2 Lambert Street, Roslyn Heights
(516-484-7800, ext. 3059)
If you covet a double-wide fridge or commercial-style range, Goldman Associates is a good place to start. It’s the area’s largest distributor of high-end brands like Sub-Zero, Wolf, Asko, and Best.
29 First Avenue
This East Village appliance source sells a wide variety of fridges, ranges, and washers (Miele, Viking, Sub-Zero, Gaggenau). Don’t despair if you can’t find what you’re looking for: There are additional styles and models in stock.
Krup’s Kitchen & Bath
11 West 18th Street
These high-end appliance dealers have a reputation for stocking their tiny Flatiron store full of the latest (and trendiest) lines. They’ve got the ubiquitous Viking ranges, but also stoves by Gaggenau and La Cornue, dishwashers by Bosch, and bath fixtures from the likes of Toto and Kohler.
34 West 22nd Street, sixth floor
Stephen Balser and his team of plaster experts will custom-design just about anything for your home, from the basic (wall panels, cabinets, bathtubs, sinks, countertops) to the ornamental (domes, vaults, cornices). Choose among smooth, polished, patterned, or rough-hewn textures.
450 West 31st Street
A sculpture and fabrication studio for creative types, Atta manufactures functional and decorative architectural objects for residences. It uses materials like clay, fiberglass, and resin to create tables, sinks, lamps, and countertops.
Get Real Surfaces, Inc.
37 West 20th Street
The concrete pros at Get Real offer everything from floor and wall tiles to custom-designed countertops, sinks, and fireplaces. They’ve got fourteen standard colors to choose from but will also custom color-match any paint chip.
Neil Boyce Renovations
A high-end general contractor, Neil Boyce does it all: electric, plumbing, finishes. He and his team of craftsmen specialize in architectural millwork, including cabinetry, crown moldings, and all things stone, metal, marble, and glass.
As the name suggests, Theatrical Props designs stage sets. But these carpentry experts have also branched out into residential work: They use antique wood (culled from collapsed barns and the like) to create floors, beds, cabinets—you name it.
LIGHTING & FURNISHINGS
85 Fifth Avenue
375 West Broadway
This national chain offers home décor with European flair. Pick up anything from embroidered dish towels and milk-glass eggcups to kitchen chairs.
B & G Antique Lighting
28-05 Broadway, Fair Lawn, N.J.
B & G specializes in antique-lighting restoration as well as custom-designed ceiling, wall, floor, and table lamps. Most of its fixtures are brass, but B & G will do just about any metal finish (nickel, pewter, copper).
34 West 13th Street
Filaments offers modernist lighting for a streamlined kitchen or home: lots of new and vintage fixtures, with a heavy emphasis on mid-century lamps—Saarinen, Castiglioni, George Nelson—and shades.