June 30, 2017 we closed on 213 Kinsley, formerly known as On The Corner Antiques. The next morning, at three a.m. we got in the truck and drove from California to Winslow to get the keys. We were too excited to wait another minute.
Brian and I love old things. Old motorcycles. Old cars. Old furniture. Old buildings.
Antiques aren’t goods, they’re stories.
Old things have character. History. That’s part of why we bought the building across from the Winslow Theater seven years ago.
While passing through town on a motorcycle in 2007, Brian fell in love with Winslow, and a couple years later I fell in love with the Motor Palace. We’ve made progress taking the building from an empty shell to an inhabitable space, but it still needs more work, and we need more room.
We talked to David Hartman–historic property expert and fellow car enthusiast–about storage buildings for sale, and he led us to 213 Kinsley, an antique store next to the Standing on the Corner Park. We don’t want to be straight up antique dealers, but we do love old stuff, and so we’re working on a plan to incorporate a mix of old and new, Made in USA, all influenced by our love of motorcycles and classic cars.
Before we open to the public, we have work to do, sorting, searching, and arranging. The building is sound but could use fresh paint, and interior prettying up.
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Many thanks for reading and a big thank you to the people of Winslow for making it such a great town.
See you all soon!
Lori and Brian Law