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Search and Destroy

25 St. Marks Pl., New York, NY 10003 40.728939 -73.98842
nr. Third Ave.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-358-1120 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Type: Consignment/Thrift Shop
  • Products & Services: Fur/Leather, Men's Shoes, Menswear, Sex Toys/Adult Games, Vintage Clothing, Women's Shoes, Womenswear
Photo by Dave Ratzlow


Daily, 1pm-10pm

Nearby Subway Stops

6 at Astor Pl.; L at Third Ave.

Product Guide


  • Men's Shoes
  • Women's Shoes


  • Fur/Leather
  • Menswear
  • Vintage Clothing
  • Womenswear


  • Sex Toys/Adult Games


This hard-core St. Marks punk store is not for the faint of heart; in the small, densely packed space, a plastic bloody pig carcass and a bondage mannequin wearing a gas mask count as decorative accents. The large selection of vintage tees is more about quantity than quality—including an entire rack of $5 T-shirts—though a few rare finds can run upwards of $50. The spot has definite theme-party and Halloween-costume potential, especially for the area’s NYU crowd, with a mix of Hawaiian shirts, leather bomber jackets, women’s eighties dresses and sweatshirts, vests, leather boots, and vintage shoes. Although band tees and thrift garb fill most of the racks, the assortment of sex toys, masks, iron-on decals, studded belts, and Manic Panic makeup draws a diverse clientele.