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ABOUT OUR FOUNDERS
Makers Workspace was founded by long time friends Jacques Janson and John Henry. Their mission was to create safe, affordable studios spaces that fill the need for the East Bay's outstanding creative community.
Flash back 6 years to when Makers 1st opened in this Berkeleyside article (before we strapped on the tool belts and started cutting up 38,000lb of lumber to start building the the dream! To make a place where art can thrive).
John Henry and Jacques Janson opened a new artist-maker space in West Berkeley. Photo: Natalie Orenstein
THE GILMAN DISTRICT
Sips: Fieldwork Brewery, Gilman Brewing Company, Donkey and Goat Winery, Broc Cellars, Covenant Winery
Cafes: Blue Willow Tea Spot, Phils Coffee, Allegro Roasters (at WF's)
Bites: Funky Elephant Thai, Wholefoods, Farm Burger, Sanctuary Bistro, Picante, Llama Beans, Meal Ticket, Tokyo Fish Market
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