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Vintage & Contemporary

Not the cheapest thrift store in NYC but certainly one with very good items in both furniture... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
pookala
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Small, but clean

I came here because I read they offer plus size selection, but I did not find any plus sized... read more

Reviewed 16 January 2018
Kelsey S
,
North Dakota
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22 Jan 2018
“Vintage & Contemporary”
15 Jan 2018
“Small, but clean”
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Not the cheapest thrift store in NYC but certainly one with very good items in both furniture, clothing and accessories. The store is laid out well, staff is very pleasant and even more gratifying are amply sized and sturdy dressing rooms to make sure your...More

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Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

I came here because I read they offer plus size selection, but I did not find any plus sized clothes here. It was a small location, but what they did have was in good condition and the store overall was clean.

Thank Kelsey S
Reviewed 19 November 2017

All of these stores are terrific!!!! But, this one is the best! The best selection, a staff that knows the goods for sale, and, a vast selection of clothing, furniture, and, objects! A majority of the proceeds go to AIDS related charities, which is a...More

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Reviewed 4 July 2016 via mobile

Great cause, great content, great prices, and great service. What else could one want? I'm writing this review mainly to remember to come back.

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Reviewed 23 March 2016

Housing Works Thrift Shops can be found at various locations in NYC and Brooklyn. I have visited three, all of them were neat, clean with no musty odor. Items are nicely displayed and prices vary (they except major credit cards.) All proceeds are used to...More

Thank Liztish
Reviewed 14 July 2015

I found a wonderful designer purse for forty bux here. Clean store, nice staff, and well organized. clothes, shoes, furniture, mens, womens, books. Not a giant selection, but a good bit of stuff to choose from.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I loved Housing works and donated lots of stuff to them to them. I always looked around when I was there and over the years have bought lots of interesting things. Lately, when I browse through I am astounded at the prices they are asking...More

1  Thank nytraveller2014
Reviewed 22 March 2015 via mobile

I have been to a few of these stores all over the city. They tend to be much smaller than most thrift shops but have good quality of items and priced accordingly. I got lucky and got there during the spring sale with everything 50-75...More

Thank Russell-UP
Reviewed 31 May 2014

I just spent 2 hours waiting for the store on 96th and broadway, nyc to open, planning on buying a large rectangular glass panel. I was 2nd in line. but when i went inside the panel was nowhere to be found. i had expected it...More

1  Thank d g
Reviewed 10 October 2013

I have not been to their stores and after my experience as a donor I am reluctant. I made an appointment for a pick up for furniture (and smaller items) and when they did arrive (late) they took about five percent of what was promised...More

3  Thank Fergus O
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