Located at 601 Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd., Newark Makerhoods is restoring the historic Krueger-Scott Mansion and building a new mixed-use development on the grounds where the stables and gardens once existed.
The Krueger-Scott Mansion will transform into office, event, and coworking space with a special focus on entrepreneurship. The office space, event spaces, and coworking memberships will be available to individuals, businesses, non-profits, and other organizations.
The new construction will include:
66 1, 2, and 3-bedroom apartment units, 36% will be affordable housing
10 roughly 650 sqft commercial spaces
A shared commercial kitchen
Demonstration kitchen and event space
Approximately 4,000 sqft courtyard
The project is planned to be complete in early 2021.
Interested in renting space at the Krueger-Scott Mansion? Let us know what you’re looking for.
The ultimate purpose of this project is to recruit 18 small business owners to live, work, and grow their business in a supportive community.
Newark Makerhoods will focus on two industry clusters: food and fashion.
8 Food & Beverage Makers (e.g. baked goods, caterers, condiments, soups, etc.)
8 Fashion & Beauty Makers (e.g. apparel, footwear, handbag, hats, jewelry, beauty, and other accessories)
2 Neighborhood Services Makers (e.g. coffee shop, laundry service, shipping & printing services, etc.)
Note: Number and makeup of Makers is subject to change.