Tag Archives: salvaged materials

Amazing cast iron staircase: New Arrival

Now Available through Olde Good Things are these two magnificent staircases retrieved from the Greystone State Hospital prior to it’s demise earlier this year. These Victorian staircases have stood the test of time for one and a half centuries, originally … Continue reading






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Holiday California Container

 






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Latest arrival – salvaged milk bottles handsilvered to make a great look

It’s that time again. …A time to transform your home into something festive, but not at all tacky, and this holiday season OGT will be your best friend. First up we have hand-silvered old milk bottles. Foraging for goodies in … Continue reading






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From ruins to reuse. Find your fireplace at Olde Good Things

This shabby looking dilapidated mansion recently was slated for demolition.  Of course, the salvage team at Olde Good Things was on the scene to see what treasures they could uncover prior to it’s demise. Well they didn’t have to look far, almost … Continue reading






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Designing with nautical lighting

With a vast offering of lighting from industrial to elegant, designers find Olde Good Things a prime go-to shop for authentic original fixtures.  Of late, one of the favorites has been unique maritime lights salvaged from ocean carriers of long ago.  Here … Continue reading






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Creative and sustainable storage and shelving

Shoppers familiar with Olde Good Things have come to know our unique line of Altered Antiques.  These furnishings are fabricated from sustainable reclaimed materials and made into functional decor for the home or office. Here are just a few of our most … Continue reading






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Architectural find of the week: Historic limestone friezes from Philadelphia Civic Center

In 1931, the Philadelphia Civic Center became the center of the arts as well as a gathering place for conventions, concerts, and sporting events. It included a museum which showcased the different trade and commerce practices from around the world, … Continue reading






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Really big shows

For serious antique buyers and dealers, as well as those who just want take a look at what the different vendors have to offer, traveling antique shows are a high point of the season. Olde Good Things travels to distant … Continue reading






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A little piece of New York City

Over the years Olde Good Things has done a number of salvage jobs, removing architectural details from famous buildings all over.  Among our many finds are copper clad windows from well-known skyscrapers in New York City. Among them are the famous Flatiron … Continue reading






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Olde Good Things accents Rio apartments

It’s always a great compliment to have your work reviewed in globally renowned publications.  Well designers and architects, Beto Figuiredo and Luiz Eduardo Almeida of Ourico Arquitetura E Design, a Rio de Janeiro design firm, have had their work  featured more than once … Continue reading






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