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The West Side Market nominated for the title of Best Public Market in America

Public voting ends on April 12
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Posted at 6:35 AM, Mar 29, 2021
and last updated 2021-03-29 06:35:47-04

CLEVELAND — Cleveland’s beloved and iconic West Side Market has been nominated for the title of the Best Public Market by USA Today's 10Best panel.

Opening to shoppers on Nov. 2, 1912, the West Side Market is Cleveland’s oldest continuously operated locally-owned market. Built to replace the Pearl Street Market, located on the opposite corner since 1840, it was one of three public markets in Cleveland that served the city’s growing immigrant populations in the early 20th century.

Voting for the Best Public Market ends on Monday, April 12 at noon ET. The top 10 winners, determined by the most votes, will be announced on Friday, April 23.

Click HERE to vote for the West Side Market. As of Monday, The West Side Market was ranked No. 3.

The West Side Market was nominated along with 19 other markets by experts and contributors. All nominated markets occupy landmark buildings.

  • Boston Public Market
  • Chicago French Market
  • Eastern Market in Detroit
  • Essex Market in New York
  • Ferry Building Marketplace in San Francisco
  • Findlay Market in Cincinnati
  • Flint Farmers’ Market in Michigan
  • Grand Rapids Downtown Market in Michigan
  • Historic Charleston City Market in South Carolina
  • Indianapolis City Market in Indianapolis
  • Lancaster Central Market in Pennsylvania
  • Milwaukee Public Market in Wisconsin
  • Original Farmers Market in Los Angeles
  • Oxbow Public Market in Napa, California
  • Pike Place Market in Seattle
  • Pybus Public Market in Washington
  • Reading Terminal Market in Philadelphia
  • Union Market in Washington D.C.
  • Your Dekalb Farmers Market in Decatur, Georgia

RELATED: Cleveland City Council approves funds to hire consultants for West Side Market

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