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Restoration with Brett Waterman March 11 2017

We are in the business of selling furniture and goods with a past here at Urban Americana.  It is our passion. There is something romantic about honoring the history that comes with buying and collecting antique and vintage items.  Our goal is to keep the history of each piece alive.  That is exactly what Brett Waterman does with the homes he restores.  Brett is a preservationist specializing in restoring historical homes by peeling back decades of questionable design decisions and restoring living spaces to their original glory. We were lucky to have Brett Waterman stop by our store recently with...


Hans Wegner: The Iconic Designer February 02 2017

HANS WAGNER The name Hans Wegner has become an important chapter of Danish design and history. Wegner introduced his first furniture designs in the early 1940s, focusing especially on chairs. His work featured natural woods and simple, neutral colors. Over the next few decades, Wegner won several design awards from around the world for his work. Today, his work continues to appear in classic room designs everywhere. After his death in 2007 at the age of 92, a growing number of designers have come to recognize his vintage pieces as valuable and important parts of the Danish aesthetic.  Due to...


2017 Color of the Year January 19 2017

COLOR TREND FOR 2017 GREENERY! As they have done since 2000, Pantone unveiled their choice for the color of the year and for 2017 the winner is...GREENERY!  Here is what they have to say about Greenery:   We like their choice for 2017.  It has a feeling of revival and renewal.  Since our obsession is Mid-Century Modern, Antiques and Up-Cycled findings, we like the feeling of revitalizing!  That is what greenery brings into your living space, a feeling of revival!  Here are some vintage items we found on our online store to bring a little "Greenery" to your living space.   Our...


Online Store Goes Live! September 16 2014

We’re excited to be days away from the launch of our online store. We have added some unique items to our store to get things started. We will continue to add new products daily and hope you will check back often. Our 16,000 sq ft warehouse boasts a vast array of unique items, which we will be happy to ship to your location. Let us know if there is a specific item you are looking for and we will do our best to source that for you.