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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Charles Atwood
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Gothic Architectural Elements
Terracotta
Single late 19th century white glazed terra cotta architrave building facade fragment removed from the historically important reliance building during extensive renovations completed...
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...
Louis Sullivan
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Antique 1890-1899 United States Late Victorian Architectural Elements
Terracotta
Original late 19th or early 20th century museum-quality exterior white glazed terra cotta stringcourse panel or block removed from the Schlesinger & Mayer department store during...
Frank Lloyd Wright
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Vintage 1920-1929 Japan Prairie School Chairs
Upholstery, Oak
Original museum-quality 20th century American hexagonal-backed side chair salvaged from the imperial hotel (Tokyo, Japan), prior to demolition in the late 1960s. The iconic "pea...
Winslow Brothers
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Renaissance Revival Architectura...
Copper, Iron
All original and exceptionally intact historically important 19th century American copper-plated cast iron interior elevator lobby grille panel salvaged from the extant Downtown Chic...
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Vintage 1920-1929 United States Egyptian Revival Wall-mounted Sculptures
Wood, Paper
Impressive all original circa 1920s American Art Deco papier mâché Egyptian pharaoh head with original hand-painted polychrome painted finish handcrafted by artists employed under th...
William Drummond Bone
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Vintage 1930-1939 United States Art Deco Wall Lights and Sconces
Bronze, Glass
Exceptional circa 1930s American Art Deco style interior rookery building super streamlined bronze metal elevator indicator light fixture originally flanking the William Drummond-des...
John Wellborn Root
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Antique 1880-1889 United States Renaissance Revival Architectural Elements
Iron
Finely executed museum-quality 19th century American interior copper-plated cast iron angled "wainscot" wall panel salvaged from the historic rookery building's Adams stree...
John Root
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Antique Late 19th Century United States Architectural Elements
Iron
Well-executed American 19th century ornamental cast iron interior trade building straight staircase baluster featuring a highly stylized tendril motif. The wonderfully designed balus...
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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Antique 19th Century United States Folk Art Signs
Pine
Hard to find and highly desirable late 19th century all original american antique Victorian era Folk Art dentist trade sign possibly from new York city or Boston. The artist or wood ...
Frank Lloyd Wright
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Early 20th Century United States Prairie School Architectural Elements
Plaster
All original museum quality, circa 1902 heavily ornamented cast plaster "sumac pattern" exterior frieze fragment removed from the Susan Lawrence Dana house designed by prai...

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