed and implemented for all citizens of Newark to enjoy."

Essex County Parks

Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
"The Department is charged with overseeing the Essex County Park System, which...includes parkland in all of the County's 22 municipalities."

Essex County Park Profiles
Profile, history, and map of each park in the Essex County Park system.

Passaic River Waterfront

Newark Riverfront Revival
An initiative of the Newark Planning Office. Archive of news and activities back to 2008. In 2012 Newark’s first segment of riverfront park opened to the public with over twelve acres of athletic fields, playgrounds, and walking paths.

A Development Plan for the Newark Passaic Riverfront, Downtown Newark, New Jersey: Final Report.
Wallace, Roberts & Todd. Philadelphia, Pa., 1983. Available?

Joseph G. Minish Passaic River Waterfront Park and Historic Area, Newark, NJ
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (New York District) Fact Sheet.

Newark Waterfront: Visioning a Waterfront Place for Downtown Newark
Newark Waterfront Community Access Study (NWCAS). (2003)


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