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Emporia

This section features retail establishments likely to be of interest to steampunks. The listing includes antique shops, flea markets, thrift stores, comic book shops, costume stores, architectural salvage markets and more. Architectural salvage markets often sell antiques, but are listed in their own category. Costume stores are listed only if they are open year round.

Antiques

Alameda Point Antiques Faire

Alameda, CA, USA

The organizer claims this to be the largest antiques show in Northern California, with more than 800 dealer booths. . .

Antique Co-Op

Brentwood, CA, USA

This antique mall features 30 dealers in 5000 square feet of retail space. . .

Antique Society

Sebastopol, CA, USA

Antique Society is a self-described "antique collective" with 125-plus vendors. . .

Antiques Colony

San Jose, CA, USA

This antique mall features 50 dealers in 9000 square feet of retail space. . .

Antiques Legacy of San Anselmo

San Anselmo, CA, USA

This antique mall features 40 dealers. . .

Antiques Unlimited

San Carlos, CA, USA

This antique mall features 40 dealers. . .

Aria Antiques

San Francisco, CA, USA

This antique shop in San Francisco's North Beach neighborhood has been described as "eccentric," "quirky" and full of oddities. . .

Carousel Consignment SF

San Francisco, CA, USA

This consignment shop was founded by two women who met at Burning Man and "shared a love and flair for circus and all things vintage. . ."

Center Street Antiques

Soquel, CA, USA

This antique mall features 25 dealers in 5000 square feet of retail space. . .

Gear

Loved To Death

San Francisco, CA, USA

Antique shop in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood. . .

Olde Towne Antiques Mall

Pleasanton, CA, USA

This antique mall features 50-plus dealers. . .

The Perish Trust

San Francisco, CA, USA

The Perish Trust describes itself as "a modern day general store. . ."

Stuff

San Francisco, CA, USA

This 17,000-square-foot industrial space houses more than 60 vendors. . .

Whistlestop Antiques

Santa Rosa, CA, USA

This antique mall is part of Santa Rosa's Railroad Square Historic District. . .

Apparel

Ceiba SF

San Francisco, CA, USA

Ceiba began as a music label but has since expanded into a showcase for "tribal-futuristic-alternative" fashion. . .

Gear

Dark Garden with Revelation in Fit

San Francisco, CA, USA

This San Francisco boutique specializes in corsets, including made-to-order corsets. . .

Gear

Decades of Fashion

San Francisco, CA, USA

Large store featuring vintage clothing and accessories from the 1890s through 1980s. . .

Gear

Distractions

San Francisco, CA, USA

Distractions describes itself as "Haight Street's Original Eclectic Emporium. . ."

Gear

Five & Diamond

San Francisco, CA, USA

Five & Diamond describes itself as "a woman-owned and operated boutique, fashion house and socially conscious small business. . ."

Golden Gate Western Wear

Richmond, CA, USA

Old West and contemporary Western clothing, plus boots, hats, belts and other accessories. . .

Gypsy Streetwear

San Francisco, CA, USA

This Haight-Ashbury boutique sells fashions described by Yelpers as "eclectic," "party clothes," "festival-party-burn attire" and "hippie burner steampunk-esque. . ."

Held Over Vintage

San Francisco, CA, USA

Large retailer of vintage fashion for men and women. . .

Relic Vintage

San Francisco, CA, USA

This vintage boutique in Haight-Ashbury sells apparel, accessories and jewelry from the 1920s through 1960s. . .

Architectural Salvage/Building Materials

Artefact Design & Salvage

Sonoma, CA, USA

Artefact Design & Salvage describes its inventory as a "thoughtfully curated collection. . ."

The Away Station

Fairfax, CA, USA

The Away Station describes itself as "a marketplace of re-use" in Marin County. . .

Building REsources

San Francisco, CA, USA

Building Resources is a non-profit that sells donated building and landscaping materials, as well as tools, appliances and furniture. . .

GreenLynx

Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Green Lynx is a construction and de-construction company that also sells reclaimed materials at a store in southern Santa Rosa. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Concord

Concord, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Fairfield

Fairfield, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Oakland

Oakland, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - San Carlos

San Carlos, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - San Jose

San Jose, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Santa Clara

Santa Clara, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Habitat for Humanity ReStore - Sonoma County

Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Habitat for Humanity stores, often called ReStores, are similar to thrift stores. . .

Heritage Salvage

Petaluma, CA, USA

Heritage Salvage has a three-acre facility with salvaged building materials, flooring and furnishings. . .

Ohmega Salvage

Berkeley, CA, USA

Ohmega Salvage sells architectural salvage, antiques and other items, including industrial antiques. . .

Placemakers

San Carlos, CA, USA

Placemakers is a construction and de-construction company that also sells heritage building materials and furnishings. . .

