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Teachers Village in the Center of It All


Downtown Newark boasts a robust cultural, entertainment and educational infrastructure, including such institutions as the New Jersey Performing Arts Center, Newark School for the Arts, the Newark Boys Choir, Symphony Hall, the NJ Symphony, WBGO Jazz radio, the NJ Historical Society, Newark Museum, and the newly built Prudential Center Arena.


Newark’s educational assets include five universities: Rutgers, UMDNJ, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Essex County College, Seton Hall Law School and Berkeley College. All these institutions are within walking distance of Teachers Village. In addition, Teachers Village is located within the boundaries of a special improvement district operated by the Newark Downtown District (NDD). The NDD’s services include improving and maintaining streetscape amenities and horticultural plantings, a “clean and green” program, installation and maintenance of a pedestrian wayfinding signage system, security services, an ambassadors program and hosting of a variety of programs and events such as a seasonal farmers market in Military Park, a downtown walkers club and Beaver Street café with lunchtime karaoke performances.


Access to open space for residents of Teachers Village includes proximity to three city parks: Lincoln, Military and Washington Parks. The 360-acre historic Branch Brook Park, designed by the firm of Frederick Law Olmsted, is home to the annual Cherry Blossom

Teachers Village Shuttle

The Teachers Village Shuttle

Connecting Residents to all of Newark

The Shuttle assists with grocery shopping trips, provides educators with transportation to any Newark School, goes to Newark Penn Station and Newark Broad Street Station. The shuttle also goes to Newark Airport at non-peak times.  

Current Schedule

  • Monday through Friday:  6:30am to 9am
  • Monday through Friday:  4pm to 8:30pm
  • Saturday: 1pm to 6pm.  


Transit Network

Newark is known for its efficient public transportation. Teachers Village is located within a 10 min walking radius from Newark Penn Station and within a 5 min walking radius from the Washington Street light rail station that connects to Penn Station, Broad Street Station, Branch Brook Park and points west to Bloomfield, NJ. Penn Station is the hub for NJTRANSIT and AMTRAK trains traveling along the Northeast Corridor as well as PATH train service to Hoboken and Manhattan. Teachers Village is also proximate to an extensive local and regional bus system, accessed along Broad and Market Streets. The bus rapid transit “Go Bus” system provides fast access to Newark Liberty International Airport, which is located just 3 miles or 10 minutes from Teachers Village. An express train to the Airport, connecting to the airport light rail system, is also available from Penn Station.

Broad Street Station is located less than a mile north, offering NJ TRANSIT service to Manhattan, Hoboken and into Morris and Essex
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Counties. Teachers Village’s proximity to mass transit facilitates access to both regional and local commuting facilities that are second to none, thus reducing dependency on cars. The project’s proposed “Teachers Trolley” shuttle to Penn Station and Broad Street Station will provide a safe convenient, reliable transit option for residents within the Village.

Shop and Play At the Village

Closet Savvy Consignment

Located at: 37 Maiden Lane
Hours: 11am – 7pm Monday – Saturday
Contact: (973) 844-6100

Based in trendy New Jersey, Closet Savvy Consignment offers a very special and unique shopping and consignment service, where, 24hrs a day, fashionistas can leisurely browse an uncluttered, carefully edited selection of barely worn, coveted designer collection pieces at non-threatening prices.

Bella Nail Lounge

Located at: 41 Maiden Lane
Hours: 11am – 7pm Monday – Saturday
Contact: 973-98-BELLA (23552)

Our mission is simple: Deliver amazing nail care and beauty services in a relaxed lounge like environment with a local community bar kind of feel with hospital grade sterilization and five star concierge customer service.

Sip our complementary beverages including espresso, cappuccino, coffee, wine, juice, tea or water as well as one of our signature specialty drinks su

Eat At the Village


Located at: 230 Halsey Street

Krauszer’s Food & Store Deli offers hot and cold food as well as beverages and other goodies. On the go and need to grab a quick bite…not enough time to pick up that bottle of milk…then visit Krauszer’s.

Tonnies Minis

Located at: 230 Halsey Street
Hours: 7am to 7pm – 7 days a week

Tonnie’s Minis was officially established in 2006 with a storefront for his celebrated cakes and cupcakes. From celebrities, corporate executives, to neighborhood locals, Tonnie’s Minis quickly became a top destination for cupcakes. Are you having an event or just a little get together then place an order today!