City Market

The best surviving example of a market house erected in North Carolina since the Civil War, this Spanish Mission-style complex designed by James Matthew Kennedy housed a complement of butchers, fish dealers, and vegetable vendors. Development of the supermarket concept and the new state farmers' market caused its demise in the late 1950s.

Date: 1913-1914

Images

City Market, ca. 1914 Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.
City Market, 2009 Image by Michael Zirkle Photography, copyright Raleigh Historic Development Commission.
City Market, date unknown Image courtesy of the North Carolina State Archives.

Location

214 East Martin Street

Metadata

RHDC, “City Market,” Raleigh Historic, accessed February 5, 2023, https://raleighhistoric.org/items/show/82.