Thursday, October 6, 2016

Could An Abandoned Newark Mansion See New Use?

Newark, New Jersey: 
For nearly 130 years, the Krueger-Scott Mansion has towered over the corner of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard and Court Street in Newark's Central Ward. However, in recent years, the historic property has sat abandoned. Now, it appears that new use may be coming to the building. 

A statement issued today regarding the new 'Newark Walks' walking trail in Downtown Newark states that one of the trail's 83 points of interest is "the most elaborate mansion ever built in Newark", and that the city-owned mansion is the "future home of the state’s first micro-manufacturing facility". 

"Additional details will be released later this year", Cheryl McCants of Impact Consulting told Essex County Place. "That is all we are able to share at this point", she added. 

The Newark City Council, the Newark Zoning Board of Adjustment, and the Newark Central Planning Board have not heard any applications regarding the mansion this year. 

'Newark Walks' will be unveiled tomorrow, and there will be a variety of activities at Military Park beginning at 12:00pm to celebrate.

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