From DIY projects to obeying the rules of Feng Shui, it’s not that hard to make your dream apartment one-of-a-kind.

Let Manhattan luxury apartment broker Platinum Properties point you in the direction of the best secondhand and vintage furniture stores in the city to give your home a unique touch.


1. Housing Works, multiple NYC locations

Housing Works thrift shops are spread throughout the city, each with an eclectic selection of furniture and other secondhand goods.

Proceeds go towards HIV/AIDS victims and other charitable causes.


2. Vintage Thrift286 3rd Avenue


If you’re looking for enviable vintage furniture at reasonable prices, Vintage Thrift should be your first stop.

Their merchandise assortment varies daily, so you’ll never know what you’ll find every time you go in.


3. White Trash304 East 5th Street

For quirky furniture and home decor you won’t find anywhere else, head to White Trash.

They specialize in mid-century modern furnishings from the 40’s to the 70’s.


4. Furnish Green1261 Broadway, Suite 309

As “Manhattan’s local vintage furniture store,” Furnish Green prides itself in its ability to hunt down long-lasting vintage and antique pieces.


5. Décor NYC159 West 25th Street

This Chelsea consignment furniture store curates unique and vintage furnishings, with new items appearing every week.


6. City Opera Thrift Shop222 East 23rd Street

A smorgasbord of used treasures, City Opera Thrift Shop is a must-see (and shop!) in the Gramercy area.



Before thinking about how to furnish your brand new luxury apartment, you’ll have to find one first. Let Platinum’s team of skilled and friendly real estate agents give you the help you need.

Contact our office at (212) 825-0050 today, and keep checking back on Platinum Talk for apartment hunting tips and New York lifestyle posts.