Eastern Market is an island platformed Washington Metro station in the Capitol Hill neighborhood of Washington, D.C., United States. The station was opened on July 1, 1977, and is operated by the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA). The station currently provides service for the Blue, Orange, and Silver 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.HistoryOriginally, the station was to be named Marine Barracks, after the Washington Marine Barracks located a few blocks south of the station on 8th Street. However, after lobbying from the Capitol Hill Restoration Society, the name was changed to Eastern Market. The station opened on July 1, 1977. Its opening coincided with the completion of 11.8mi of rail between National Airport and RFK Stadium and the opening of an entire section of line, which included 16 stations in total, between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Station to Stadium–Armory Station. Orange Line service to the station began upon the line's opening on November 20, 1978. Silver Line service at Eastern Market began on July 26, 2014.