Kitschy Retro In Downtown New Haven, CT
It was great to back at the kitschy English Building Market on Chapel Street in downtown New Haven, CT. Usually open on Sundays, last week the store was closed to the public because of a special film shoot which was in progress. But the gals were great and they let me photograph the new finds so I could share them with my readers.
I have written about this antique store before in my an earlier post called "Retro, Vintage, Kitsch At The English Building Market". I must say that every time I visit, the store has bold exciting displays and fresh merchandise.
Quirky Colorful Antique Displays
If you want to get an idea of what The English Building Market is, banish any stuffy antique store
Getting Funky With Imagination
It is always amazing to me how funky one can get with a little imagination. The English Building Market loves to marry 1970s with 1950s or mod 60's with 30's. The expansive showroom is stuffed with vintage, metro-retro and
Chapel Street Attracts College Students
Downtown New Haven is home to Yale University and an area which attracts many twenty-thirty something students and
Collectors of all genres will enjoy the wide variety of retro departments at this enormous store. You will find industrial furnishings, office collectibles, sewing notions, textiles furniture, kitchenwares, baking tins and cookware, artwork, linens, glassware, lighting, flatware, clothing, pottery, luggage, maps, globes, beauty collectibles and more.
The English Building Markets
839 Chapel Street, New Haven, CT
C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists