Forest Hill is a residential neighborhood in Newark, NJ that borders Belleville Park and Weequahic. The population of the Forest Hill consist largely African-Americans with a large Hispanic minority as well. Foresthill has some great schools like St Raymonds Academy which offers many programs for students to learn at their own pace.
It also houses many historically significant buildings such as Holy Trinity Church where Dr Martin Luther King Jr delivered his first sermon after returning from Boston University in 1955 & an 18th century stone mansion called Walnut Street House built by Richard Howell who was Lieutenant Governor of New Jersey (1776-97). One other historic building in this area is the old Eisler Glass Company Plant which dates back to 1905 when it began production on glass bottles for milk delivery.
This area of Newark has a great sense of community and pride in their neighborhood, which is celebrated with the annual Forest Hill Festival on Memorial Day Weekend annually.