Why Is Everyone Antiquing?

Auction houses and vintage dealers in the Chicago area are seeing their sales skyrocket as the demand for vintage furniture soars.

Chicago Antique Market
Chicago Antique Market

Why Is Everyone Antiquing?

Auction houses and vintage dealers in the Chicago area are seeing their sales skyrocket as the demand for vintage furniture soars.

The pandemic economy has taken its toll on a number of industries and forced many businesses to either close their doors or adapt their business model. However, one industry that’s been doing well lately — perhaps surprisingly so — is antique furniture.

Reset digs into what is driving the demand for antique furniture and if this trend could last beyond the pandemic.

GUESTS: Ally Marotti, Crain’s Chicago Business reporter

Corbin Horn, vice president and senior specialist at Hindman Auctions