Upscale flea market to open in former Dean & DeLuca

A modern flea market with roots in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, is opening in D.C.’s Georgetown neighborhood.

Artists & Fleas has leased 20,500 square feet in the historic market building at 3276 M St. NW that until August housed Dean & Deluca, according to a press release. Washingtonian first reported the opening.

The flea market will have more than 30 makers from the D.C. area and the Mid-Atlantic region more widely. It will sell wares from independent artists, designers, sellers of vintage items and food purveyors, according to a release. Other locations have small businesses that sell everything from handmade jewelry and clothing to vinyl records and locally made soaps and personal care products.

Artists & Fleas other locations are in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, SoHo and Chelsea in Manhattan, and Venice in Los Angeles.

Dean & DeLuca was located in the red-brick market building for 25 years before shuttering abruptly Aug. 1. The building is owned by the District but managed by Jamestown…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.

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