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145 Antiques

43-10 23rd St., Ste. 2A, Long Island City; 718-472-2441; 145antiques.com

This vast showroom of tasteful French antiques never gets old. Amid the 19th-century settees and gilded mirrors are Art Nouveau chandeliers and inlaid armoires to make a room truly extraordinary. $$$$

1stdibs

200 Lexington Ave., nr. 33rd St., tenth fl., in the New York Design Center; 646-293-6633; 1stdibs.com/nydc

The online antiques auction house has its own dedicated showroom at the New York Design Center. The space covers the entire tenth floor of the massive building, boasting 33,000 square feet of vintage and antique goods culled from all over the world. $$$-$$$$

Abingdon 12

613 Hudson St., nr. Jane St.; 212-206-6845; abingdon12.com

In this pre–Civil War townhouse in the West Village, you can browse a trove of art objects that span time and tastes, including unusual glassware, industrial furniture, and a few dumbbells. When it comes to art, Abingdon 12 is the primary source for the work of artist Rodger Stevens.$$$

Adelaide

702 Greenwich St., at 10th St.; 212-627-0508; adelaideny.com

This store resembles an Art Deco dream, with rosewood bar consoles, clean-line sofas, stainless-steel cocktail shakers, and high-back club chairs. Stock—including furniture, design objects, and art from the ’30s through the ’50s—is replenished every two weeks, so swing by often. $$$$

Alan Moss

436 Lafayette St., nr. Astor Pl.; 212-473-1310; alanmossny.com

This spot carries sconces, ceramics, and decorative objects from the ’20s through the ’50s, but the real stars here are the crystal and metal chandeliers, also products of that era. $$$$

Alan Rosenberg Works of Art

155 W. 20th St., nr. Seventh Ave.; 212-989-4061; arwoa.com

This shop is so small that it seems more like a home. Still, Rosenberg manages to fit in an impressive array of 20th-century art and design, specializing in lesser-known names like Carlyle Brown and Allan Adler. $$-$$$ (by appointment only)

Alice Kwartler Antiques

445 Park Ave., nr. 57th St.; 212-752-3590; alicekwartler.com

This spacious midtown shop attracts collectors from around the world with its antique sterling-silver, enamel, and crystal pieces. Large glass cases around the perimeter hold a carefully curated selection of cocktail, bar, and vanity accessories from brands like Tiffany and Cartier. $$$

Antiqueria Tribeca

129 Duane St., at Church St.; 212-227-7500; antiqueria.com

This gallery of French Art Deco pieces has desks, dining-room suites, lighting, accessories, and more. Parisian distressed-leather club chairs start at $6,000 a pair. Check out the website in advance to get first dibs on new stock, which arrives every six weeks. $$$-$$$$

Area ID

262 Elizabeth St., nr. Houston St.; 212-219-9903; areaid.com

This high-end Nolita shop features an enviable collection of original mid-century-modern furnishings from the United States, Italy, France, and Scandinavia as well as reproduction sofas, club chairs, and chaises longues in similar styles, all upholstered in buttery washable ultraleather. $$$-$$$$

Arkitektura

1324 Lexington Ave., at 88th St., Ste. 250; 212-334-5570; arkitektura.com

Shop here for mid-century modern’s greatest hits and terrific reproductions, like chairs and tables by Eliel and Eero Saarinen, plus some by Edwin Lutyens. Bring an architect friend if you can: Arkitektura offers its own classically designed furniture and table lighting (plus a 40 percent general discount) to those in the trade. $$$ (made in N.Y.)

Ash NYC

143 Roebling St., nr. Metropolitan Ave., Williamsburg; 347-422-0078; ashnyc.com

At this gem-packed home-décor shop, owner Ari Heckman stocks a singular mix of high-quality vintage pieces—from designer furniture to tabletop accessories—sourced from an array of dealers, estates, and auctions. $$-$$$ (consulting services)

B4 It Was Cool...

89 E. Houston St., at Bowery; 917-642-7499; b4itwascool.com

B4 shines with industrial lights dating from the early days of electricity through the 1930s, all original and made in America. Vintage industrial furniture is also available; stools from the Toledo Metal Company are one of the boutique’s specialties. $$-$$$$

BAC

16 Crosby St., nr. Grand St.; 212-431-6151; gallerybac.com

Twentieth-century European furniture, objets d’art, lighting, and rugs fill this converted warehouse. Scandinavian design is well represented, and the owner’s passion for French furniture is evident in his handpicked array of tables and chairs. $$$$

Baxter and Liebchen

33 Jay St., nr. Plymouth St., Dumbo; 718-797-0630; baxterliebchen.com

This 5,000-square-foot showroom has more than 1,000 pieces of vintage Danish-modern furniture. Chairs and benches by designers Finn Juhl and Arne Jacobsen are especially popular and have the added draw of being reasonably priced. $$-$$$

Bernard & S. Dean Levy

24 E. 84th St., at Madison Ave.; 212-628-7088; levygalleries.com

The Levys’ expansive collection of American antiques and art includes mirrors, mirrors, and more mirrors. Recent finds include a gilded convex one with a carved-eagle adornment and a European, Queen Anne–carved gilt beauty.$$$-$$$$

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