Featuring a central hip and pent hip roof spanning the length of the pavilion, the new Lexington Market would look a lot like the old sheds that served as the market’s home until a fire destroyed the structure in 1949. Only, it would be newer and sleeker, with slatted metal siding and factory-style windows.

Seawall Development, the firm tasked with designing the next iteration of the 237-year-old market, presented these plans, drawn up by BCT Architects, to the city’s Urban Design and Architecture Advisory Panel today.

Renderings also show an outdoor seating area with tables and umbrellas and an outdoor porch. In a news release, Seawall says the market will have a level floor inside, instead of the sloping one at the current building.

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