Schilke's restoration niche

Schilke's restoration niche

Schilke’s restoration niche

Michael Eliasohn/H-P correspondent Retroseksual.com owner Scott Schilke sits on a 1970s Schweiger couch in original condition inside his restoration shop in downtown Benton Harbor. In front is a 1950s Heywood-Wakefield coffee table he restored. At left is furniture and parts that have been stripped of their original finish and await refinishing.



Posted: Sunday, March 23, 2014 6:00 am

Schilke’s restoration niche

By MICHAEL ELIASOHN – H-P Correspondent

The Herald-Palladium

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BENTON HARBOR – Retroseksual.com is a business still in transition that keeps owner Scott Schilke very much on the move.


He buys, restores and sells “mid-century modern” furniture made mostly in the 1950s and ’60s, especially Heywood-Wakefield and Paul McCobb brands.

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