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8 antique markets to obsess over

Local gems that sell treasures of days past

City Guide - Joeff Davis
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Biggar Antique Market - Atlanta

One generation’s trash is another’s treasure. In ATL, a city that loves to build new things, one might think you’d be hard-pressed to find markets and corresponding clientele with an affinity for the old. Well, you’d be wrong. It doesn’t matter if it’s an old typewriter, vintage jewelry, or the leg lamp from A Christmas Story, chances are you’ll find it somewhere in, around, and just outside the city.

Furniture and Home Goods Stores

This antique mall — formerly known as Tara — offers everything from Italian antique furniture to midcentury modern designs. | more...

Furniture and Home Goods Stores

The Antique Factory is a lot like Chamblee's version of Paris on Ponce - a vast expanse of the unusual and curious and decidedly not traditional. The ever-rotating collection features mostly 20th-century collectibles, furnishings, and oddities, with plenty of Art Deco and Art Nouveau style, speciali... | more...

Furniture and Home Goods Stores

The store boasts more than 25,000 square feet of precious antiques, lawn decor, and more lampshades than you can count. | more...

Furniture and Home Goods Stores

Housed in a 100-year-old church building, this antique store specializes in old enamel and neon signs, as well as unique store displays. It also maintains a prop rental business for Georgia's film industry. | more...

Furniture and Home Goods Stores

Offering authentic vintage, retro, and modern goods, Highland Row features lots of mid-century modern. Catch the Basement Market, where the goodies spill out onto the sidewalk, the first Saturday of every month. | more...

Antique Store

With more than 100 dealer stalls and an emphasis on affordability, Kudzu Antique Market is likely to have several versions of whatever it is you’re looking for — from dining tables and easy chairs to bar cabinets and floor lamps. Granted, you’re unlikely to find a Louis XIV bureau or a Chippendale d... | more...

Furniture and Home Goods Stores

Red Baron’s bills itself as “The World’s Best Antique Store” and they might just be right. From 19th-century nautical equipment to vintage cars and antique firearms to old statuary, the store’s rotating stock rivals many museums. If you need a 1920s Parisian cinema ticket booth, a mahogany bar from ... | more...

Antique Store

Dubbed “America’s Favorite Treasure Hunt,” Scott Antique Markets have been an Atlanta institution for more than 25 years. It also hosts the “World’s Largest Indoor Antique Shows” the second weekend of every month at the Atlanta Exposition Center. | more...


The list above first appeared in the 2015 CL Cityguide and was updated by CL Staff recently.



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