Entertainment Performing Arts Prop Shops and Props Suppliers in the New York City Area A Guide to Some of the Top Prop Shops In and Around Manhattan Share PINTEREST Email Print Behind The Scenes Of The Royal Shakespeare Company. Christopher Furlong/Getty Images News Entertainment Singing Acting Musical Theater Ballet Dance Stand Up Comedy By Angela Mitchell Angela Mitchell is a writer, columnist, and book author who has promoted theatres, studios, and artists through her own PR firm since 1995. our editorial process Angela Mitchell Updated February 03, 2019 Thanks to its rich and vibrant theatre community, both on Broadway and Off (and Off-Off-Off), the New York City area offers a wide array of accessible and impressive prop shops, prop houses, and props vendors both within Manhattan, and within delivery range in the surrounding areas, from Connecticut to New Jersey.Following is a guide to some of those prop resources, along with helpful links, and a brief description of what they offer. Read on! Eclectic Props Website: http://www.eclecticprops.com620 West 26th Street, 4th FloorNew York, NY 10001Phone: (212) 645-8880Fax: (212) 243-6508Description: Eclectic / Encore Props Inc. is one of the largest prop rental companies on the East Coast, with registration required for full access online to inventories and rental requests. Open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Bridge Furniture & Props Website: http://www.bridgeprops.com/126 Lombardy StreetSecond FloorBrooklyn, New York 11222Phone: (718) 916-9706Fax: (718) 663-7130E-mail: rent[at]bridgeprops.comFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/bridgepropsTwitter: http://www.twitter.com/BridgePropsDescription: Founded by Matt Hennessy, Bridge Furniture & Props in Brooklyn rents props and furnishings on both a short-term as well as a long-term basis, and also occasionally sells furniture to the film and television industries. Bridge offers an inventory of modern as well as traditional furniture, lighting, decorative accessories, and area rugs, with all items photographed and indexed on their website. Categories include: Seating, Tables & Case Goods, Dining Room, Bedroom, Office, Lighting, Cleared Art, Accessories, Outdoor Furniture, Rugs, Noteworthy Brands, and more. The Demolition Depot & Irreplaceable Artifacts™ Website: http://www.demolitiondepot.com216 East 125th Street(between 2nd & 3rd Avenues)New York, NY 10035Tel: (212) 860-1138Fax: (212) 860-1560E-mail: info[at]demolitiondepot.comIrreplaceable Artifacts™ (Connecticut Location)428 Main StreetMiddletown, CT 06457Tel: 860-344-8576Fax: 860-638-0834E-mail: info[at]irreplaceableartifacts.comDescription: The Demolition Depot and Irreplaceable Artifacts™ provides a unique source of vintage plumbing fixtures, doors, windows, shutters, railings, gates, grills, mantels, stone and terracotta pieces, religious objects and more. Its fixtures "are geared towards the re-creation and renovation of period places." Irreplaceable Artifacts™ meanwhile features the finest in architectural ornaments. The company is also passionate about preserving architectural history, and this "has led us to reclaim building elements at an unprecedented scale," according to its website. Store hours are Monday through Friday, 10 to 6 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Olde Good Things (Main) Website: http://www.oldegoodthings.comUpper West Side, New York City450 Columbus AvenueNew York, NY 10024Phone: (212) 362-8025Phone: (888) 233-9678 or (570) 341-7668Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Olde-Good-Things/94829068388Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/OldeGoodThingsOlde Good Things Union Square, New York City5 East 16th StreetNew York, NY 10003(between 5th Avenue & Union Square)212-989-8814Sun 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.Mon-Sat 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Chelsea, New York City124 West 24th StreetNew York, NY 10011(between 6th & 7th Avenues)212-989-8401888-551-733310 a.m. to 7 p.m. dailyDescription: With Olde Good Things, discover one of the largest architectural antique dealers in the country, with four separate store locations filled with doorknobs, hardware, doors, mantels, decorative iron, stained glass, terra cotta and more. The company also offers a warehouse of over 100,000 square feet, filled with reclaimed materials and antiques, as is its 3-acre exterior. Hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Monday through Friday and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The inventory includes antique and architectural artifacts from "many late nineteenth