Can the Rebirth of a Negro League Stadium Revive a Distressed City? (The New York Times, 10/11/2019)
Hinchliffe, vacant since 1997, is one of the few stadiums from the Negro leagues still standing. An architectural gem and a symbol of perseverance amid racial injustice, it became a casualty of this economically distressed city’s more pressing needs. After multiple failed attempts to fund its revival, a ninth-inning save seemed unlikely.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau QuickFacts
- 10.3% - Paterson
- 38.1% - New Jersey
- 30.9% - U.S.
Percentage of population 65 and older:
- 10.6% - Paterson
- 16.1% - New Jersey
- 16.0% - U.S.
% of population living in poverty:
- 29.0% - Paterson
- 9.5% - New Jersey
- 11.8% - U.S.