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Feb 23, 2013

Modern Baxter Park Apartments in Newark Open Where Baxter Terrace Once Stood

Today, city officials heralded Baxter Park’s amenities and modern design during a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of the $21.7 million building on a site where a sprawling, dangerous public housing complex with a similar name once stood. “Once a place to avoid and one where few would choose to live, this area has now become an incubator of this city’s revitalization,” said Rep. Donald Payne Jr. (D-10th Dist.), a former Newark councilman. “This building will reinvigorate Newark’s people.”

Feb 22, 2013

Newark Celebrates Grand Opening of Baxter Park

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr. marked a major milestone in the revitalization of Newark’s Central Ward with the grand opening celebration of Baxter Park, a newly constructed, mixed-income housing community serving families with a variety of incomes, and one of the city’s “greenest buildings.”

Feb 22, 2013

Rep. Payne, Jr. Praises Opening of Baxter Park

Congressman Donald M. Payne, Jr., spoke at the grand opening of Baxter Park, a nearly $32 million, 90-unit mixed income rental property – once a place to avoid, now a beacon of hope for the Broad Street Station District. Congressman Payne, Jr. praised the work of the Newark Housing Authority for its vision and the dedication of Keith Kinard, NHA Executive Director, in making Baxter Park a reality, saying that Baxter Park is a leap forward in providing more quality, affordable housing for the people of Newark.

Feb 12, 2013

Congressman Donald Payne, Jr.’s Statement on President Obama's State of the Union Address

Tonight, President Obama outlined a vision to restore the American Dream for everyone who calls this country home