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Urban Archaeology: architectural salvage in New York City

Urban Archaeology, with showrooms in Manhattan, Bridgehampton, Boston and Chicago, has been in the business of saving urban architectural treasures since they opened their Manhattan store in 1978.

In addition to a large stock of salvaged materials, they have also developed their own line of lighting, bath accessories, washstands and medicine cabinets based on popular historic designs.

As far as salvage goes, though, this is no scrapyard, but rather the highest end of the collectible architectural antique sellers.