A ritual, a pilgrimage, a place of fellowship, a shopping extravaganza! Whatever you call the Antiques Garage it was undoubtedly a unique New York City cultural institution that echoes days of the past while it simultaneously paved the way for the future.
Despite its final closing in June of 2014 and its demolishment nearly 6 months later it still remains on our minds and in the forefront of community chatter in NYC. Discover the story of what this legendary place really means to the New York City community and how it continues to live on through the other Annex Markets.
Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York: They remember the Garage event amongst the Rubble. Although the Garage was torn down this month its legacy has still not lost momentum. Jeremiah’s Vanishing New York has been featuring the buzz of the Garage from the rumors to the reality of its closing.
NY Magazine’s Approval Matrix: amongst the most despicable “low brow” list find the tearing down of the Antiques Garage nestled amongst the other melancholy mentions. It goes without saying that this NYC iconic flea market certainly made its mark on the city of New York.
Garage Rendezvous: a documentary all about the Antiques Garage, Garage Rendezvous captures the essence and emotion of the closing from an insider’s view. Inspiring interviews with the vendors, a historical account from Alan Boss and one of a kind merchandise features help us remember what made this place such an irresistible destination. Check out the Trailer to Garage Rendezvous and stay tuned for the documentary.