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How Art Can Be a Tool for Civic Revitalization
Join Next City for our webinar with guest presenters Rebecca Pauline Jampol and fayemi shakur, for, “How Art Can Be a Tool For Civic Revitalization” on Wednesday, April 22 at 1 p.m. Eastern time.
The Four Corners Historic District sits at the intersection of Broad and Market streets in Newark, New Jersey. As the first settlement in the city, Four Corners quickly cemented itself as Newark’s business hub. The area is home to dozens of retail spaces and office buildings. Notable landmarks in the area include the Government Center and Newark Symphony Hall
Unfortunately, not all areas surrounding Four Corners are as inviting as that thriving intersection. The Four Corners Art Project was born of a desire to revitalize the blighted, less trafficked corridors, in the hope of creating equitable opportunities and programs for artists and the surrounding communities.
In 2019, Four Corners Public Arts was initiated through a public/private partnership formed to support public artsView more