2017 Guide to Washington DC and Baltimore’s Best Midcentury Modern Vintage Furniture Stores

(Updated July 2017) Long before AMC’s Mad Men exposed it to new fans, sleek midcentury modern (MCM) furniture captured the attention of the stylish and made its way into tens of thousands of homes. In fact, it’s so popular that there are entire stores dedicated to the style of furniture in DC, Maryland, and Virginia. So if you’re one of its fans — new or old — read on to learn about the best stores the area has to offer. Regardless of your budget or where in the DMV you reside, we’ll give you a run down on the speciality stores and a few hidden bonuses that you may have missed.

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New Store: Fair Auction Co — a Local, Online Auction House

No fast talking auctioneers or ear grabbing bidders here – just carefully selected vintage and antique furniture as well as a variety of vintage collectibles from housewares to artwork. We welcome Fair Auction Company, based out of Chantilly, VA to ATTIC.

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New Store: Agent Upcycle of Baltimore

Over the past two years, we’ve seen the departing of many great vintage stores including Off the Beaten Track Warehouse, Hunted House and Millennium. So given those losses, it’s great to report on a new store that recently opened and is included on ATTIC — Agent Upcycle of Catonsville / Baltimore.

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New Store: Nomad Yard Collectiv

Nomad Yard Collectiv, located in a wonderfully decorated space on New York Ave NE in NOMA, is now listing vintage furniture on ATTIC. Their goods include a blend of vintage industrial and retro furniture, as well as some nicely redone and reimagined vintage pieces. Specifically, they offer some Anthropologie-esque vintage sofas and love seats that have been reupholstered in contemporary fabrics and patterns. Check out their recent inventory and keep an eye on our Browse page for their latest.

Where to Find Affordable, Good Quality and Unique Furniture in the Washington DC area

The notions of “affordable” and “good quality” might be viewed as subjective, and what we’re referring to as “unique” is a bit broader than a pure literal interpretation. So let’s start by clarifying what we mean.

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Washingtonian Magazine Features ATTIC Atop List of Local Furniture Stores

The Washingtonian recently ran a quick round up about beautiful nightstands and the best places in DC to find them. ATTIC was first on their list!

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