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Antietam Bids Adieu to Eastern Market in March

Owner Gregory Holm is selling the building

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Brenna Houck is a Cities Manager for the Eater network. She previously edited Eater Detroit and reported for Eater. You can follow her on the internet at @brennahouck.

After four, at times rocky, years in Detroit, Antietam is closing its doors to the public on March 31. Owner Gregory Holm announced the impending closure on Facebook, describing the opening and running of Antietam as “a tremendously rewarding experience.”

Holm thanked his staff and chef/partner Seth High, saying they were “simply incomparable.” The owner intends to put the building — located along the fast-evolving strip along Gratiot Avenue — up for sale in the spring in order to “give way to greater creative challenges.”

The Eastern Market eatery with its stunning Art Deco interior was one of the early entrants in Detroit’s culinary boom, garnishing attention from the New York Times and was a longtime member of Eater Detroit’s 38 Essential Restaurants map.

It initially opened with chef Brendon Edwards (now Gold Cash Gold) and bartender Joe Robinson (now Standby and The Skip) at the helm. However, the duo abruptly resigned shortly after the opening in July 2014 and the restaurant was forced to close. It eventually reopened with a new culinary team in November 2014. Chef Seth High later joined Antietam as a partner in 2016.

Eater has reached out for more details on the closure. Stay tuned.

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