Good Questions: Stripped Steel Lawyer Bookcases?

Good Questions: Stripped Steel Lawyer Bookcases?

Maxwell Ryan
Nov 8, 2004

Dear AT,

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:

  • General Nitemare which is a great resource
  • This one on eBay you could get stripped
  • Twenty Gauge Furniture (also in LA, but probably better prices) (Thanks, Raul!) MGR

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