Award-Winning Preservation: Neighborhood Landmark Comes Back from Devastating Fire

Posted on: February 4th, 2011 by National Trust for Historic Preservation 2 Comments

Each year, the National Trust for Historic Preservation celebrates the best of preservation by presenting National Preservation Awards to individuals and organizations whose contributions demonstrate excellence in historic preservation. This is the latest in a series of posts highlighting 2010′s winners.

Eastern Market, Washington, D.C.
Award Type: Honor Award

Opened in 1873, Eastern Market, the oldest fresh-food and farmers market in the nation’s capital and a beloved community landmark, was gutted by fire in 2007 and then raised from the ashes and gloriously restored.

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2 Responses

  1. Anne

    February 7, 2011

    Georgetown Market was built in 1865 and is the oldest extant market in the District of Columbia.

  2. Eric

    February 7, 2011

    The G’town Market no longer exists, so it is not the oldest fresh-food and farmers market in the District. It WAS, but is no longer.