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It is rather difficult not to agree with an architect when says that "The entry door is the beginning of your journey through a house", and truly so as the front door is the first thing that meet your friends, relatives and guests when they come home. The entry door reflects not only the entire character of the house, but shows who the people are inside the house. For all the homes, the front door represents a key focal point. Historically entry doors were designed to provide a warm welcome, create a beautiful first impression, and last for years to come.
RETRO Restorations ( is a family business dedicated to providing rare structural and decorative pieces culled from historic residence, palaces, parks, hotels and other buildings all over the world.
The Company has been providing original and reproduction architectural antiques and elements to designers, builders, collectors, home-owners, and curious creative since 1961. In order to provide our customers with the best selection, we have amassed a huge collection of architectural pieces from a variety of styles, including Classical French, Victorian, Provencal, Gothic, Tudor, Art-Noveau and Art Deco. All the items are 100% original and have been restored to maintain its original likeness. With 20,000 square feet in downtown Jersey City, New Jersey, we offer thousands of unique, unusual, and hard-to-find home decor items. You will find evidence of our one-of-a-kind treasures in distinctive homes, memorable restaurants, innovative corporate environments, and elegant gardens.
Our Experience:

For over 45 years, The Company has been served by four generations of experienced and professional decorators, architects and engineers advising countless projects and developments. Together they explore the juxtaposition of modern design with traditional architectural elements.

We specialize in old doors made in mahogany, cedar, oak, walnut, heart pine entryways with wrought iron inserts or leaded glass, furnishings are also available.

RETRO Reproductions also offers fabrication of many special items such as wrought iron gates and balconies, special orders on entrance doors, interior doors, stained glass double doors and windows from antique wood lumber. Whether you are searching for an uncommon architectural antique or a custom-made piece, e-mail us or call us at 201-378-0445. We can provide you with the distinctive items that will make a new space a special place.

Today, we continue in the tradition inherited from our ancestors who managed with responsibility, seriousness and strong-willed, have given the professional presence of the firm. We strive to achieve this so the unique, the significant, the distinctive, the traditional find there place in the contemporary world.

Our focus is on 18'th, 19'th and early 20'th century restoration and home improvement Architectural Salvage and Architectural Antiques like french doors, antique windows, antique doors and other architectural salvage for exterior and interior design. We offer these timeless materials to those seeking authentic old house parts. Welcome to our site. We can help you add some historical interest to your next interior design or home improvement project!

RETRO Reproductions is a revolving museum of architectural salvage for your home improvement. The team on The Company and our professional staff will work to meet your old house restoration and interior design needs. We are experienced in designing and fitting larges spaces with architectural salvage details and genuine old house restoration hardware.

RETRO Reproductions

Dear Sebastian,
We would recommend to everyone that they should purchase a door from Retro. There is no better place to get a fine quality architectural show piece. We bought the doors from you in November 2005 for our new house in the mountains.
We get so many compliments from our friends on these amazing doors and windows. In fact, it has become the favorite feature of our house for several friends! The wrought iron work on the entry door is very impressive. The finish work that your company has done had highlights the beauty of this door even more.

Thank you for your professionalism and very careful attention to detail.

Karen and Michael Byrne

Hi Mariano,
The door looks GREAT and is already generating a significant buzz in the neighborhood. Also, I wanted to let you know that your staff have been some of the most professional people we've met. Mariano and Luis were terrific, very detail oriented and who really care about what they do.

Thanks again,

Joe Stuczynski & Larry Ferrara
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