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Neighborhood and Recreational Services "The mission of the Department...is 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."
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.
Stephen M. Wiessner. Thesis (M.S.). Newark, New Jersey Institute of Technology, 2003.
"A study was conducted to determine the shifts in open space availability between 1950 and 2003 in four neighborhoods in the North Ward of Newark, New Jersey. Total open space in square feet and open spaces ten thousand square feet and less were quantified to determine the extent of usable open space for the creation of community gardens or vest pocket parks. The study identified large reductions of open space recently in the two least affluent study areas."
Cultural Landscape Report, Treatment, and Management Plan for Branch Brook Park, Newark, New Jersey:Volume 2. Prepared for the Branch Brook Park Alliance and the Essex County Department of Parks. November 2002.
Branch Brook Park.
Kathleen P. Galop and Catharine Longendyck. Charleston, S.C., Arcadia, 2007.
Part of the "Images of America" series. Available?
Cherry Blossom Land at Branch Brook Park: A Bamberger Fuld Legacy.