Day 5: E is for Eastern Market

This is day 5 of the Blogging A to Z Challenge.

This is Eastern Market

For nearly 140 years Eastern Market has been an important part of the Capitol Hill community. It has been a neighborhood market and gathering place for residents of the DC Metro area. Designed by Adolph Cluss, Eastern Market was completed in 1873.

Plagued by declining attendance after World War II and supermarket wars, Eastern Market was about to be closed when residents rallied behind it and in recent years it has seen a resurgence in vendors and patrons.

Eastern Market facade with vendors outside

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