We went to several antiques stores in Aurora, but the one that blew our collective minds was Aurora Mills Architectural Salvage. Even the outside of the building is impressive:
I didn’t know anything about this place, and had no idea just how amazing it would be. Portlanders, this place makes Hippo Hardware look small. There was more than I could even hope to take pictures of…here were some of my favorite things.
Tons of industrial lights:
Do not come here expecting country prices: this place is only 35 minutes from Portland, their stock is impressive, and they know what they have. You will be paying full retail. Having said that, it is well worth the trip, and is easily one of the best antiques places I have been to in Oregon. My partner kept saying, “We really need to make more money…I see some stuff I need to get”.
Final installment tomorrow…