I looked at the French Market area almost a decade ago in February of 2011 when there was a thick coat of ice on the ground in the area south of the elevated lanes of Highway 40 in the area… Continue Reading
Reservoir Market was finally put out of its misery, sometime before September of this year. It looks like some of its walls are still preserved in its neighboring buildings. It is a sad loss, but not unexpected. North from there,… Continue Reading
Update: Demolished by September of 2018. I don’t expect salvation for the historic Reservoir Market, but it is still standing for the time being.
Update: Demolished by September of 2018. Not much is happening at the old Reservoir Market. I presume it will be knocked down one day.
Update: Demolished by September of 2018. Sadly, as I had suspected, the historic Reservoir Market is suffering further collapse of its front facade. I suppose it is not long for this world.
Update: Demolished by September of 2018. Soulard Market was not always the only public market in St. Louis; French Market and Mound Market are two other fairly well documented markets that served the residents of St. Louis inside Jefferson Avenue. … Continue Reading
This is clearly an older market building, but it has received multiple additions of the years, expanding to its current size.
I returned to Soulard Market, this time towards closing and captured these details of the famous market.
Pike Place Market remains one of the most famous public markets in the United States, so I visited the market while in Seattle. As far as fresh seafood, there’s probably very few places in the United States where you can… Continue Reading
Update: I revisited the area in late summer of 2020. Tucked away, right in the middle of the jumble of streets that head into Downtown, is a one block stretch of street, an alley really, named French Market Court. French… Continue Reading