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City dweller's backyard: Take advantage of others' throwaways
Photo by Thomas J. Story; written by Julie Chai

City dweller's backyard: Take advantage of others' throwaways

City living means lots of castoffs, so Baylor trawls for furniture and other finds in places like her building’s recycling bins, salvage yards, flea markets, and even on neighborhood streets. A few of Baylor's freebie scores: The love seat was a curbside find, her glass tabletop was a throwaway from her landlord, and the turquoise planter tubs (pictured) were slated for a neighbor’s trash bin.

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