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Baltimore presents new plan for future Lexington Market redevelopment

Baltimore presents new plan for future Lexington Market redevelopment

Baltimore officials laid out new plans with a private developer Wednesday to remake the Lexington Market that will cost less than prior proposals to revamp the aging but historic venue.

The city has chosen Seawall Development, the firm behind the R. House food hall and other projects in Remington, to construct a new, smaller shed for vendors on an adjacent parking lot while opening Lexington Street to pedestrians, retaining the market’s east building and offering the west building, across Paca Street, for a separate redevelopment project.

While Seawall will oversee its redevelopment, Lexington Market, one of the oldest markets still operating in the country, will remain in...

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