WHOSE CITY IS IT? A Newark Forum on Historic Preservation

A Newark Forum on Historic Preservation

Friday, April 29, 2016
15 Washington Street, Newark, NJ

Come to historic 15 Washington Street in Newark on April 29, 2016, for a daylong exploration of historic and neighborhood preservation. We will gather to honor our local story and to help develop an action plan for preservation in Newark. Local experts will discuss how Newark’s social life and history is manifest in its built environment, while nationally known speakers will place the city in broad context. The discussion will encompass multiple forms of preservation and the legal and financial frameworks that enable preservation efforts.

Speakers include:

Larry Curtis, president and managing partner, Winn Development

Melissa Jest, Historic Properties Redevelopment Program, National Trust for Historic Preservation

Rick Lowe, artist and community activist, Project Row Houses

8:30 Registration

9:00 Opening Plenary speakers

12:30 Keynote Lunch

Reception to follow

- Free and open to the public -

For more information:  www.facebook.com/whosecityisit

WHOSE CITY IS IT? is presented by the Clement A. Price Institute on Ethnicity, Culture, and the Modern Experience at Rutgers University-Newark in partnership with New Jersey Institute of Technology.

This conference was made possible by a grant from the New Jersey Council for the Humanities, a state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this conference do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities or the New Jersey Council for the Humanities.

The Forum is also supported by: the Hanini Group, LLC; McCarter & English; and The Collaboratory at Rutgers University-Newark.