Found! The Top NYC Spots For Vintage Decor Finds

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We're not going to lie, shopping for vintage furniture in NYC can daunting experience, especially when it feels like the entire city is overrun with pricey, picked-over goods everywhere you look. Trust — you can find some amazing, showroom-worthy items, you just need to know where to look. So we asked Homepolish designer, Will Saks — whose knack for expertly mixing vintage and modern has kept him in high demand — to dish on his favorite shopping spots. Ahead, check out his top picks in NYC (plus, two road-trip worthy spots) for budget-friendly vintage furniture and decor.
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Vintage Thrift
“Vintage Thrift in Gramercy stock an impressive selection of furniture and decor, considering how small it is. The prices are pretty reasonable too. It's a lot of clothing, but they sometimes have good furniture pieces and housewares. Be sure to stop by Housing Works around the corner, on 23rd Street.”

Vintage Thrift , 286 Third Avenue; 212-871-0777.
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Demolition Depot
“For unusual antique fixtures and architectural elements, try the Demolition Depot in Harlem. They have a crazy selection and an online inventory too. It can be on the pricier end, but they have everything — even rare, antique appliances.”

Demolition Depot, 216 East 125th Street; 212-860-1138.
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Brooklyn Reclamation
"Brooklyn Reclamation is one of my favorite stores in Williamsburg, filled with everything from sleek, midcentury desk chairs to vintage model sailboats, and cool old commercial signs. I could get lost in there for hours."

Brooklyn Reclamation, 676 Driggs Avenue, Brooklyn; 718-218-8012.
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Moon River Chattel
"Also in Williamsburg is Moon River Chattel. They have a store and then across the street is a small salvage yard with some architectural stuff and old sinks, tubs, appliances, etc. They also do lamp repairs.”

Moon River Chattel, 62 Grand Street, Brooklyn; 718-388-1121.
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“This is another one of my favorite spots in Brooklyn. They have an enviable selection of vintage and mid-century modern furniture, lighting, and other decorative items.”

RePop, 143 Roebling Street, Brooklyn; 718-260-8032.
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Furnish Green
Hidden away in a non-descript commercial building, "Furnish Green is definitely one of NYC's best-kept secrets" Saks says. "They have an incredible, well-curated selection of mid-century and antique furniture, table lamps, and art."

Furnish Green, 1261 Broadway, Suite 505; 917-583-9051.
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Scranberry Coop
“If you have access to a car, I highly recommend a trip to Scanberry Coop in Andover, NJ, which is only an hour from the city. It’s one of my favorite places, near my parents house, so whenever I'm home, I raid the place. They have an extensive selection of vintage art, furniture, and collectables, with some cool modern pieces mixed in. If you feel like exploring, there are a lot of great antique places nearby too, most of which are small mom and pop places, so the prices are great."

Scranberry Coop, 42 Main St/Route 206, Andover, New Jersey; 973-786-6414.

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