Urban Remains

Chicago, IL

About Urban Remains

With our main facility and building artifact museum and gallery located just west of downtown Chicago, Urban Remains has been dealing exclusively in the reclamation and recycling of American antique architectural artifacts and other oddities found among commercial and industrial buildings or residential structures for over the past 10 years. Our vast online collection contains over 28,000 meticulously documented and photographed salvaged artifacts found throughout the United States. New acquisitions are added daily to their respective categories found on the homepage. Ur...Read More

Urban Remains

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Antique 1880-1889 United States Eastlake Chandeliers and Pendants
Brass, Ceramic
Highly sought after circa 1880s American Aesthetic Movement six-arm oversized salvaged Chicago chandelier designed and fabricated by Thackara, buck, and sons, Philadelphia, pa. The c...
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Antique 1880-1889 United States Renaissance Revival Architectural Elements
Iron, Oak
Exceptional historically important late 19th century all original and unrestored American quartered white oakwood and wrought iron potter palmer mansion interior staircase angled rai...
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Folk Art Sculptures and Carvings
Cut Steel, Wood
Stunning all original, circa 1930s skilfully crafted American Folk Art dornier do x model airplane or flying boat discovered on the south side of Chicago. Very little is known about ...
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Antique 1880-1889 Late Victorian Doors and Gates
Pine
two matching original and intact mid-1870's white pine wood oversized sliding pocket doors possibly fabricated by or for palmer, fuller & co., chicago, ills. the two post-fire ch...
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Signs
Glass, Wood
exceptional all original 19th century american hand-carved pine wood optician trade or advertising sign featuring the highly desirable anaglyph lenses consisting of cobalt blue and r...
Frank Lloyd Wright
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Antique Late 19th Century North America Architectural Elements
Terracotta
museum-quality 19th century all original and unrestored deep relief exterior slip glaze terra cotta border segmented or sectional panel salvaged from the schiller building's (later k...
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Vintage 1920-1929 United States Renaissance Revival Figurative Sculptures
One-of-a-kind all original and largely intact roaring 1920s American giant-sized reinforced cast plaster costumed female statue salvaged from the auditorium of the historic (non-exta...
Adler & Sullivan
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Industrial Architectural Elements
Iron
original historically-important late 19th century single-sided exterior fire escape diminutive open grate horizontal platform panel salvaged from the the non-extant m.a. meyer loft b...
Mclewee & Son
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Mounted Objects
Copper
Very rare and well-executed American 19th century museum-quality wrought copper exterior building or storefront druggists' mortar & pestle trade sign attributed to f. McElwee &am...
Garden City Mfg, Co.
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Industrial Signs
very rare american depression-era oversized single-sided flush mount wall-mounted fulton market cold storage building business directory executed in part by "garcy" or the ...
Northwestern Terra Cotta Company
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Vintage 1920-1929 United States Renaissance Revival Animal Sculptures
Terracotta
seldom found original and intact early 20th century white glazed figural terra cotta freestanding rearing lion diminutive statue fabricated as an advertising piece by the northwester...
General Motors ( GM )
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Industrial Signs
Wood
one of kind, museum-quality late 1940's original polychrome enameled wood f3 locomotive traveling promotional display piece hand-crafted specifically for general motors electromotive...

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