Before and After: Watch the transformation of these Downtown Newark places
What could it really be like to live downtown Newark? Find out for yourself at the FREE Downtown Newark Living Tour on May 20th from 10 – 4 p.m. Reserve your spot on Eventbrite to see the most exciting residential developments and experience food & culture in the neighborhood firsthand.
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How have blocks, buildings, business and public spaces transformed over the past few years in Downtown Newark? Slide each image back-and-forth to see for yourself.
Burger Walla & Cut Creators
These Halsey Street neighbors–one a unisex salon and the other a lauded burger joint, are part of a crop of new places that have come to the north end of Halsey Street in recent years. While there are more net new places on Halsey, locals also miss favorites like Coffee Cave and Art Kitchen.
The east side of Market Street has gained Novelty Burger, Mercato Tomato Pie, Krauszer’s, Chipotle and Redds Biergarten in recent years.
Off The Hanger boutique just celebrated its first year bringing fashion and home decor to the Halsey Street district.
Hahne & Company
Whole Foods Market opened in a renovated Hahne’s building on March 1st of this year. In the photo above, captured in November 2016, both Whole Foods and the Hahne’s building itself were well on their way to completion.
Broad and New Streets
This block was once home to the long-vacant S. Klein building. It is now the location of a Blaze Pizza, Starbucks, Nike Store (out of frame) and, as of earlier this year, Wok 2 Walk.
One block south, the new Prudential Tower now stands.
From Park Place, a view of Military Park before and after its $3 million renovation, which was completed in 2014.
Hotel Indigo debuted at the corner of Broad Street and Edison Place, also in 2014. The boutique hotel features Alva Tavern on the ground floor and Skylab, a rooftop bar with views of Newark and Manhattan.
The mixed-use Teacher’s Village development is making over the southern end of Halsey Street. It features residences, retail, and a charter school.
This corner breakfast and lunch spot is located directly across the street from soon-to-come Rutgers University honors housing and ground-level retail.
Panasonic added another gleaming glass tower to the intersection of Raymond Boulevard and McCarter Highway (Route 21) when it opened its new North American headquarters in Newark in 2013.
Choose your own adventure during the free Downtown Newark Living Tour, which is offering tours of a dozen residential buildings, free entry at seven museums and art spaces, seven free events and performances throughout the neighborhood, two special shopping opportunities, and discounts and specials at five local bars and restaurants. See the full list of participating venues at downtownnewark.com/living.
Reserve your spot now for the FREE Downtown Newark Living Tour, presented by Newark Downtown District, which will take place on May 20th from 10 a.m to 4 p.m.
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Ralphie Roman has lived and worked downtown Newark for the past 10 years. Here are the places and spaces he has grown to love. Sign up for the free May 20th Downtown Newark Living Tour (registration required) at brickc.it/downtown2017.