Midwest Scavenger: Top 40 Midwest Finds

Midwest Scavenger: Top 40 Midwest Finds

Sarah Rae Smith
Jan 30, 2009

As we comb through the Craigslist postings for multiple midwest cities, we are always impressed at the large concentration of "cool" in particular places. So each Friday for the next 4 weeks we will be featuring a specific city in addition to our top 40 Midwest Finds. Click through the jump to see which city made the top of this week's, "Holy cow, if only we lived there.... list."

This Week's Feature City is Detroit, Mi!
For the last 3 weeks in a row it has been all we could do to not hop in the car and make the drive to Detroit. Their Craigslist has been full of fantastic finds at fantastic Midwest prices. Items are well taken care of and are often times rare in nature. This week, there is a lot of high end furniture selling for reduced prices along with some great smaller finds that can be easily found when searching for hot key phrases. Nice work Detroit!

  • 2 Vintage Modern Chrome Lounge Chairs: for $150 in Kansas City, Mo
  • Almost New Crate and Barrel Sofa: for $1000 in Kansas City, Mo
  • Modern Glass Tables: for $250 in Des Moines, Ia
  • 60's Vintage Chair: for $30 in Ankeny, Ia
  • Retro Table and Padded Chair Set: for $50 in Cedar Rapids, Ia
  • Mid Century China Hutch: for $75 in Cedar Rapids, Ia
  • Long Hotel Style Dresser: for $30 in Ogden, Ia
  • Retro Tufted Leather Rocker: for $45 in Colona, Il
  • Retro 3 Globe Floor Lamp: for $50 in Detroit, Mi
  • Atomic Bar Stools: for $40 in Detroit, Mi
  • Mid Century Table and Chairs Set: for $180 in Detroit, Mi
  • Retro Light Up Pedestal Table: for $20 in Warren, Mi
  • Square Vinyl Love Seat: for $75 in Detroit, Mi
  • Dining Room Set w/ Brown Ikea Gilbert Chairs and Persian Rug: for $300 in Detroit, Mi
  • 4 Juliana Chairs from Design Within Reach: for $1175 in Detroit, Mi
  • Modern Lounge Chair from Bright Ideas: for $325 in Detroit, Mi
  • Linge Roset Armchair: for $700 in Detroit, Mi
  • Case Study Shelving Unit: for $1300 in Detroit, Mi
  • Retro Pendant Lighting: for $15 in Grand Rapids, Mi
  • Padded Yellow Shell Chair: for $50 in Grand Rapids, Mi
  • 2 Black Tufted MC Lounge Chairs: for $250 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Chrome, Acrylic and Marble Retro Floor Lamp: for $25 in St. Paul, Mn
  • Mid Century Curved Bedside Table/Dresser: for $60 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Teak and Marble Mid Century Lamps: for $60 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Teak Mid Century Headboard: for $60 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Room & Board Harrelson 68w Bench: for $249 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Room and Board Encore Sofa: for $499 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Modern Bent Wood Chair: for $25 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Room and Board Putnam Chair in Dawn Ebony: for $199 in St. Louis Park, Mn
  • Room and Board Portica Counter Table: for $250 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Pair of Bertoia Diamond Chairs 1952: for $349 in St. Louis, Mo
  • Retro Starburst Clock: for $30 in St. Louis, Mo
  • Set of 6 Retro Glasses and Holder: for $ 14 in Washington, Mo
  • 9 ft Vintage Modern Sofa: for $250 in Omaha, Ne
  • Vintage Dresser Set: $150 in Grand Island, Ne
  • DWR Floor Sample Sale: In Milwaukee. Great deals on multiple items!
  • Pristine Danish Modern Dresser: for $50 in Brown Deer, Wi
  • Cable Suspension Display Systems: $2500 in Milwaukee, Wi
  • Mid Century Teak Display Units: $399 for both in Milwaukee, Wi
  • 2 Veer Pillows: for $20 in Waukesha, Wi

    Think your city has what it takes to make the top of the list next week? Let us know in the comments below in case we aren't scanning the Craigslist nearest you!

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