You have heard it once, and you will hear it again — the Central West End is a great place to shop. CWE’s shopping scene is truly something to behold with eccentric antiques and a unique mom-and-pop vibe.
So, if you’re interested in going antique shopping in the CWE, this guide is for you.
DKR Interiors is a must-visit if you’re looking for the perfect antique piece to accent your home.
This shop features a wide range of styles and eras—and it’s all curated by owner David Kent Richardson himself. Inside, you’ll find everything from antique silver to industrial, architectural remnants. Plan on spending plenty of time because there’s so much to see!
Link Auction Galleries is an excellent resource for those looking to buy or sell antiques.
Located in St. Louis’ Central West End, this full-service auction house is in a beautiful historic church with various antique items.
Their decorative art collection includes a variety of antique and contemporary glass, porcelain, pottery, and metalware. If you’re looking to build or sell your collections, Link Auction Galleries has experts who can identify quality makers and distinguish rare objects from the ordinary.
In addition to decorative art, they also offer fine antique American, Continental, English, and Asian furniture.
They also specialize in appraisal services. So, whether you are looking to value a single piece of furniture or an entire estate, their specialists will be able to assist you.
Bonus! A couple of minutes away from CWE are other antique shops worth visiting. These include The Hill Antique Market and Cherokee Antique Row.
With over 75 vendors offering a wide array of goods, The Hill Antique Market is a place for the avid collector and the casual shopper alike.
You can expect to find one-of-a-kind pieces like mid-century modern tables and chairs. You can also find antique porcelain figurines, retro home decor, architectural salvage, old books and records, vintage clothing and jewelry, industrial hardware and fixtures—plus lots more!
The Hill Antique Market is a haven for those who love vintage and antique merchandise with history.
The Cherokee Antique Row is the perfect place to spend an afternoon if you’re looking to find a one-of-a-kind gift for a friend or hunting for a rare piece of pottery to add to your collection.
Cherokee Antique Row houses over thirty antique stores, and each specializes in a different category of vintage wares and antique items, from military goods to furniture to jewelry to clothing.
Cherokee Antique Row is south of the downtown area in the Cherokee-Lemp Historic District.
We hope you found this guide helpful as you plan to explore the antique shops in the Central West End. Try visiting these antique shops on your days off or late evenings on some days. You never know what you might find!
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