Construction is starting to wrap up at One Theater Square, the 22-story mixed-use building at 2 Center Street in Downtown Newark. Last week, Jersey Digs got a look inside the high-rise, which will include 245 units, conference rooms, a business center, a substation for the Newark Police Department (NPD) along Park Place, and 13,111 square feet of first-floor retail space near the corner of Mulberry Street. There is also a private garage with 285 parking spaces on the premises, which are situated opposite the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and across Park Place from Military Park.
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A major grant has enabled the New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark to plan a large-scale expansion to house educational and community programs.
The donation is the largest individual gift the center has ever received, Mr. Schreiber said. It will make possible a major upgrade, in the form of a 35,000-to-45,000-square-foot space, to be named the Cooperman Family Education and Community Center. The hope, Mr. Schreiber said, is to break ground on the building sometime between July 2020 and June 2021.
Former NJEDA Leader Will Oversee NJPAC Real Estate Development Efforts
Lizura, a 22-year veteran of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, recently finished his career at the Authority as its President and COO. His hiring by NJPAC signals the central role real estate development will play at the Arts Center in the coming decade.
Virtuoso violinist to lead top-line faculty of jazz artists and educators.
Acclaimed jazz violinist Regina Carter will serve as Artistic Drector of this summer’s All-Female Jazz Residency, the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) announced today. Carter succeeds the late jazz pianist and composer Geri Allen, the residency’s founding Artistic Director.
Dranoff Properties, Inc. commenced leasing at One Theater Square (2 Center Street), Newark’s much-anticipated 22-story glass and brick skyscraper directly across from New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and Military Park. Three-onsite designer decorated model apartments and the handsomely appointed lobby are available to view daily. New residents will move in starting July 16, 2018.
Vocalists are invited to submit applications online at sarahvaughancompetition.com
For the seventh consecutive year, singers from around the world will gather online to compete in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition (aka the "SASSY" Awards) -- a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah "Sassy" Vaughan, more than 75 years ago.
NJPAC and Goya Foods, Inc. announces partnership to enhance Latin cultural events and arts learning in Newark and beyond
Goya Foods becomes NJPAC’s Official Sponsor of Latin Programming and Education.
Now’s your chance to be among the first in line to see all your favorite performers in every art you love – dance, jazz, poetry, comedy and many more. A diverse choice of over 150 attractions for the new season, and plenty still to come, is bound to include an experience you won’t want to miss, whether it’s Bollywood or ballet, hip-hop or K-pop.