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Best Places For Antiques In Pittsburgh

February 18, 2014 8:00 AM

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Collecting antiques is a favorite weekend hobby for many. Browsing antique shops can offer hours of enjoyment and also result in some great finds. Antiques offer a unique and beautiful way to furnish your home and also make great collector’s pieces. From glassware to paintings to furniture pieces, If you are planning to start a collection or looking for that one perfect piece to finish a room, visiting a local antique shop just might be the answer. Here are some great places to look for antiques in Pittsburgh. For more great options, see Best Places for Antiquing in Pittsburgh.

Antique Center of Strabane
2510 Washington Road
Canonsburg, PA 15317
(724) 745-8445
www.antiquecenterofstrabne.com

Located in Canonsburg, which is fast becoming a mecca for antiques, the Antique Center of Strabane features the products of 40 antique dealers under one roof. At the antique center, you can find beautiful and original paintings, rugs, furniture, quilts and even rare books. The center also offers appraisal service as well as metal polishing and antique lamp repair. It is a great resource for area antique enthusiasts. The Antique Center of Strabane is open daily from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m., except for holidays.

Tri-State Antique Center
47 W. Pike St.
Canonsburg, PA 15317
(724) 745-9116
www.tri-stateantiques.com

Also located in Canonsburg, the Tri-State Antique Center specializes in 20th century modern pieces. If you are looking for pieces with a modern deco vibe, vintage beaded purses or unique vanity items, Tri-State Antique Center is the place to score that perfect find. Tri-State is also a dealer of Heywood-Wakefield furniture and carries Howards Restor-a-Finish to keep your antique pieces looking beautiful. You can also rent antique pieces to use as movie or photography props both short term and long term from Tri-State Antique Center.

Route 19 Antique Mall
2597 Washington Road
Canonsburg, PA 15317
(724) 746-3277
www.cityofantiques.com

While you are in Canonsburg, you can also visit the Route 19 Antique Mall. This one-stop shop features the antiques of 33 dealers under one roof. The Route 19 Antique Mall carries only genuine antique pieces and does not offer replicas. The inventory changes regularly as dealers find new and interesting pieces to offer. You can find everything from jewelry and linens to country-style furniture. The Route 19 Antique Mall is open from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. daily.

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Zerrer’s Antiques
2703 Penn Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15222
(724) 554-3468
www.zerrersantiques.com

Located in the Strip District, Zerrer’s Antiques is a family-owned shop that has great decorative items for any room in your house. You can find antique, one-of-a kind furniture, accessories and glassware. You can find unique show pieces as well as pieces suited for everyday use. Zerrer’s also has much to offer collectors in the way of Duncan Miller glass pieces as well as antique signs and bar ware. New items arrive weekly at Zerrer’s, so be sure to check back often for new pieces.

Artifacts
110 S. Main St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15220
(412) 921-6544
www.westendartifacts.blogspot.com

If you’ve driven through Pittsburgh’s West End, you may have noticed Artifacts and its large storefront featuring interesting statues and product-filled window spaces. Artifacts offers more than 300,000 square feet of antiques and collectibles. Paintings, rugs, mirrors and lighting pieces can all be found at Artifacts. If you want to get an idea of what sort of pieces you can find before you shop, you can take a virtual tour on Artifacts’ website. The beautifully decorated store is every bit as marvel-worthy as the inventory.

Related: Best Vintage Stores In Pittsburgh

Jennifer Stockdale is a native of the greater Pittsburgh, PA area. She is a restaurant marketer and wine enthusiast and one of the hosts of the East Coast Wine Geeks Podcast. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.

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