Where to Buy Antique or Vintage Furniture and Architectural Elements in Calgary
Find old treasures for your home at these places in and around Calgary.
Photograph by Linda Kee
One of the best places to find Asian antique furniture and home accessories in the entire country, this Inglewood store has plenty of unique pieces.
1217A 9 Ave. S.E., 403-263-0383, hinchcliffandlee.com
You’ll need to set aside some time to scour the wares of the more than 50 vendors operating out of this 15,000-square-foot antique mall.
3419 8 St. S.E., 403-287-1988
In addition to antique furniture, Iron Crow is chock full of one-of-a-kind decorative items celebrating Alberta culture. Oil-and-gas, western and Indigenous artifacts feature prominently.
4305 9 St. S.E., 403-287-8770, ironcrow.ca
Grab yourself some of the design aesthetic that has defined furniture trends in recent years at this tasteful Inglewood showroom.
1221B 9 Ave. S.E., 403-918-4475, midcenturydweller.ca
Laying claim to the title of “Southern Alberta’s largest antique mall,” you’ll find this sprawling antique hub just north of the city in Airdrie.
325 Edmonton Tr. S.E., Airdrie, 403-948-3669, whereonearth.ca
Carrying both antiques and architectural salvage, including doors and screens, this shop specializes in pieces from China and also has an event space where they run monthly “warehouse talks” on a variety of subjects.
Bay 3, 9727 Horton Rd. S.W., 403-475-8814, wuandmchugh.com
Make the drive to Okotoks to peruse this recently expanded collection of rustic antiques and salvage with farmyard flavour.
185, 100 Stockton Ave., Okotoks, 403-995-2399, allthroughthehouse.ca
Salvage Solutions gets its materials from aging agriculture buildings that can't be restored. You can purchase barn wood, dimensional lumber and hardware to create your own project or commission a custom decor item — like a mantle, harvest table, barn door — to be built for you.
1048 Macleod St., Pincher Creek, salvagesolutions.ca
Started with the goal to keep material out of landfills, Tim’s Reusables stocks a wide variety of saved and salvaged building materials, fixtures and hardware.
Bay B, 336 35th Ave. N.E., 403-276-1616, timsreusables.com
Sourcing their salvage from the U.K., France and Belgium, Uniquities carries an impressive selection of antiques and rare materials ranging from Victorian doorknobs and Welsh slate roofing tiles to pre-Industrial Revolution hand-thrown brick.
Bay 2, 2501 Alyth Rd. S.E., 403-228-9221, uniquities.ca