FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – One of the most sought after buildings in Fort Worth is on the market.

Wilks Development has put the iconic Fort Worth Public Market up for sale.

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The iconic Fort Worth Public Market is for sale. (credit: Peaks Marketing Solutions)

“The Public Market is a landmark in Ft. Worth and when we purchased the property we fully intended to turn it into something worthy of its incredible history that would bring value to the area,” said Julieta Wilks, VP of Sales & Leasing for J&Co Realty, in-house brokerage for Wilks Development. “Unfortunately, our resources, energy and focus have been and will continue to be more on industrial and multi-family properties for the foreseeable future. We believe this project deserves to be in the hands of someone who will give it the attention this iconic building deserves and restore it to its former grandeur.”

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(credit: J & Co Realty)

With its unique architectural design features of decorative stained glass, terracotta columns and tile roof, the building served as a public market place for decades.

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Nestled between the Downtown and Medical District area, the building is 40,000 square feet on 2.83 acres.