Looking for a “School” Of New Jersey Urban Studies

Judging from the symposium hosted on the Princeton University campus May 1st, the question at hand—“Could there be a New Jersey school of urban studies?”—is both timely and still to be determined. Presentations covering a wide range of topics, from segregated school houses to oral histories of “queer” Newark, proved stimulating, if not always directly … Read more of Looking for a “School” Of New Jersey Urban Studies

In Rebuilding Camden’s Industry, Don’t Bury the Past

Clearly one of the most exciting aspects of the hugely generous tax credits that have been used to induce businesses to locate in Camden is the prospect of returning the city to its roots in manufacturing. Citing the 5000 new jobs he expects to generate,  Holtec CEO Kris Singh made the connection himself this week … Read more of In Rebuilding Camden’s Industry, Don’t Bury the Past