Monday, October 05, 2020

Update: Cheers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace in Boston Is Up for Auction

[Ed note: This article was updated to reflect an update to the press release that mentions that the auction is currently taking place.]

A now-closed Boston bar that was a replica of a watering hole in a beloved sitcom has hit the auction block.

According to a press release, an online public auction is currently being held for Cheers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, with the bidding opening up at the beginning of last week and items closing one at a time starting tomorrow at 11:00 AM--and with local auction firm Paul E. Saperstein Co. conducting the sale which includes such items as kitchen, bar, and restaurant equipment and fixtures, along with Cheers memorabilia. The release also mentions that an online public inspection of the available items is taking place from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM today at

Cheers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace, which closed on August 30 after 20 years in operation, was a recreation of the bar shown on the set of Cheers, a TV show that ran from 1982 to 1993. (The original Cheers/Bull & Finch Pub on Beacon Street remains open for business.)

The address for the Faneuil Hall location of Cheers was 1 S Market Street, Boston, MA, 02109. The website for the Beacon Street location is at

[Earlier Article]
Cheers at Faneuil Hall Marketplace Is Closing for Good

by Marc Hurwitz (Also follow us on Twitter at @hiddenboston)

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