Following Lexington Market’s vendor exodus, Seawall wants diverse roster at new building

Lexington Market has hemorrhaged merchants in recent years, but the company chosen to redevelop the market is pledging that a new lineup of vendors will reflect Baltimore's diversity. Thibault Manekin, principal at Seawall Development, acknowledged many residents fear a rebuilt market may alienate poor people of color. Seawall intends to earn residents' trust, he said, promising ...

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