Do you love the hunt and the find? Plan to spend an afternoon strolling through Downtown Alameda’s historic Park Street District in search of out-of-the-ordinary collectibles and antiques. You’ll find one of the best selections of vintage clothing, estate jewelry, period furniture, and forgotten memorabilia from your childhood days.
There is no shortage of vintage shops and re-use boutiques to explore in Downtown Alameda and you may be surprised at the places you come across.
Here’s a recommended path to get you started:
Juniper Tree Vintage, 1320 Park Street
“Come into the Juniper Tree for all that’s vintage, beautiful, poodle-liciois, glitter-tastic,and one-of-a-kind!” Juniper Tree is the place to find fabulous vintage clothing from the 1940s, to now.
Rocket Reuse, 1355 Park Street
You’ll find a terrific selection of used books, movies, music, vintage clothes, and more at Rocket Reuse.
Toy Safari, 1410 Park Street
Toy Safari creates a magical atmosphere that engages the imagination. You’ll find an enormous inventory of new, used, and collectible toys at this popular toy store. Since opening its doors on Park Street, Toy Safari has become a destination for many serious toy buyers from all over the Bay Area.
Therapy Home, 1428 Park Street
Therapy Home is an eclectic circus offering everything from one-of-a-kind vintage finds to locally handmade furniture. Whether you need to completely revamp the old homestead or are just looking for that perfect finishing touch, go make yourself at home at Therapy!
Pauline’s Antiques, 1427 Park Street
“Whatever you need, we probably have it.” With over 25,000 sqare feet of floor space and over 54 years in business, Pauline’s Antiques is sure to have everything you’re looking for. Pauline’s Antiques carries items from the Victorian Era through the 1970’s.
Silver Baron’s Rare Coins, 1435 Park Street
Silver Baron’s buys and sells rare coins, bullion, scrap gold and silver, stamps, sports memorabilia, and other collectibles.
Second Home, 2524 Santa Clara Ave
Second Home is a consignment shop filled with an ever-changing inventory of quality home furnishings. Prices are reasonable and great deals may be found on a variety of gently used items including furniture, dishes, glassware, home accessories and decor.
Vintiq, 2305 Santa Clara Ave
This trendy vintage shop encompasses the old Towata Flowers greenhouse and is all about “Decor, Fashion, and Resurrected Artifacts.” Vintiq offers antiques and crafts by local and not so local artists.
Lost City Antiques, 1519 Park Street
Lost City Antiques is a co-op with over 20 dealers offering a wide-ranging variety of antiques and collectibles. The immense building showcases three levels packed with an amazing assortment of antiques, collectibles, and vintage clothing. Any visit to Lost City Antiques is sure to bring back many fond memories of the “good old days.”
Fort Knox, 1546 Park Street
Fort Knox of Alameda has been selling and buying gold, silver, rare coins, estate jewelry, diamonds, watches, sterling flatware, and bullion for over 30 years. Their well-trained staff are available to provide spot appraisals on a range of items.
Redux Studios & Gallery, 2315 Lincoln Ave
Redux is comprised of art studios, gallery, and shop focused on work from salvaged and reclaimed materials.
M&M Antiques & Collectibles, 2307 Blanding Ave
M&M Antiques, Collectibles, and Unique Gifts is packed with showcases stuffed to the brim with jewelry, coins, signed and unsigned pieces of glassware, beautiful art pieces, retro household items, and many more collectibles. The shop also offers much of its inventory online via their Ebay store, “A Gilded Cage.”
Lynn’s of Alameda, 2807 Encinal Ave
This shop is outside of the downtown district but is worth the drive. Lynn’s is a family owned, family operated business that began in 1963. Their consignment store is filled with antiques, collectibles, dolls, jewelry, china, quality used furniture, and more.
Search our business directory to find other unique shops in Downtown Alameda and the historic Park Street District: www.DowntownAlameda.com
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