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Thrift shopping is not only fun, it is also one of the best things you can do to help the planet. When you repurpose things that would otherwise be sent to a landfill you are performing the ultimate act of recycling. Of course let’s not forget the obvious, adding a unique piece to your home through salvage is also easy on the wallet. Our city has numerous antique stores, vintage shops, Thrift stores, and garage sales which contain a plethora of goodies just waiting for a new home. Here is a guide of a few of my favorite places to score a one of a kind find.


Flower Child
11508 Clifton Blvd., Lakewood, 216.939.9933
Furniture & housewares galore, clothes and accessories too.
Chelsea’s
1412 West 116th St., Cleveland, 216.226.9147
Enormous selection of vintage clothing & costumes.
Cleveland Furniture Bank
6700 Biddulph Rd. Cleveland, 216.459.2265
Used furniture, some vintage.
Cosmic Collectibles
14532 Detroit Ave., Lakewood, 216.221.1085
Knickknacks, furniture & housewares.
Suite Lorain
7105 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 216.281.1959
An awesome mix of all things vintage.
This Way Out

(Beachland Ballroom basement)
15711 Waterloo Road, Cleveland, 216.458.1156
Browse vintage apparel & records in between sets.
Unique Thrift in Ohio City
3333 Lorain Ave., Cleveland, 216.631.0205
Unearth the vintage finds on your own.

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