Joan Whitlow for NJ Voices: Newark’s past and future are at Symphony Hall
Joanie opines on possible solutions to revive the Lincoln Park area. Funny she didn’t talk to these people, who have been at it for at least a few years now.
The elements to help do that successfully exist in nearby Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park has been designated as the city’s “arts district,” which is legitimate if you count Symphony Hall and its neighbor, the Newark Boys Chorus and School, on Broad Street, The Newark School for the Arts on the south side of Lincoln Park and the City Without Walls Gallery on Crawford Street, behind the other side of Lincoln Park — let’s link ‘em all up for the kind of experience that can draw visitors.