Union Market

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Union Market
Union Market DC 12.jpg
Union Market in 2017
Location Washington, DC
Coordinates 38°54′30.96″N 79°59′50.64″W / 38.9086000°N 79.9974000°W / 38.9086000; -79.9974000
Address 1309 5th St NE
Washington, DC 20002
Website unionmarketdc.com

Union Market is a gourmet food hall in Northeast Washington, D.C..[1] Bon Appétit called it one of the 5 best food halls in the United States.[2]

Union Market is owned by EDENS, a national retail real estate developer.[3][4] EDENS has proposed building office space and homes above the existing market; the project was approved in 2015, and EDENS requested a two-year extension in 2017.[5]

The Washington Post has written that the "once-scruffy" Union Market "has become a mecca for foodies from around the D.C. area and is a centerpiece for a revitalized neighborhood set to expand with numerous residential options."[6] A 187-unit, six-story apartment building, the Edison at Union Market, opened in 2017.[6] Construction of another development nearby, the 318-unit, 12-story Highline, began the same year.[7]

As of 2017, the food hall housed 48 vendors.[8] The "mostly local vendors" sell " gelato, olive oil, oysters and other specialties" and the market is "an upscale retail presence in the warehouse district between Florida and New York avenues."[9]


  1. ^ "The food hall revolution", Departures.com Archived March 23, 2014, at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ 5 best food halls in America, Bon Appétit
  3. ^ "Locate One of EDENS' Regional or Satellite Offices | EDENS". edens.com. Retrieved 2017-12-14.
  4. ^ Cooper, Rebecca (11 July 2013). "Nearly one year in, Union Market sees steady sales growth (Video)". Washington Business Journal. Retrieved 11 July 2016.
  5. ^ Michelle Goldchain, Union Market owner requests two-year extension for planned addition to building, Curbed DC (May 12, 2017).
  6. ^ a b Michele Lerner, Food-oriented apartment complex to open near D.C.'s Union Market, Washington Post (May 11, 2017).
  7. ^ Michele Lerner, New York-style apartment building to rise near D.C.'s Union Market, Washington Post (February 22, 2017).
  8. ^ Jake Emen, Tour Washington, D.C.'s Union Market, USA Today (April 11, 2017).
  9. ^ Jonathan O'Connell, Union Market developer seeks $90 million boost from city, Washington Post (May 27, 2015).

Coordinates: 38°54′31″N 76°59′51″W / 38.9086°N 76.9974°W / 38.9086; -76.9974