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Housing Works Thrift Shop

W. 17th St., New York City, NY
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Great all around

Great cause, great content, great prices, and great service. What else could one want? I'm writing... read more

Reviewed 4 July 2016
Washington DC, District of Columbia
via mobile
Second Hand is the new trend......

Housing Works Thrift Shops can be found at various locations in NYC and Brooklyn. I have visited... read more

Reviewed 23 March 2016
Middletown, New York
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3 Jul 2016
“Great all around ”
22 Mar 2016
“Second Hand is the new trend......”
W. 17th St., New York City, NY
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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.

Thank MyTravelJournal1
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

2  Thank FOBNewYorkCity
Reviewed 3 September 2012

I love this thrift store. It is on my way home from work on Broadway between 96th and 97th streets. There are senior and student reductions on Tuesdays, and this store receives new goods every day. The shop looks completely different every week. Book shelves,...More

1  Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed 30 August 2012

The title says it all. A small-ish shop with an excellent selection of very good quality clothes at reasonable prices. It may not be the cheapest thrift stores around, but certainly the best value. When we visited, there was even a 50% off deal on...More

2  Thank Pho-Trappers
Reviewed 5 May 2010

My sister and I have been travelling back and forth to New York City for years. We grew up there and pride ourselves on knowing some of the best thrift in New York, but we will no longer be shopping at housingworks like we used...More

4  Thank 808sister
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