Newark Riverfront Revival Walking Tour App


Newark Riverfront Revival Walking Tour App

Newark, New Jersey 07105, United States

Created By: Code for Newark

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Langston Hughes - Rivers

The Negro Speaks of Rivers Langston Hughes, 1902 - 1967 I’ve known rivers: I’ve known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrate... Read more

Red Bull Area (in Harrison)

Across the river, opened in 2010 Red Bull Arena home of the New York Red Bulls for the Major League Soccer. December 2010 the stadium was named Project of the Year (Sports/Recreation) by Engineer News Record – New York. Additionally, the ... Read more
Riverbank Park

At 10.77 acres, it is the smallest Essex County park Franklin Murphy, who owned a varnish company, campaigned for open space for his workers The landscape firm of Frederick Law Olmsted began design in 1907 Many years to move the last homeow... Read more
Shifman Mattress Company

1893 Abraham and Samuel Shifman established bedding manufacturing company. 1918 moved to present location @ 1 Mott St, became 2nd largest bedding producer in NJ Known for producing mattresses for President Kennedy and Clinton, and even Obam... Read more
National Biscuit Company

Owned buildings mid block on Providence and Mott St, now known as Nabisco and a division of Kraft foods. Also known as Uneeda Biscuit brand, was the first company to sell crackers in a small box for individual consumers. Previously, cracker... Read more


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