Prudential Apartments (Photo- Nathaniel Rubel)

A view from the sidewalk of the Prudential Apartments in Newark. Many of the city's middle-to-upper-class African American residents, including politicians, musicians, and athletes, lived here. -- Credit: WPA Photographs, New Jersey State Archives

A view from the sidewalk of the Prudential Apartments in Newark. Many of the city’s middle-to-upper-class African American residents, including politicians, musicians, and athletes, lived here. — Credit: WPA Photographs, New Jersey State Archives