Doing time on Philly’s Antique Row
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If you’ve got to do time anywhere, pick somewhere fabulous.
Today’s home are suffering from big-box store overkill: generic pieces that are sold in bulk and made to break within a couple of years. Sure, Ikea and Target are great to get started when you’re on a budget but there comes a time in our lives when we’ve got to grow up and our furniture should grow up, too. Quality furniture can be a good investment, bringing pieces in to your home that can be enjoyed for generations.
If your home has been convicted of generic décor, or was simply caught aiding and abiding a few fashionable transgressions, the moment has come for you to serve time on Antique Row. Out with the mundane and average. In with the timeless elegance and fine craftsmanship that has come to define antiques.
Shops on Antique Row have guaranteed personality. In addition to antiques, shoppers can find home décor shops that are filled with one-of-a-kind pieces that reflect more contemporary and off-kilter aesthetics. Home accents here may be just what you need to give your Philadelphia apartment the oomph that you’ve been missing.
One of the great things about Antique Row is that you can park in one place and explore a series of stores within one swoop. There are multiple antiques shops concentrated into one walker-friendly area. When the shopping has roused your appetite, there are also bakeries, cafes, and restaurants that will help to give you the boost needed to make it through the rest of your shopping excursion.
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