image of before and after old dirty sofa and nice new one

How to go from one to the other on a budget.

Tired of sitting on a sofa that looks like it belongs on the set of “Full House”? Need to furnish an entire new apartment? Whatever your circumstance, NYC has plenty of stores that sell stylish, comfortable, bedbug-free furnishings for bargain-basement prices. Here are some of our favorite cheap furniture stores in NYC.

furnish green store

Furnish Green.

Furnish Green
1261 Broadway #309, Manhattan
This place has a sophisticated selection of fairly priced furniture from the late 1800s to the 1980s. Plus, the site’s blog is full of interesting information about furniture history and design.

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Big Reuse.

Big Reuse
69 Ninth St., Brooklyn
You’re bound to find inexpensive pieces at this nonprofit marketplace for used furniture and fixtures. Inventory will be particularly high at the Brooklyn center, since the Queens location is closing at the end of the month.

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Gramercy Vintage Furniture.

Gramercy Vintage Furniture
61 Gramercy Park North, Manhattan
Located in the basement of the Calvary Church, this store has an impressive collection of mostly vintage and antique furniture.

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Inside a Housing Works Thrift Shop.

Housing Works Thrift Shops
See website for store locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn.
A nonprofit that provides advocacy and housing for people living with HIV/AIDS, this thrift shop chain has 13 locations in Manhattan and Brooklyn. Furniture hunters can find deals on major pieces like an armoire or a dining table and chairs.

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Brooklyn Queens Furniture and Things.

Brooklyn Queens Furniture and Things
329 Knickerbocker Ave., Brooklyn
A neighborhood staple known for great prices. They also custom-make furniture for small spaces.

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Horseman Antiques.

Horseman Antiques
351 Atlantic Ave., Brooklyn
In business since 1962, Horseman Antiques has one of the largest collections of mid-century furniture on the East Coast. While price points vary, there are definitely some good deals to be found at this Brooklyn warehouse.

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The Fulton Stores.

The Fulton Stores
1292 Fulton St., Brooklyn
168-10 Jamaica Ave., Queens
These family-owned and operated stores sell an array of traditional furniture for every room.

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Bob’s Discount Furniture.

Bob’s Discount Furniture
517 E. 117th St., Manhattan
Yes, the discount furniture chain store, famous for its unsubtle TV and radio ads, has a store in East Harlem. It also has great deals on everything.

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