The ReUse People Oakland Warehouse

Oakland, CA, USA

The ReUse People is a non-profit that sells reclaimed building materials and household items. . .

Urban Ore Ecopark

Berkeley, CA, USA

Urban Ore is a salvage warehouse and recycling center for used building materials, furniture, hardware, books, clothing and other items. . .

Art Supplies

East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse

Oakland, CA, USA

This non-profit accepts and re-sells donations of items that would otherwise go into landfills. . .

Fabric Outlet San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, USA

Fabric Outlet sells discounted fabrics, trims, notions, sewing tools and craft supplies. . .

Mendel's

San Francisco, CA, USA

Mendel's is a fabric store in the Haight-Ashbury District that also sells craft supplies. . .

SCRAP San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, USA

SCRAP San Francisco is a creative re-use center that sells donated art supplies, paper, textiles, craft materials, signage, toys and other items. . .

Costumes

Costumes on Haight

San Francisco, CA, USA

Costume sales and rental. . .

Flea Markets

Alemany Flea Market

San Francisco, CA, USA

This outdoor flea market, operated by the city of San Francisco, is open every Sunday. . .

Berkeley Flea Market

Berkeley, CA, USA

This flea market is held Saturdays and Sundays in the parking lot of the Ashby BART station. . .

Capitol Flea Market

San Jose, CA, USA

This flea market is held Wednesday through Sunday year-round. . .

Coliseum Swap Meet

Oakland, CA, USA

Large swap meet near the Oakland Coliseum. . .

De Anza Flea Market

Cupertino, CA, USA

This flea market is held the first Saturday of each month in Parking Lots A and B at De Anza College in Cupertino. . .

Napa-Vallejo Flea Market

American Canyon, CA, USA

This outdoor flea market is open Sundays year-round. . .

San Jose Flea Market

San Jose, CA, USA

This flea market draws more than 1000 vendors on weekends. . .

Solano Swap Meet

Concord, CA, USA

This swap meet is held Saturdays and Sundays. . .

TreasureFest

San Francisco, CA, USA

This flea market is held the last weekend of each month on Treasure Island, off the Oakland Bay Bridge. . .

Geekery

826 Valencia Pirate Supply Store

San Francisco, CA, USA

826 Valencia is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping children and young adults develop writing skills and to helping teachers inspire their students to write. . .

Gifts/Specialty

The 14 Karats

Berkeley, CA, USA

"Exquisite Custom Jewelry" made in Berkeley, California. . .

Eyescream Jewelry

Oakland, CA, USA

Handcrafted jewelry with a steampunk or gothic vibe. . .

Paxton Gate San Francisco

San Francisco, CA, USA

This shop in San Francisco's Mission District began as "300 square feet of eccentric gardening merchandise and featured curiosities inspired by the natural world. . ."

Shopping Districts

Adeline Ashby Antiques District

Berkeley, CA, USA

This group of antique dealers is clustered in South Berkeley near the Ashby BART station. . .

Downtown Petaluma

Petaluma, CA, USA

This historic donwtown area has numerous antique malls. . .

Niles Boulevard

Fremont, CA, USA

Fremont's Niles District includes numerous antique dealers, a Victorian tea house, and a heritage railroad. . .

Thrift Stores

Garret Thrift Shop of John Muir Medical Center

Walnut Creek, CA, USA

A large thrift shop in Walnut Creek. . .

Goodwill Bargain Outlet - Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz, CA, USA

Goodwill outlet centers sell unsold merchandise from Goodwill Thrift Stores at substantial discounts. . .

Goodwill Greater East Bay

Oakland, CA, USA

This non-profit operates Goodwill thrift stores in Oakland, Berkeley and other parts of the East Bay. . .

Goodwill of San Francisco, San Mateo and Marin

San Francisco, CA, USA

This non-profit operates local Goodwill thrift stores. . .

Goodwill of Silicon Valley

San Jose, CA, USA

This non-profit operates local Goodwill thrift stores. . .

Goodwill Outlet Center - Redwood Empire

Santa Rosa , CA, USA

Goodwill outlet centers sell unsold merchandise from Goodwill Thrift Stores at substantial discounts. . .

Goodwill Outlet Store - Burlingame

Burlingame, CA, USA

Goodwill outlet centers sell unsold merchandise from Goodwill Thrift Stores at substantial discounts. . .

Goodwill Redwood Empire

Santa Rosa, CA, USA

Goodwill Redwood Empire operates Goodwill thrift stores in Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt and Trinity counties. . .

Museums

Military Antiques and Museum Photo Galleries

Petaluma, CA, USA

This antiques retailer specializes in military items and doubles as a museum. . .

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