Dumpster diving will certainly lead to no-charge furnishings, but you’ll have to take your chances with bedbugs and bodily fluids. For one-of-a-kind furniture that don’t require rummaging through the trash, head to this vintage housewares depot. Owner J.P. Ferraioli handpicks every piece, and stocks every era, from mid-century to Danish modern and Art Deco. Currently up for grabs is a retro ’60s laminate desk ($125), an Art Deco wardrobe from the ’30s ($350) and a Victorian marble-and-wood dresser ($375).
|Venue name:||Brownstone Treasures||Contact:|
220 Court St
|Cross street:||between Baltic and Warren Sts|
|Opening hours:||Tue–Fri 11am–6:30pm, Sat 10:30am–5:30pm, Sun 11am–6pm|
|Transport:||Subway: F, G to Bergen St|