• Lincoln Park's Millionaire Rejects Resale Store in Chicago

    To paraphrase F. Scott Fitzgerald, hand-me-downs from the rich are different. “I’ve given them a place to bring their items,” says Millionaire Rejects owner Carol Brody, who scoops up high-end…   Read the Article

  • Lincoln Park's Millionaire Rejects Resale Store in Chicago

    “Nothing goes to waste,” says Carol Brody, owner of Millionaire Rejects.  Last year she donated 25 pieces to Deborah’s Place a non-profit that provides housing for homeless women in…   See the Image

  • Urban Remains - Original Exterior Francis Apartments Ornamental Terra Cotta Panel

    Original buff-colored vitreous ornamental terra cotta exterior string course panel salvaged from the (non-extant) Francis Apartments in 1971. The South Side Chicago Francis is one of two…   See the Image

  • Urban Remains - Gilded Wrought Copper Druggists’ Mortar and Pestle Trade Sign

    Very rare and amazingly intact late 19th-century wrought copper exterior building apothecary mortar & pestle trade sign. The old gilded finish is largely uniform, with an allover crazed…   See the Image

  • Urban Remains - Chicago Great Fire Residential Figural Gutter Spout Burned Relic

    Stunning, one-of-a-kind c. 1871 Chicago Great Fire badly burned relic in the form of residential figural gutter spout cast in zinc or “spelter.” The female quasi-grotesque mask or canephoraesque…   See the Image

  • Urban Remains - 1894 Ornamental Cast Iron Chicago Stock Exchange Balustrade

    Between 1881 and 1895 Louis Henry Sullivan and engineer Dankmar Adler designed a series of office towers, including the Chicago Stock Exchange. This historically important late 19th century…   See the Image

  • Urban Remains - 1892 Museum Quality American Folk Art Hand-Crafted Street or Trolley Car

    Remarkably rare and highly individualistic late 19th-century American folk art small-scale or miniature city street or trolley car. The hand-crafted trolley was meticulously assembled in January…   See the Image

  • Founder of Urban Remains Eric Nordstrom on a salvage.

    Eric Nordstrom, founder of Urban Remains, on a salvage at the 70-story YWCA hotel at 830 S. Michigan Avenue. He's touching a deep relief salmon colored terra cotta rosette block, part of the…   See the Image

  • Atlanta Streetcar

    Published 05/20/13 in Places
    Atlanta Streetcar

    The Sweet Auburn District is one of the 12 stops on Atlanta's new streetcar.   See the Image

  • Downtown Disney in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.

    Disney's influence on Orlando extends beyond its four theme parks: Downtown Disney offers shopping, dining and nightlife.   See the Image