Lexington Market revitalization project now has an architect
The $26.7 million renovation and revitalization of Baltimore’s historic Lexington Market took another step forward Monday with the announcement that an architectural firm has been chosen for the project. Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects has been awarded the contract for architectural, engineering and specialty consulting services for the Transform Lexington Market Initiative. The contract was[...]
How promoting ‘fresh’ food boosted Baltimore shops’ sales
Healthier menus can translate to healthier revenues for Baltimore’s carryout food shops, according to researchers from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. A pilot study involving eight of these “mom and pop” carryouts found that shops that promoted and sold healthier menu options increased their gross revenues by an average of 25 percent. […]
Report urges consolidation of Lexington Market
Consultant lays out options for rebuilding the historic market and turning it into a more attractive shopping destination as part of $26.7 million overhaul.
Fowler: Lexington Market renovation costs unknown
Kirby Fowler, Lexington Market Inc.'s new board chairman, said he doesn't know where a previous $25 million estimate to renovate the market came from.
Lexington Market survey: Don’t lose historic feel
The revitalization plan for Lexington Market in downtown Baltimore is heading into its next phase, after market officials released details from a survey of patrons and vendors.
New day coming to Lexington Market?
City and market officials are collaborating with patrons and vendors to determine how they can reinvigorate interest in the historic market through preservation and modernization.
Lexington Market launches make-over survey
Lexington Market wants residents and customers to share their impressions of the historic venue via an online survey.
Company picked to upgrade, rebrand Lexington Market
A $436,185 study of Lexington Market is underway to upgrade and modernize the historic landmark on the city’s West Side.
Elephants come to Lexington Market
The elephants of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey met crowds at Lexington Market for the 30th annual Elephant Brunch. The elephants dined 'on the world's largest, stand-up vegetarian buffet' including apples, lettuce, bananas, carrots and watermelons.
Lexington Market vendors hopeful about upgrades
In Lexington Market, loyalty is easy to find. Lynette Tarrant has watched over the same kiosk for 27 years. Mark Devine has sold seafood in his family’s shops for almost four decades. Customers navigate the tight labyrinth of vendor stalls with the surefootedness that only comes from years of practice.
City seeking upgrades for Lexington Market
The 231-year-old Lexington Market in Baltimore’s downtown is going to get a facelift.
Tech Night 2012: A blast from the past?
When I learned Lexington Market would play host to the Greater Baltimore Technology Council’s annual Tech Night on Thursday, I have to admit I was a bit puzzled.