NEWARK — The Longaberger basket making, vacated by the basket-maker in 2016 and saved from foreclosures in late 2017, will not turn into the luxurious resort introduced 15 months in the past.

It was Oct. 21, 2019, prior to the deadly coronavirus pandemic adjusted everybody’s anticipations, when regional dignitaries gathered within the foyer of the iconic structure to hear plans to transform Dave Longaberger’s dream creation into a lodge with 150 rooms, a cafe and indoor pool.

Earlier:Former Longaberger making to open up for organization yet again as luxurious resort

Beforehand:Longaberger basket empire gradually unraveled right after 2000 peak

Lodge operator-operator Ceres Enterprises canceled the project due to the effects of coronavirus on the firm’s finances, and the building is back again on the sector, accessible for $6.5 million.