Household Recycling

A vintage clothing shop that also sells home goods

householdrecyclingPhoto: John Fischer

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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

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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.

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