Newark and New York

Only 10 miles separate New York City and Newark, New Jersey, but the two can seem worlds apart. Damon Rich, who moved from New York in 2008 to lead Newark's planning office, speaks about how his work there has shaped his perception of both cities.
October 27, 2015, 11am PDT | satellitemag
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Once a prosperous manufacturing center, in the 20th century Newark was hit hard by the afflictions that devastated cities across the nation, from white flight to corruption and decaying infrastructure. In an in-depth interview, Damon Rich, who served as the city's first Chief Urban Designer, offers his views on Newark's past and present and discusses its complex relationship with its giant neighbor to the east.

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Published on Monday, October 26, 2015 in Satellite Magazine
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