Newark Schools Stadium

Newark Public Schools
Project Type: New Build
Project Area: 10-Acres/5,600 Seat Stadium
Awards: 2011 Architectural Portfolio – AS&U; 2012 NJ Concrete & Aggregate Association Concrete Award; 2011 NCMA/ICPI Design Award

EI Associates was privileged to design the replacement for the landmark Newark Schools Stadium. The historic Stadium was the venue for countless high school and community sporting events for the City of Newark since 1925, including the 1928 National Women’s Olympic trials and served as the former venue for Olympian Jesse Owens. The new facility serves the athletic needs of the students at Barringer High School and features a multi-use, synthetic turf field to accommodate football, soccer, softball, and track. The new Stadium serves as a living link to the historical traditions of the Newark Schools and the revitalization of the City of Newark. The new stadium includes iconic arched columns replicating the original stadium design, seating for 5, 600 spectators, locker rooms and lavatories, stadium lighting, ample athletic and equipment storage, a concession area and a clock tower / ticket booth.