The Market NYC

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The Bleecker Street location of The Market NYC, an indoor flea market in New York City

The Market NYC is a designer and vintage goods flea market with outlets in several location in New York City. The market has two locations: one at 290 Mulberry Street in Nolita, Manhattan and another at 218 Bedford Avenue in the Williamsburg neighborhood of Brooklyn.[1]


The Market NYC was founded in 2002, when a small group of designers and artists, including the Alex Pabon and Nicolas Petrou, were looking for a location in New York City to sell their goods, rather than do so on a consignment basis in boutiques, or on open day at Henri Bendel – where lines of designers waited outside for hours to have a chance to sell.[2] They came up with the idea for a market where young and upcoming designers could sell their creations with the least financial risk, could test the market, and learn the business without having to commit to a long-term lease. The ability to get feedback from their clientele was another important consideration.

In 2012, The Market NYC moved from its original Nolita location[3] to a new location at 159 Bleecker Street, next to the rock club The Bitter End.[4] The new location, a historic building dating from 1917, once housed the Circle in the Square Theatre. In 2015, The Market NYC opened a Brooklyn branch in Wiliamsburgh at 218 Bedford Avebue.[5] In 2016, The Market NYC opened another new location in Nolita at 290 Mulberry Street.




  1. ^ "The Market NYC at 3 Locations"
  2. ^ "Q&A WITH ALEX PABON, FOUNDER OF THE MARKET NYC". New York Vintage. 2013. Retrieved February 14, 2013.
  3. ^ "The Market NYC". New York Magazine. 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2014.
  4. ^ "The Market NYC Pop-Up". Time Out Magazine. 2014. Retrieved May 25, 2012.
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Coordinates: 40°43′43.3″N 73°59′59.5″W / 40.728694°N 73.999861°W / 40.728694; -73.999861