Gallery: Potential Design Unveiled for a New Essex Street Market in NYC...

As many of our faithful readers know, Inhabitat’s office is located in New York’s Lower East Side — and we wouldn’t have it any other way. The neighborhood is chock-full of tasty vegan cafes and awesome eco shops, but it’s also packed with historic, decades-old New York City classics like the Essex Street Market, located directly across the street from the Inhabioffice. Built in the 1930s, the indoor market is home to dozens of vendors selling fresh produce and locally made goods, (it’s a favorite lunch spot for us!) and for the first time in its history, the market is set to get a major makeover. At a meeting last week, potential new designs were unveiled for a brand new Essex Street Market. Hit the jump for all the details.

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