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New Arrival: Haute Couture

New Arrival: Haute Couture

Recently cleared out an entire estate in SW Portland. The residence was built in 1947, had the original (now faded) mint green asbestos tile siding and dusty coral trim. The house was single family owned and had been inhabited until about...
New Arrivals: Furniture

New Arrivals: Furniture

Hope everyone has settled into 2014 with style! It has been a great year at the shop so far, with only one minor flooding incident already in the books. As I cleaned up from the damage and got to some early Spring cleaning, I realized I...
Holiday Hours & Wooden Nickels!

Holiday Hours & Wooden Nickels...

Holiday Hours for the week of 12/9 are: Mon & Tues – 11:30am – 6pm Weds-Sun – 11:00am – 6pm Will be open 7 days a week, and starting next week will be extending hours until 7pm on a few nights! Also, we are...
Holiday Hours for Week of 12/2/13

Holiday Hours for Week of 12/2/13

Moving to Holiday Hours which may vary slightly by the week!  Holiday Hours for the week starting 12/2 are as follows:   Monday  – Closed Tuesday – 11:30am – 6pm Weds – Sat – 11:00am – 6pm Sunday:...
Little Boxes, Supportland & Local Retail Love 11/29 & 11/30

Little Boxes, Supportland & Lo...

If waiting in line for hours to shop at a store (that forces its employees to work on Holidays for pay that isn’t enough to afford them a proper meal) is not your thing, then Portland is going to give you so much retail love this...
4 Year Shopiversary!

4 Year Shopiversary!

So, it nearly passed me right by in the frantic pace I’ve been keeping these past few months, but last week  (November 15th to be exact) was the 4 year milestone for my ownership of Kenton Antiques. This past year has been the most...
Best Pick Ever!

Best Pick Ever!

   So it finally happened. Today is the day that I found something at a random garage sale that made me actually hyperventilate. Unfortunately, me losing my cool over this item resulted in me completely failing at trying to talk down...
I Covet: Vintage Advertising Measuring Tapes

I Covet: Vintage Advertising Measur...

So, the other day I cleaned up behind my desk at work (I know, right!!!) and while I sorted through things I started tossing my tape measures into a jar to keep them all together. Then I stopped, and repeated that thought… ‘all...
St. Johns  & Kenton Host a Summer Sidewalk Sale This Fri & Sat 7/19 – 7/20

St. Johns & Kenton Host a Sum...

Mark your calendars for a two day vintage, resale & retail Summer Sale event on the North Portland peninsula! Neighboring Business Districts St. Johns & Kenton are joining forces to host two days of Sidewalk Sales across about 20...
The Ever Prepared Dad

The Ever Prepared Dad

One of my favorite memories of my dad is that any singe time a knife was called for, whether at home or camping in the Redwoods of California, my dad would always, without fail, be able to pull out his trusty pocket knife. I’ve been...
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About Us
Kenton Antiques is an antique store, vintage hideout, paper paradise and more. Tucked away in North Portland, in Historic Kenton, the shop resides on a main street with as much history as the items in the shop. Stop by to visit our space filled with over 2000 square feet of curiosities.