Essex Market

One Last Trip through the Essex Street Market Before it’s Demolished [PHOTOS]

Posted May 6, 2019 at 5:01 am

Today is an historic day. For the first time in seventy-nine years, the Essex Street Market is no longer selling goods from any of its one-story brick warehouses. Not selling at all, in fact. Last day in business here – before crossing Delancey to its new Essex Crossing HQ – was yesterday. With a dreary […]

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You Have Until Sunday to Say Goodbye to the Old Essex Street Market

Posted May 3, 2019 at 5:00 am

You only have a few more days to shop the Essex Street Market as it was. Then comes the wrecking ball. This Sunday, the seventy-nine-year-old brick headquarters will close its doors forever. Two weeks later, on May 18, the Market is to reopen across Delancey Street, inside the 26-story Essex Crossing development called The Essex. […]

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New Essex Street Market Sets Opening Date at Essex Crossing [Updated]

Last modified April 24, 2019 at 3:25 pm

Seventy-nine is a momentous age for the Essex Street Market. Now, more than five years in the making, the Lower East Side institution opened by Mayor LaGuardia in 1940 is finally ready to cross Delancey. The date for its opening at Essex Crossing has been set. Mark the calendar for Monday morning, May 13. In […]

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Here’s the Full List of Vendors for the New Essex Street Market, Debuting in a Few Weeks

Posted March 18, 2019 at 5:08 am

The Essex Street Market is on the precipice of ditching its 79-year-old home for fancy new digs at Essex Crossing. All vendors currently in operation will cross Delancey for upgraded stalls, joining a gaggle of other newcomers. In fact, changes to the proverbial lineup have been myriad. The final roundup – there are forty total […]

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Essex Crossing Tops off 5th Tower on the Lower East Side

Posted March 11, 2019 at 5:02 am

Not a week goes without some sort of milestone for Essex Crossing. The latest being the completed vertical ascent of Site 8 on Essex Street. The new box-of-blocks sits atop the ashes of a former Essex Street Market building that sat dormant for decades. Designed by Beyer Blinder Belle, the eight-story mixed-use tower boasts 92 […]

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The Essex Restaurant will Move Across Rivington Street this Month

Posted March 5, 2019 at 5:00 am

Chased from its twenty-year perch by Essex Crossing, the Essex Restaurant is now on the move. As previously reported, it’s staked a new location just across Rivington Street. The Essex will occupy the ground floor (and mezzanine) of 124 Rivington, the former commercial office targeted last year by La Caverna for an expansion of its […]

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Signage Arrives for New Essex Market and Regal Cinemas at Essex Crossing

Posted February 20, 2019 at 5:00 am

  As if that 26-story brown building blotting the Lower East Side skyline wasn’t proof enough, the “official” arrival of the new Essex Street Market and Regal Cinemas is now further visible. Marquee signage is up and running at Essex Crossing. The illuminated lettering was installed yesterday outside 115 Delancey Street (aka Site 2). Meanwhile, […]

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Get a Glimpse Inside the New Essex Street Market [PHOTOS]

Posted February 4, 2019 at 5:06 am

Here it is – your first look inside the New Essex Street Market at Essex Crossing. The stubborn plywood encasement and scaffolding was recently removed from the exterior of 115 Delancey Street (aka Essex Crossing Site 2), revealing an unobstructed sight-line into the future home of the 79-year-old market. Opening is technically slated for this […]

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Muralists Sought for Public Art at New Essex Street Market

Posted January 23, 2019 at 5:04 am

The Essex Street Market just announced an open call to artists for a mural at the forthcoming Essex Crossing headquarters. According to the press release, announced via Facebook, the canvas is above the entrance to the Market’s demonstration and teaching kitchen. The spot in question is visible from the public seating area, as well as […]

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Celebrating its 79th Birthday, Essex Street Market Move Pushed to Spring

Last modified February 7, 2019 at 3:39 pm

The Essex Street Market celebrated its 79th birthday this week. A bittersweet milestone, for sure, as its home of eight decades will soon be demolished. Though, not as fast as previously thought. In due course, as reported, all vendors in the current warehouse block will relocate across Delancey Street to the marquee building of Essex […]

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