century and pre-depression buildings, saving them from the landfills, and making them available to collectors and designers everywhere." Categories include Architectural, Mirrors & Tin Creations, Furniture, Garden Antiques, Lighting, Machinery, Famous Building Artifacts, and more. Evolution Website: http://theevolutionstore.com/120 Spring StreetNew York, NY 10012Phone: (212) 343-1114Fax: (212) 343-1815Email: info[at]theevolutionstore.comFacebook: http://www.facebook.com/theevolutionstoreTwitter: http://twitter.com/TheEvolutionNYCDescription: Evolution is famous for its inventory of unique items for sale in such categories as Insects, Fossils, Taxidermy, Replica Skulls, Skeletons & More (as well as Real Skulls and more), Posters, Anatomical Models, Jewelry, Minerals, Sea Life, along with natural history collectibles and more. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m., every day of the week. Arenson Prop Center Website: http://www.aof.com396 Tenth AvenueNew York, NY 10001Phone: 212/564-8383Sales[at]aof.comor call 212-633-2400Twitter: http://twitter.com/arensonofficeDescription: Arenson's services and support options include Product Offerings, Office Furniture Rentals, Props, Warehouse / Delivery, Installation, Maintenance, Online Services, and more. Mod Prop (or Modprop.Com) Website: http://www.modprop.com/1044 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10075Phone: (212) 628-7582E-mail: info[at]modprop.comDescription: Mod Prop offers an easy way to rent modern furniture props and accessories for film, photography, video, or theatre sets, shop windows and more. The company will even assist with layouts and designs, and in addition to props, also rents locations and picture cars. Mod Prop serves New York City and the surrounding metropolitan area and is able to ship to a variety of locations nationwide, from Washington D.C. to Boston, Atlanta, and more. The company's inventory is available for browsing via the Internet, with reservations placed easily via e-mail or telephone. Anything But Costumes Website: http://www.anythingbutcostumes.comE-mail: anythingbutcostumes[at]gmail.com111 Mine St.Flemington, NJ 08822Phone: (908) 788-1727Fax: (908) 237-1158Description: Anything But Costumes is a full-service prop rental house from "all eras," for stage and film. The company's four warehouses store props, furnishings, and set dressing elements including rugs, lamps, chandeliers, tableware, linens, knickknacks, pictures, and additional set accessories, as well as hand props. PropNSpoon Website: http://www.propnspoon.com330 W. 34th St.New York , NY 10001Phone: (212) 244-9600Fax: (212) 244-1053E-mail: info[at]propsfortoday.comTwitter: https://twitter.com/propNspoonDescription: Props for Today offers nearly a million items, ranging from sectionals to flatware, and from antique to ultra-modern. Their showroom is open from Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m., and offers complimentary food and drink, access to phones, wireless internet access and more. Lost and Found Props Website: http://www.lostandfoundprops.com/601 West 26th St. Rm 414New York, NY, 10001Phone: (646) 230-7747Fax: (646) 230-7749E-mail: inquire[at]lostandfoundprops.comDescription: Located in Chelsea, Lost and Found Props offers a well-curated collection of tabletop, furnishings, surfaces, accessories, and more. Owned by Robyn Glaser, a prop stylist and set designer, the eclectic collection ranges in style from classic designs to the unique, to the obscure - from office supplies (vintage and modern), to taxidermy, medical models, vintage telephones, and more. Props can be viewed online or in person, from Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. State Supply Equipment and Props Website: http://statesupplyprops.com/State Supply Equipment & Props, Inc.1361 Amsterdam Avenue @126th St.New York, NY 10027Phone: (212) 663-2300Fax: (212) 663-3802Description: Founded in the 1930s, State Supply Equipment and Props began as a hardware store in downtown Manhattan, and has since evolved over several decades into a props provider with a 45,000 square foot showroom, supplying props, set dressing and expendables to theatre, commercial, and film and TV industry notables, as well as themed events. The company notes that it provides everything from "barber chairs to beach chairs, hot dog carts to shopping carts, lampposts to hitching posts, newsstands to music stands," and more. State Supply offers props for all types of interior and exterior settings, period and contemporary, as well as one-of-a-kind items elsewhere. Hours are Monday through Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.