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Apr 30, 2007 03:23 AM

Eastern Market Burns!

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      1. This is a horrible loss! I really hope they can salvage some of it and do repairs of some sort. I work right around the corner from the Market and use to live nearby as well. A lot of the people working in there have been there for decades. Major loss to the city if it can't be repaired. Its truly a unique place to shop.

        1. Eastern Market was one of my favorite places in the city. This is so sad.

          1. Word spread through the community as fast as the fire spread through the building and we are all devastated. Everybody did their marketing there - many of us for decades!
            Early word is that they are going to try to get some of the vendors set up in the North Hall as soon as possible.
            This building has been a commercial and social center for the community since the 1870s. So many of us depend on it.