Shorty’s Urban Market

LOCATION: Lexington, Kentucky

SIZE: 2,500 SQ FT

FEATURES:

Original brick walls, reclaimed wood floors, reused bank vault door

CLIENT: Shorty's Market LLC

TYPE: Adaptive Re-Use

AWARDS: AIA Kentucky Honor Award, 2011; Bluegrass Trust Preservation Award, 2011; AIA Kentucky Honor Award, 2011; Bluegrass Trust Preservation Award, 2011

SUMMARY:

Shorty's is the first downtown Lexington grocery store in 40 years. Located in a former bank, the grocery features brick walls and reclaimed wood floors as well as a large vault door, which serves as a major focal point.