• 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

  • Crossroad Trading Co. Wicker Park

    Crossroads Trading Company in Wicker Park is part of a booming resurgence of designer resale franchises that buy and sell recycled, trendy clothing targeting the fashion and budget…   See the Image

  • Crossroad Trading Co. Wicker Park

    Ready to get rid of that eye-sore 1980s pinstripe sofa? Believe us (and your teenage daughter): It has zero curbside appeal. How about those cell phones and Jurassic computers? (Psst,…   Read the Article

  • Ponce City Market in Atlanta

    The Ponce City Market in Atlanta's Old Fourth Ward will feature green rooftops, private cabanas as well as public gathering spots.   See the Image

  • Mahogany Cleaver by Trees and Nails: Brooklyn Flea

    Woodworker Chris Parow crafts beautiful household items and furniture — some which you wouldn’t expect to be made out of wood. Here is a decorative cleaver ($50) carved from mahogany.   See the Image