Eastern Market, Detroit

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Eastern Market is a historic commercial district in Detroit, Michigan.wikipedia
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St. Joseph Oratory

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The Eastern Market is located on the city's central east side near St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church and the Lafayette Park neighborhood.
St. Joseph Oratory, founded in 1855, is a historic German Catholic church located at 1828 Jay Street in the Eastern Market–Lafayette Park neighborhood area just outside downtown Detroit, Michigan on the city's central east side.

Lafayette Park, Detroit

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The Eastern Market is located on the city's central east side near St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church and the Lafayette Park neighborhood.
Lafayette Park is located on the city's lower east side directly south of the Eastern Market Historic District.

Detroit

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Eastern Market is a historic commercial district in Detroit, Michigan.
The Eastern Market farmer's distribution center is the largest open-air flowerbed market in the United States and has more than 150 foods and specialty businesses.

Michigan

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Eastern Market is a historic commercial district in Detroit, Michigan.

M-3 (Michigan highway)

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It is located approximately one mile (1.6 km) northeast of the city's downtown and is bordered on the south by Gratiot Avenue, the north by Mack Avenue, the east by St. Aubin Street, and the west by Interstate 75 (I-75, Chrysler Freeway).

Interstate 75 in Michigan

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It is located approximately one mile (1.6 km) northeast of the city's downtown and is bordered on the south by Gratiot Avenue, the north by Mack Avenue, the east by St. Aubin Street, and the west by Interstate 75 (I-75, Chrysler Freeway).

National Register of Historic Places

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The district was designated a Michigan State Historic Site in 1974 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1978; the district's boundary was increased in 2007.

Campus Martius Park

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The Farmer's Market in Detroit was first opened in 1841 at Cadillac Square in the downtown area.

World War II

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Following World War II, more wholesalers and food processors moved into the area, and Eastern Market developed into an important hub for the wholesale food distribution industry.

Poultry

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It is particularly busy on Saturdays, when farmers tend to bring in their poultry and livestock, along with fresh produce, for sale.

Livestock

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It is particularly busy on Saturdays, when farmers tend to bring in their poultry and livestock, along with fresh produce, for sale.

Hackerspace

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Local and internationally recognized art galleries, studios and makerspaces have recently established spaces nearby, including The Red Bull House of Art, OmniCorp Detroit, Inner State Gallery, Riopelle and Project.

E-commerce

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Independent eateries, shops and performance spaces such as Trinosophes, Antietam, and People's Records have arrived in storefront spaces along Gratiot Avenue, and light manufacturing and e-commerce retailers including 1xRun and Cyberoptix continue to operate out of upper floors.

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago Detroit Branch

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It is currently located at 1600 East Warren Avenue, near I-75 in Detroit's Eastern Market Historic District.

Robert Bradley's Blackwater Surprise

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He had spent several years in Detroit by 1994, performing occasionally on the street, and playing on Saturdays in Detroit's Eastern Market, when guitarist Michael Nehra, bassist Andrew Nehra, and drummer Jeff Fowlkes overheard Bradley through an open window while rehearsing for a new project.

Legend of the Octopus

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The practice started April 15, 1952, when Pete and Jerry Cusimano, brothers and storeowners in Detroit's Eastern Market, hurled an octopus into the rink of The Old Red Barn.

Keep Growing Detroit

Keep Growing Detroit has over 70 seasonal, high tunnel gardens, and operates out of a central farm located in the Eastern Market District.

Schotia Place

The Eastern Market in Detroit commenced in the 1850s as an open-air site.

Dequindre Cut

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The Cut begins south of Mack Avenue and runs along the east edge of the Eastern Market.

Trails in Detroit

The trail is currently completed between the Detroit River Walk/Milliken State Park (at Atwater Street), Eastern Market, and Mack Avenue.