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 NEWSLETTERS - May 10, 2005
 

Welcome to the sixth edition of the Olde Good Things newsletter.
In this Newsletter you will find information on our latest excavations and unique finds,
as well as tips and ideas from our seasoned staff. Enjoy!

 This Newsletter's Theme:  Architectural Garden Elements
 
  Latest Excavations
  What's Happening at Olde Good Things
  Tip of the Month
  Related Link
  Customer Showcase
  About Us

 Latest Excavations
 
88th Street - NY, NY - Amazing Building Stones
Just what you see, decorative terracotta floral stones, perfect for the home or garden...
 
     

Chestnut Cabinets from a Brooklyn Pharmacy c. 1910
These cabinets with original wavy glass and decorative iron hardware were salvaged from a Brooklyn, NY Pharmacy prior to demolition. Made from quality quartersawn chestnut - these salvaged cabinets are an unusual find and just waiting for new placement.

 


Upper East Side Church - Manhattan, NY
This church from the early twentieth century was rich with the gothic style. These elements were salvaged
and most can be seen at our Chelsea location in Manhattan.

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Upper East Side Church - Manhattan, NY

This church from the early twentieth century was rich with the gothic style.  These elements were salvaged
and most can be seen at our Chelsea location in Manhattan. 

 

 

16th Century Limestone Mantel - England

Heavily carved figural English limestone mantel - retrieved from a home in England 100 years ago and brought to a Long Island Estate, it was later purchased by a New York Museum.  Now, it can be seen at our Chelsea location in Manhattan.

 

 

Olde Good Things has developed a wonderful reputation in the salvage business. As a result, we have many new and exciting excavations of choice estates on the horizon. Read all about them in upcoming newsletters on our website.
 

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What’s Happening at Olde Good Things 
 
We've have launched our new Olde Good Things online store. We are trying to make it easier for you to peruse our site and find exactly what you are looking for as far as your architectural needs. Keep an eye out - we'll be launching more new updates and will keep you posted by email.
Now that Spring has sprung, you like us are most likely trying to enjoy the break in the weather and get going on outside activities. We will be attending many shows this spring, take a look at our calendar of events for all upcoming Spring shows....
We're still the leading architectural salvage company in the United States - many facilities managers and building owners have been calling us to sell us salvage rights to their buildings prior to interior or complete demolition of properties. We offer competitive prices for salvage rights as well as have a fully insured, experienced staff who safely and carefully remove architectural elements.
Remember we offer the service of removal of architectural elements for building owners... Take a look at the latest job we did for a building owner in Manhattan. He wanted to save this lovely finial before the building was raised.. the architecturologists were on the scene..

 

 

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 Tip of the Month: Great uses for iron and terracotta and building stones
 
With garden season finally here... all you outdoors lovers have been anxiously awaiting your chance to break ground and start up your beautiful warm weather gardens... What makes a more beautiful garden or patio than salvaged stone and iron elements.. Nothing makes a garden more lovely than a decorative stone or an old iron fence spear twirling with a flowering vine. Olde Good Things specializes in salvaging these hard to get items. At our Scranton location alone we have two iron yards and a large stone yard, a sprawling 3 1/2 acre lot filled with outdoor items. Take a look at just a few of our antique and new garden and patio elements.
 
 

 

 

 
       
 

 

 Related Link
 
See our previous excavation of building stones from the Hudson Building in Detroit, MI..
http://www.oldegoodthings.com/excavat12.htm
We still have many of the shell stones pictured on this page - which make lovely garden ornaments.
 

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 Customer Showcase

One of our Manhattan customers, who frequents our Chelsea location has completely renovated the lobby of his Manhattan apartment, as well as the apartment itself. These elements, once only good for the landfill have been salvaged and restored to make this once 1980's style lobby and apartment into its period style - Arts & Crafts.
 

         
Many thanks to our valued repeat Olde Good Things customers, we appreciate your patronage!
 

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 About Us
  
Olde Good Things is your one-stop source for authentic architectural antiques. Visit us Online, in our 4-floor NYC Showroom, or at our 135,000 sq. ft. Scranton, PA Warehouse!  12,000 SF Showroom/Warehouse in LA, California. You’ll find… 
· All varieties of Antique Wood Flooring to choose from, including Heart-pine and Red or White Oak, expertly milled and planed to precise specifications.
· Over 2,000 Interior and Exterior Doors IN STOCK!
· Original Antique Hardware and Fixtures.
· Furniture and Lighting.
· Vast array of Iron Balconies and Gates.
· Marble and Wooden Fireplace Mantels.
· Garden Ornaments and Fountains.
· Tin Panels and Tin & Copper Mirrors.
· Terra Cotta and Ornamental Ceramics.
· Rare Handpicked Finds!!!


See our previous newsletter for more interesting information.... 
 

 

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Tell us what you need and we'll see if we can find it for you. Understand that what is listed on our web site is not even 25% of our complete inventory.
     
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