lexington market

Aug 11, 2015

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[...]

Jul 9, 2015

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. […]

Jan 29, 2015

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.

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Dec 5, 2014

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.

Aug 13, 2014

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.

Jul 9, 2014

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.

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Feb 28, 2014

Lexington Market launches make-over survey

Lexington Market wants residents and customers to share their impressions of the historic venue via an online survey.

Dec 5, 2013

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.

Apr 3, 2013

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.

Apr 2, 2013

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.

Apr 1, 2013

City seeking upgrades for Lexington Market

The 231-year-old Lexington Market in Baltimore’s downtown is going to get a facelift.

Nov 2, 2012

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.

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