Upcoming Events at Architectural Artifacts, Inc
Apr 5, 2013 | 10:00 AM | Friday
CHICAGO â€“ In celebration of their 25th anniversary, the nationâ€™s largest and most fascinating antique store, Architectural Artifacts, Inc., is staging a 1,500 plus-lot, three-day auction on Friday, April 5, Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7!
Start on : April 5, 2013 10:00 AM Friday
End on : April 7, 2013 5:00 PM Sunday
ARCHITECTURAL ARTIFACTS INC.,
IN CELEBRATION OF THEIR 25th ANNIVERSARY, HOSTS 1,500+ LOT AUCTION
ON APRIL 5 - 7
CHICAGO â€“ In celebration of their 25th anniversary, the nationâ€™s largest and most fascinating antique store, Architectural Artifacts, Inc., 4325 N. Ravenswood Ave, is staging a 1,500 plus-lot, three-day auction on Friday, April 5, Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7, beginning at 10 a.m. The one-of-a-kind items have been carefully selected from over 10,000 elegant and intriguing treasures in the gallery. The three-day auction extravaganza will include items from carved fireplaces to antique saloon bars to vintage chandeliers to fun, frivolous and funky items, ranging in price from $5 to $100,000. The festive event will also include entertainment, a variety of food and wine.
Founded by Stuart Grannen, Architectural Artifacts, Inc. has been collecting, displaying and selling antiques and artifacts from around the world since 1987. Located within Chicagoâ€™s historic Ravenswood neighborhood, the 80,000-square-foot building/showroom dates from the early 1900â€™s (originally the Boye Knitting Company, the worldâ€™s largest manufacturer of knitting needles).
The nationâ€™s leading treasurologist, Stuart Grannen has been playing lost and found with high quality antiques and architectural elements for over 45 years. He regularly travels the world to find terracotta tiles, stained-glass doors, Frank Lloyd Wright windows and once even acquired the 22-foot-tall columns from the old Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
This three day auction will be called by two of the areaâ€™s leading auctioneering services. Donley Auction Services is internationally recognized among collectibles' experts with over 40 years of experience and knowledge in the field of appraising, buying and selling antiques. A family owned business in Valparaiso, Indiana, Kraft Auction Services is a full service auction company. President Jonathan Kraft brings brings a wealth of knowledge in selling antiques, collectibles, pe