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Seasons Market & Cafe, Midtown Detroit

Seasons Market & Cafe opens to provide Detroit's Midtown neighborhood access to high-quality food.

Seasons Market & Cafe is described as a neighborhood good-food market located in the Cass Corridor neighborhood of Midtown Detroit. The multi-functional space is located at the corner of Alexandrine and 2nd Ave. It includes a Farmer's Stand, Every Day Market, and Cafe and features indoor and outdoor seating areas with views of the neighboring El Moore Gardens park.

Interior of Seasons Market

Interior view of the well-stocked market.

Opening the market expands an ongoing exploration in sustainable urban living and design.

As with sister projects, the Green Garage and El Moore, Seasons Market is committed to creating a sustainable future for the community and the environment. In bringing Woodward Throwbacks into the project, it was important for all involved to utilize eco-friendly design practices to build the space. Many materials, including the statement lath walls, were salvaged from past El Moore renovation projects and other local buildings.

Woodward Throwbacks' Contributions to the Space

Bakery Cases

We created two vintage-inspired bakery cases using oak wainscoting saved from the El Moore Lodge renovation project. The display cases are shown below filled with locally made baked goods. Located next to the market and cafe counters, we'll definitely stop by to enjoy these often!

Bakery Display Case

Detroit Hardware Company Reclaimed Cabinet

For the reclaimed cabinet, we modified a paint display unit salvaged from a former Woodward Avenue staple that closed its doors in 2018 after being in business for over 94 years, the Detroit Hardware Company. The cabinet is made of pine, oak, and poplar and includes restored antique hardware. It is currently functioning as library for patrons to enjoy in the dining loft.

Detroit Hardware Store Cabinet

 Seasons Market  - Hardware Reclaimed cabinet in the loft dining and gathering area.

Detroit HardwarePhoto of the former Detroit Hardware Company from our salvage project in 2018. 

More about Seasons Market & Cafe

Address: 4125 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48201

Seasons Market is a place where neighbors can pick up fresh produce and Michigan-made products and prepared foods, as well as a cup of coffee or a glass of wine or beer to enjoy in the dining loft. Seasons Market was built out of reclaimed brick from a deconstructed historic apartment building nearby. Stop by and say hi and follow along with their website and social media: