Your Guide to Omaha's Millwork Commons

Millwork Commons is Omaha's newest up-and-coming neighborhood, situated between 50 acres at 13th and Nicholas Street. As it builds on the energy and momentum of Downtown Omaha, Millwork Commons is set to become one of the city’s most vibrant neighborhoods, blending the authenticity of the city’s industrial roots with the vitality of today’s innovators and creators.

The Ashton Building, skate park and basketball court on a sunny day in Millwork Commons

Between the Ashton and Mastercraft buildings in the Millwork Commons area, there are over 60 businesses and nonprofits in the area, as well as a skatepark and vibrant art scene. Here is a guide to some of the exciting places and events in the area:

HELLO APARTMENTS | @hello_apts

Hello Apartments, a patio with tables and chairs

HELLO Apartments is currently open for tours for apartments available for move-in! HELLO has a big personality and beautiful, bright spaces designed with art, sustainability, and function in mind. It's also located right in the heart of a blossoming area of the city, with several new businesses, events, and community gatherings to enjoy.

Learn more about HELLO Apartments

Archetype Coffee | @archetypecoffee

A citywide favorite, Archetype has three locations, all serving specialty coffee in modern, inviting spaces. The Millwork location is a wide open space great for large events and comfortable gatherings.

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Kros Strain Draft Works | @krosstraindraftworks

A hand holds up a glass of beer in front of a colorful bar at Kros Strain Draft Works

Kros Strain Draft Works is a downtown brewery for all your Kros Strain favorites. Grab a drink and hang out next time you are downtown! Kros Strain is always coming up with something new, so the beer list changes often. From the pale Hopstreaker, to IPA's, such as Southern Hopisphere, to the award-winning Helles Creek, there is a beer for everyone.

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Sweet Magnolias Bake Shop | @sweetmagnoliasbakeshop

A variety of baked goods are behind the glass on a blue counter

Sweet Magnolias Bake Shop is an Omaha staple! The boutique bakery first opened in the Joslyn Castle neighborhood by owner Katina Talley, and it quickly became a go-to spot for daily confections and specialty cakes. Now expanding to Millwork, the Sweet Mags kitchen aims to strike the perfect balance between nostalgia and timeless taste.

Learn more about Sweet Magnolias

Hutch | @hutchmodern

Modern furniture and home decor is on display at Hutch

An original concept that mixes modern, local and vintage furnishings, Hutch supports and encourages self-expression, helping folks create a space they may never want to leave. The furniture boutique contains products from over 40 modern vendors, 20 local makers and a mix of vintage items. Open on Tuesdays and Thursdays or by appointment, this beautiful space will inspire all your home decor dreams.

Learn more about Hutch

Coneflower Creamery | @coneflowercreamery

This farm-to-cone ice cream favorite is coming soon to Millwork Commons! With flavors that have people waiting in a line out the door, it is a must-visit in the city, and a second location will make it that much easier!

Learn more about Coneflower Creamery

Hot Shops Art Center | @hotshopsartcenter

Hot Shops is a "living museum," made of a collective of amazing artists and community members. With an art glass studio, metal foundry, ceramics studio, iron forge, and 50 individual community art studios, it's a unique and inspiring hub for the Omaha art scene.

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HutchFest | @hutchfestomaha

In front of a brick building, a sign reads "Hutchfest"

HutchFest is a one-day maker fair that celebrates Omaha's unique, talented and creative maker/entrepreneur community. HutchFest has all kinds of fun activities to enjoy. Whether it's the blocks of area vendors, Food Truck Alley, or the live local music and family-friendly games, there's bound to be a highlight for everyone.

Learn more about HutchFest

College World Series | @charlesschwabfieldomaha

The NCAA's College World Series is one of Omaha's biggest annual events, and it's located right down the block from Millwork! Taking place at Charles Schwab Field (formerly TD Ameritrade Park), this summer classic is a city staple.

Learn more about the College World Series... and where to eat when you're there!

CHI Health Center | @chihealthcenteromaha

The city's largest arena and conference center, CHI Health Center is also within walking distance of Millwork Commons. Catch concerts, events, and gatherings of all kinds at this Omaha landmark.

Learn more about the CHI Health Center

The Slowdown | @theslowdown

A small but mighty concert venue and bar in Omaha, the Slowdown is close to Millwork and home to tons of exciting shows! Check out the lineup and get tickets to see your next fav in concert.

Learn more about the Slowdown

Thanks to HELLO Apartments for sponsoring this post.