PORTLAND PUBLIC MARKET
Location: Portland, ME United States. Edge of Downtown
This fresh food market hall houses 28 permanent vendors indoors and 20 seasonal sidewalk vendors. By sustaining local food production business year-round and reclaiming a site on the edge of downtown that had been a surface parking lot, this inviting building supports and enlivens urban life while providing a high-margin economic exchange between city and county that helps to keep exurban farmland in production.Read more at this project's website.
Transect Zone(s): T4 general.
Project or Plan's Scale: Building
Land area (in acres): 1
Project team designers: Boyd, Hugh Hugh A. Boyd, Architect
Project team developers: Market Ventures Inc.