I'm looking for a local source vintage steel lawyer bookcases (preferably stripped).
I've tried Bergen Office Furniture, Lost City, and the big warehouse place on Wythe Street in Williamsburg [Two Jakes], but no dice. Everyone seems to say the same thing: "We used to see lots of those, but since Chelsea gentrified, they are now few and far between".
I know I can get these at Sonrisa in LA, but Sonrisa is super expensive and who wants to pay for shipping all the way to NY.
all best, Raul
Sounds tough indeed. Unfortunately, Los Angeles is the heartland for this type of furniture, so you might eventally want to get it from there. In the meantime, we would also look at: