Be Indypendent

By supporting the City Market, you are not only supporting a large piece of history of the city, but you are also supporting your fellow Hoosiers. Whether you stop in on your lunch break for something quick or you hit the Farmers’ market every Wednesday, you are supporting something much bigger than you realize. The City Market is not just any market, it is a piece of Indiana’s young history that stands as a national landmark constantly reminding us to Get Fresh. Be Indypendent. Buy Local.

Thursday, November 27, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

The City Market would like to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving!

Keep checking back to see what the City Market has in store for the holidays!

Monday, November 17, 2008

Come Visit the City Market

The City Market is open Monday-Friday 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Stop in at the Market and grab a bite to eat on your lunch break, not to mention shop for fresh produce at Constantino's or grab some sweets for later from Just Cookies!

Keep your eye on the Kitchen!

The Indianapolis City Market along with Clark Appliances and Reese Kitchens is proud to present a brand new state of the art Demonstration Kitchen. Stop by to view the newest in innovation. There you will be able to sign up for cooking classes and get secrets from the best Chefs this area has to offer. New classes and demonstrations will be available soon!

If you are interested in joining a cooking class or a chef that is interested in performing demonstrations, please contact the City Market by phone at (317)634.9266 or by email at

Interested in the City Market for more? Check out the website at

Monday, November 10, 2008

Holistic Health Fair- November 15

"Eat Right, Now!"
Holistic "Weight-loss" Health Fair @ the City Market
And it's FREE!

Holistic Cooking Demo ALL DAY with Chef Wendell Fowler.

Make sure to stop in at the City Market Saturday to find out all about eating right to lose weight!

We look forward to seeing you there!

For more information CLICK HERE!
Towering brick walls... expansive iron trusses... gracefully arched windows... patina copper roof...the historic Indianapolis City Market is among only five original 19th Century market houses left in the United States. Still in use today as a colorful, vibrant public marketplace, this beautifully preserved national treasure can create a truly unique backdrop for your event.

We are pleased to offer the beautiful, historic City Market for your group functions. For more than 100 years the City Market has been a centerpiece of Indianapolis life. From the days of horse-drawn wagons filled with fresh produce, grains, meats, cheeses and hay to the marketplace of distinctive foods, goods, and services it is today, the Market remains an authentic Indianapolis experience.

Located in the heart of downtown Indianapolis just 2 blocks East of Monument Circle, the City Market is the perfect place to hold your next event. The Indianapolis City Market provides a dynamic atmosphere that will impress your guests!

We want your event to be unique, whether you desire your party to take place on the spacious Whistler Plaza or inside for a more intimate setting. Whatever the occasion, the Historic City Market provides a truly exclusive venue making any event unique and memorable. You can make your event especially memorable with a guided tour of the historic facility.

Book weddings, dances, private events and more for 2009! Contact the City Market at (317) 634 9266 for pricing information or visit our website at and click on Private Events!

Want to see what the City Market looks like as an event venue? CLICK HERE!

Monday, November 3, 2008

Become Part of Indianapolis Tradition

Interested in being part of one of Indianapolis's oldest traditions? The Indianapolis City Market, one of only five original Market houses in the United States, is looking for vendors to fill their historic space.

Enjoy a convenient lunch location Downtown, located on the corner of Market and Delaware, the City Market is a great place for locally owned businesses to get a foot in the door.

Come check out the spaces on your next lunch break and grab a bite from one of the many already existing vendors!

For more information on renting space contact the City Market at (317) 634 9266

Monday, October 27, 2008

What's Going on at the Market October 27 - November 1

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. October 27
Make sure you stay healthy this winter! Get VNS Flu/Pneumonia Shots at the City Market!

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. October 27
Come out and enjoy good music, food and fun while you commemorate our own Indianapolis Colts with BLUE MONDAY! =)

10 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. October 29
Make sure to come out for this season's LAST FARMER'S MARKET. Don't miss your opportunity to grab fresh produce, lunch and City Market Gear!

Tuesday, October 21, 2008

Position Available at City Market


Full-Time Salaried Position

Reports to Deputy Director.


The Operations Supervisor is responsible for maintenance, janitorial services and event operational support for the Indianapolis City Market. Position requires both contractor management ability and hands-on execution skills of repair and maintenance needs. Position entails participating in and overseeing team/s to keep common areas clean and the physical plant running smoothly and comfortably. Position requires the ability to work well with tenants, City Market customers and staff.


· Strong supervisory, communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
· Strong organizational skills.
· Ability to complete work order forms from creation through to follow-up and completion of project and submission to supervisor.
· Computer/e-mail/Microsoft skills are helpful.
· Knowledge of building operations and mechanical systems, including heating and air conditioning, plumbing, electrical systems, elevator systems, cooking hood systems/filtration, security systems and cooler and freezer units. Ability and technical skills to make minor repairs to systems as appropriate. Performs light carpentry and painting also.
· Ability to complete job tasks independently while working toward a team goal.
· Lifting, climbing stairs/ladders, handling snow removal, being outdoors during inclement weather (at times) are requirements of the job.
· Knowledge of janitorial and cleaning procedures.
· Knowledge of pest control procedures.
· Knowledge of preventative maintenance procedures.
· Knowledge of local, state and federal regulatory codes for public food service facilities is helpful.
· Performs snow and ice removal on City Market property.
· Assists with special events set up and/or take down as needed.
· Presents self in professional attire and overall appearance as outlined by supervisor and Employee Handbook.
· Interprets policies and procedures as established by superiors.
· Performs any and all other duties as assigned.
· Weekend and evening availability is required.


Lead by example—not afraid to participate in any and all duties that subordinates may be asked or required to perform.

Manage contract services and maintenance staff in the performance of duties, including scheduling, training, work performance and evaluation.

Maintain inventory, supplies, equipment and public area furnishings. Order supplies as needed.

Manage maintenance budgets.

Participate in the ongoing assessment and monitoring of operational, structural and cosmetic needs of facility.

Work with tenants to ensure compliance with City Market rules and regulations.

Attend Board of Directors and Building Committee meetings as necessary.

Develop and implement preventive maintenance measures.

Develop, update and/or maintain as needed a Standard Operating Procedures manual for building operations.

Work with staff, suppliers and contractors in ensuring the facility is safe, clean and fully functional. Monitor the work of suppliers and contractors to ensure fulfillment of work contracted on behalf of the City Market.

Work with appropriate government officials to ensure the facility is in compliance with regulatory codes (e.g. Fire Marshall, Marion County Board of Health).

Execute special projects as assigned.

Any and all other duties as assigned.

Contact the City Market at (317)634-9266

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