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MakeInspires Opens First Makerspace in Upper East Side 

MakeInspires, a provider of STEAM classes and programs for K-12 students and adults, has opened its first New York City Makerspace on the Upper East Side, reported by New York Business Journal

Located at 1642 York Ave, MakeInspires NYC is in a 3,000-square-foot, bi-level space that features five classrooms named after female icons in the STEM area; an interactive 16-foot LED wall; and a retail area that sells items designed and made in the Makerspace. 

MakeInspires NYC offers more than 20 after-school programs and courses ranging from filmmaking and coding to 3D printing and woodworking. In addition, MakeInspires NYC offers workshops on days when kids are off from school. The space also will be available to rent out for birthday parties and corporate team-building events.  

KSR’s Joshua Berkun represented MakeInspires on the deal. 


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About Emily Fu

Emily Fu is Content Director of Connect Commercial Real Estate, where she covers the east coast markets, including New York, Boston & New England, and DC & Mid-Atlantic markets. She produces daily news stories as well as longer-form content, ranging from Q&As to thought-leadership pieces. She also writes feature stories for Connect Money. With previous stints at Reuters, Seeking Alpha, and Commercial Observer, Emily has covered the finance side of the commercial real estate industry, technology, media, telecom (TMT), and fashion. She attended the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism and currently resides in Manhattan.

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