Eastern Market is a Washington Metro station in Washington, D.C. on the Blue and Orange Lines. The station is located in Southeast Washington at Pennsylvania Avenue and 7th Street. It is named after the nearby Eastern Market, a historic Washington, D.C. public marketplace and neighborhood within Capitol Hill. Service began on July 1, 1977. Originally, Eastern Market was to be named Marine Barracks, after the Washington Marine Barracks located a few blocks south of the station, on 8th Street.