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About Newark

277,727 in city
22,103,232 in metro
61 km² (24 mi²)
9.14411119239 m
Although part of the New York City metro area, Newark - the largest city in New Jersey - is a major city in its own right. It has a distinctive skyline, and one of the United States' major hub airports. Newark was founded in 1666 (making it older than Saint Petersburg, Russia!) by 30 Puritan families from Connecticut seeking religious freedom. In the early 19th Century, Newark's growth was helped by the inventions of Seth Boyden, which included patent leather and an improved cast iron. The coming of the Morris Canal in 1831 and the railroad in 1834 also accelerated industrial development and growth. Newark's economy today depends on several industries as well as the shipping and transportaion activities of Port Newark and Newark International Airport. Newark is also a major insurance center, home to Prudential and other major insurance companies.

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No. of Buildings

No. Current status
391 All Buildings
279
existing
2
under construction
10
planned
11
unbuilt
89
demolished

Tallest Buildings

# Building Height Year
1 National Newark Building 465 ft 1931
2 Eleven80 448 ft 1930
3 Prudential Plaza Building 374 ft 1960
4 80 Park Plaza 360 ft 1980
5 One Gateway Center 359 ft 1971