MLK Boulevard Gets the Makeover It Deserves

This week, new developments on along the vast stretch of MLK took place. Part of that change is the NJIT Campus Gateway MLK Project which will include 99 market rate studio, one and two bedroom apartments, 1,300 square feet of retail space and 100 parking spaces for tenants and patrons. 

Mayor Ras Baraka and other City officials met for a groundbreaking ceremony at 240 Dr. Martin Luther King Blvd. The project is expected to be completed by 2020. 

“It’s an example of a university town expanding,” said Baraka. “You see and know Newark is a college town.”

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