Fire Escape Shelf

A great gift for city-lovers and apartment-dwellers, these clever shelves are in the form of a fire escape.

$99.00

The Great Escape

While big city landlords may frown upon placing potted plants or other objects on the real deal due to fire codes (it's actually illegal in New York City), there's certainly no restriction on what you populate this clever shelving unit with: houseplants, books, candles, framed photographs and art, or tchotchkes of all shapes and sizes. Just don't expect to fit a chair or BBQ grill on the three horizontal platforms of this miniature, wall-mountable emergency exit. Bound to thrill apartment-dwelling urbanites and lovers of all things big city. Made in China.

Made from
epoxy coated iron
Measurements
12" L x 3.75" W x 25.5" H
Care
Dust with a dry cloth.
Notes
Hanging hardware included; 15 lbs. max weight limit.
Item ID
23096

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will ship the same day and arrive 1 business day later.


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UncommonGoodsFire Escape Shelf
 
4.5

(based on 97 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (73)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (13)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (2)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (4)

91%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Attractive (82)
  • Well built / quality (12)
  • Unique (11)
  • Good capacity (4)
  • Conversation piece (3)

Cons

  • Difficult setup (8)
  • Heavy (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Small rooms (39)
  • Large rooms (30)
  • Medium rooms (27)
  • Gifts (26)
  • Organizing goods (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Midrange shopper (44), Budget shopper (15), High-end shopper (14), Homeowner (11), Renter (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (56), Yes (32)
    • I Am A:
    • Couple no kids (22), Family older kids (22), Single female (15), Single male (10), Family young kids (4)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Nothing says New York more than the fire escape!

We got two of these & used it sort of to frame our bed head. Also using it to put our mail, add some greenery with a potted plant & to display...Read complete review

We got two of these & used it sort of to frame our bed head. Also using it to put our mail, add some greenery with a potted plant & to display our little toys (Yes, we are grown ups. Haha!) And we thought it looks perfect against our red brick wall backdrop... Now it reminds us of our NYC trip everytime we wake up! Love love love!!

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Arrived Broken

Arrived with a cracked weld. Several others have made similar comments of arriving damaged. Was cool enough that will go through the pain and expense of returning for a replacement.
Was not well...Read complete review

Arrived with a cracked weld. Several others have made similar comments of arriving damaged. Was cool enough that will go through the pain and expense of returning for a replacement.
Was not well packed and could very well have been broken in shipping.

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5.0

Wedding Gift

By 

from Las Vegas

About Me Homeowner

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Attractive Design
  • Good Capacity
  • Quality Construction

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Large Rooms
    • Small Rooms

    Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

    This as a registered wedding gift for friends but the ease of purchase and delivery gives it five stars!!!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    If you but this, you won't regret it!

    By 

    from Mexico City

    About Me Homeowner

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Attractive Design
    • Good Capacity
    • Modern
    • New Yorker Style

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Decoration
      • Large Rooms
      • Small Rooms

      Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

      The quality of the black paint and the metal is really awesome. The item looks exactly as the images shown. When you receive the package it is well protected in its box. It was delivered before than I expected. When you install it, be sure to do it firmly so the shelf resist the weight you put on it as it was made for.

       
      5.0

      Such a fun accent

      By 

      from New York City

      About Me Homeowner, Professional, Renter

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Design

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Small Rooms

        Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

        Everything is perfect with the unit, I was able to assemble and hang it myself. It is the perfect addition to our NYC apartment.

         
        5.0

        Love the style

        By 

        from San Francisco, CA

        About Me Renter

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

        • Inadequate Capacity

        Best Uses

        • Organizing Goods
        • Small Rooms
        • Storing Goods

        Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

        It was great to install and very east to figure out directions

         
        4.0

        I would recommend this product

        By 

        from NY

        About Me Homeowner

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Quality Construction

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Large Rooms
          • Organizing Goods
          • Small Rooms

          Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

          Great eye catching piece

          (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          I absolutely love it!

          By 

          from Cleveland Ohio

          About Me Renter

          Pros

          • Attractive Design
          • Quality Construction

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

              A decorative piece used to display smaller items.
              I'm pretty sure I bought the bicycle pizza cutter from Uncommongoods also.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              WHAT A GREAT PIECE TO OWN OR GIVE AS A GIFT

              By 

              from NYC

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Design
              • Quality Construction

              Cons

                Best Uses

                  Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

                  THIS WAS PURCHASED AS A GIFT FOR SOMEONE. THEY LOVED IT. THEY HAD WANTED IT FOR A VERY LONG TIME BUT WOULDN'T BUY IT FOR THEMSELVES...IT'S A BIT PRICEY. BUT WELL WORTH IT, I THINK, AFTER SEEING IT IN PERSON. IT'S A UNIQUE PIECE. ANYWAY, I BOUGHT IT FOR THEM AS A BIRTHDAY GIFT AND THEY WERE SO HAPPY TO FINALLY HAVE IT FOR THEMSELVES. I'M THINKING ABOUT BUYING ANOTHER BECAUSE IT IS SUCH A UNIQUE WALL HANGING TO HAVE, ESPECIALLY IF YOU'RE A NEW YORKER. SOMEHOW YOU'VE JUST GOT TO HAVE ONE FOR YOURSELF. I KNOW THERE ARE A COUPLE OF DIFERENT TYPES OUT THERE, BUT THIS ONE LOOKS LIKE YOUR TYPICAL NYC FIRE ESCAPE. THE RECIPIENT SAID THEY MAY GO TO THE CRAFTS STORE TO FIND SOME LITTLE FIGURINES TO PLACE ON IT, LIKE MINITURE PLANTS, MAYBE AN ANIMAL (CAT) FIGURINE ETC. I DON'T THINK IT REALLY NEEDS ANYTHING, IT'S NICE ON ITS OWN AS A FIRE ESCAPE WALL HANGING. BUT PUTTING THING ON IT IS A CUTE IDEA TOO. IT'S JUST A NICE UNIQUE THING TO HAVE.... JUST A VERY-VERY SMALL COMPLAINT. WHEN THE RECIPIENT OPENED THE ITEM THE BAG WITH THE SCREWS AND MOLLYS WAS EITHER TORN OR THE SEAM BROKE ON THE PLASTIC BAG. THE SCREWS AND MOLLYS WERE SPREAD EVERYWHERE. NOT A BIG DEAL, JUST THOUGHT I'D MENTION IN CASE THE SELLER READS THIS THEY CAN IMPROVE THE SEAL ON BAG TO PREVENT THE SCATTER. VERY NICE ITEM.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Great piece of wall art

                  By 

                  from Kentucky

                  About Me Homeowner

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Attractive Design
                  • Conversation piece
                  • Quality Construction

                  Cons

                  • A little tricky to hang

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

                    Using this to display miniatures that you would see on an urban fire escape. Shelfs are tiny so you have to be careful not to overdo.

                     
                    5.0

                    Looks good!

                    By 

                    from NJ

                    About Me Homeowner

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Design

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

                        Product was quality made, came earlier than expected, easy to put together, looks great! Now to figure out what to put on it

                        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        5.0

                        Is exactly what we were looking for!

                        By 

                        from Portland, OR

                        About Me Homeowner

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Attractive Design
                        • Good Capacity
                        • Protective
                        • Quality Construction

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Large Rooms
                          • Organizing Goods
                          • Small Rooms
                          • Storing Goods

                          Comments about UncommonGoods Fire Escape Shelf:

                          This is going in our brand new living room!

                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • Yes

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