Pavilion and Colonnade Apartments

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The Pavilion and Colonnade Apartments are three highrise apartment buildings in Newark, New Jersey. The 22-story towers were designed in the International Style by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and opened in 1960, originally known as Colonnade Park.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7]


Soon after completing Manhattan’s Seagram Building, Mies designed the three towers near Branch Brook Park, north of Downtown Newark. The Pavilion Apartments are located at 108-136 Martin Luther King Blvd. and the Colonnade Apartments at 25 Clifton Avenue in the overlapping neighborhoods known as Seventh Avenue and Lower Broadway, Newark. Privately owned, the buildings were intended to bring middle-income families to the area of the Christopher Columbus Homes—a cluster of low-income apartment buildings, or projects, which were eventually demolished.[8][9]

The Pavilon Apartments were sold in April 2018.[10]

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  1. ^ Schulze, Franz; Windhorst, Edward (2012), Mies van der Rohe: A Critical Biography, New and Revised Edition, University of Chicago Press, ISBN 9780226756028 
  2. ^ Bernstein, Fred (March 14, 2006). "Second Look: Pavilion and Colonnade Apartments by Mies van der Rohe, 1960". Arch News Now. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  3. ^ "Pacvilion Apartments Nouth". Emporis. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  4. ^ "Pavilion Apartments South". Emporis. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  5. ^ "Colonnade Park Apartments". Emporis. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  6. ^ Bernstein, Fred A. (May 6, 2007). "An Artist/Architect's Trophy Address: A Glass Box by Mies". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  7. ^ "High Street/MLK Boulevard: Part II". Newark History.com. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  8. ^ "Glass and Aluminum Structure Designed by Mies van der Rohe; House in Newark Is Ultra-Modern". The New York Times. September 18, 1960. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  9. ^ Levy, Clifford J. (Mar 7, 1994). "4 High-Rises Torn Down by Newark". The New York Times. Retrieved 2013-10-31. 
  10. ^ http://www.nj.com/sponsor-content/?scid=130655&prx_t=LZoDAsEQfAks0LA

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