Antique shopping has become a favorite pastime of shoppers looking for the perfect doo-dad, something reminiscent of Grandma’s kitchen, or for that unique piece of mid-century modern flair.
A favorite haunt in Amarillo, Texas for antique shopping can be found along historic Route 66, at Alley Katz Antique Mall. This antique emporium has 12,000 square feet, chock full of fab finds from 70 or so dealers. Alley Katz’s 12,000 feet are spread across two floors of an historic building that used to house a barber shop, a recording studio, and even living quarters. In fact you can still see some of the small kitchens in the upstairs rooms.
The great thing isn’t just having thousands and thousands of items to peruse underneath one roof, but that the variety of finds is endless. Shop for everything from baubles and bangles, to vintage games and books, to beaded bodices and flowing chiffon. You’re bound to find something to spark your interest or to fill that perfect space in your home.
Locals and loads of visitors from around the world stop by Alley Katz to wander through the collection of interesting memorabilia, many just to look, and many to buy. Shoppers can probably explore from top to bottom of in 45 minutes or so, that is, if they don’t stop and really look. So, go ahead and plan plenty of time for shopping in Alley Katz’s, because it’s easy to while away the day uncovering deals and remembering a by-gone era.
Come visit the historic trifecta, Route 66, Alley Katz’s antique building, and of course all the vintage finds inside.
2807 SW 6th Ave, Amarillo, TX 79106