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City to buy last piece of Lexington Market
City to buy last piece of Lexington Market

The city has agreed to pay $2.86 million to buy the food court in Lexington Market, giving it full ownership of the entire Lexington Market complex for the first time since the 1980s. The agreement, outlined this week for the Board of Estimates, comes as city government pushes for changes at the longtime west-side institution. This month, Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake announced new board members and staff at the Baltimore Public Markets Corp., which manages the city's six public markets. The lease for the Lexington Market Arcade, located on the southern edge of the complex at 130 N. Eutaw St., was due to expire this year. The landowner, Arcade Limited Partnership, is an affiliate...