Hive 4A

Just across the border, the Hive 4A is located in the Bridgeworks Enterprise Center (BEC), a former Mack Trucks facility on the south side of Allentown, PA.

Welcome to the Hackerspace at Hive 4A. Founded in 2011,  the Hive 4A hackerspace is a 3,500 square foot place for hobbyists, artists, makers and geeks to make projects together in Allentown. The space hosts a weekly open house on Thursdays from 6:30 to 9:30, where you can network, build projects and learn about what the members of Make Lehigh Valley are up to. Additionally, there are 6 small spaces available for lease at $150/month to artists and makers interested in being part of a community of collaboration. We are still building the space and your contributions are welcomed! AEDC is an 501 (c) 3 organization.  Visit the website at

The Hive 4A is located at 905 Harrison Street - Allentown, PA, and can be contacted via email at

What are Makerspaces?

Makerspaces (also known as Hackerspaces, Creative Spaces, Fab Labs, Makelabs and in California - Makerhoods), according to Wikipedia,  are open community labs where members with common interests (e.g., engineering, computer programming, inventing, graphic design, etc.) gather to share resources, knowledge, career networking and build new devices.  Generally, makerspaces are designed to meet the following needs:

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