Newark Public Library has released preliminary renderings of its new Philip Roth Reading Room, which will house the Pulitzer Prize laureate’s personal book collection. Designed by Ann Beha Architects, the dedicated reading room will feature study and conservation areas, expanded seating, and spaces for small groups.
The next URBY-branded development to debut in New Jersey will soon break ground in Downtown Newark. Led by developer L+M Partners, Newark URBY will eventually comprise 250 market-rate residences ranging from studios up to three-bedroom apartments and 4,000 square feet of ground-floor retail.
Newark city officials have revealed plans for the next phase of redevelopment that will surround the New Jersey Performing Arts Center and aim to transform the city’s entire downtown area. The initiative is formally known as the New Jersey Performing Arts Center Waterfront Masterplan and calls for the creation of a mixed-use urban center and rejuvenation of the blighted Passaic Riverfront.
New Jersey-based Minno & Wasko Architects and Planners has released a rendering for the recently approved 61-story mixed-use tower at 900 Broad Street in Newark. The high-rise will have 552 residential units, three levels of amenities, and a sky lounge.
L+M Development Partners and Prudential Financial have teamed up to complete a sweeping renovation of Zion Towers, an affordable housing block in Newark, New Jersey. In a recent announcement, the two firms also revealed a successfully brokered deal with the New Jersey Department of Community Affairs to extend the property’s Section 8 contract for an additional 11 years to facilitate necessary financing to begin capital improvements within.