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Household Recycling

A vintage clothing shop that also sells home goods

householdrecyclingPhoto: John Fischer


econdhand shop Urban Renewals carries vintage Ts and old high heels, but there’s a much less well-known home-goods section in a separate room to furnish those starter digs. Customers passing through the portal to this secret room are transported to another world of funky picture frames, tarnished tea sets, carved-up kitchen tables, book cases, mirrors, and desk chairs, all at prices far less than at those so called “cheap” furniture stores over on Harvard Avenue. Medoff


Once called Cambridge Crossing, Allston is the only community in America named for an artist—Washington Allston (1779-1843). Harvard’s Fogg Art Museum at Harvard has 261 of Allston’s works.