Star Ledger: Public housing: Case closed
A brief history of the litigation behind the destruction of the public housing projects in Newark. Having been to Berlin, I couldn’t pass on blogging this quote.
“In 1998 the Central Ward looked like Berlin after the war,” said Maryann Russ of Abt Associates. The firm was hired by Debevoise in 1998 to monitor the housing authority. “There was a lot of vacant land and that was the most positive thing you could say.”