Arsenal Motors is the flagship location for The Beauty Shoppe, Pittsburgh’s premiere co-working community. The Beauty Shoppe’s hospitality-focused model helped it rise in popularity over the last decade and attract a wide variety of clients from start-up entrepreneurs to freelance contractors and enterprise businesses.
The Arsenal Motors redevelopment is a joint venture featuring Q Development, The Beauty Shoppe principals, One80 Real Estate Services, and Grow Community Development Capital. Arsenal Motors is located in the popular Lower Lawrenceville neighborhood of Pittsburgh and was originally built as a Ford Motor Company transmission shop.
Arsenal Motor’s co-working space features The Salon, a women-focused co-working and networking group. Additional features include a rooftop deck, a welcome lobby with grab-and-go food, plus more commercial space to come on the first floor.
Custom furniture, including the welcome lobby’s reception desk, was created by Bones and All as well as custom vases and planters by Bombabird. Local artists Leah Patgorski, Terry Boyd, and Kelly Tobias created custom textiles for the project that also includes commissioned weaving pieces from The Midnight Weaver.
This project is the first building in the newly formed Lawrenceville National Register Historic District to utilize Federal and State historic tax credits and the first Q project to feature Pennsylvania Enterprise Zone tax credits.beautyshoppe.co