A marketplace of vintage, recycled, and handmade.

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER is a fantastic collection of 70+ shops ~ at home in 10,000-square-feet of historic warehouses ~ in the heart of Downtown Lancaster’s premiere shopping areas, the 300 Block of North Queen Street.

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER is a place where shoppers can spend hours perusing recycled brand name clothing and accessories, handmade jewelry and metalcraft, antiques and collectibles, and handmade greeting cards and ornaments by local craftspeople, most of whom employ green practices and recycling methods to create their inventory.

Location, hours, parking, and more!

What are you waiting for? Discover what BUiLDiNG CHARACTER has to offer.

Mon-Fri 10am-6pm (Until 8 pm First Friday of each month)

Sat 10am-6pm

Sun 12pm-5pm

A marketplace of over 70 shops under one roof!

BUiLDiNG CHARACTER is Downtown Lancaster’s largest retail destination and our mission is simple: offer vintage, recycled and handmade goods at great prices. Inventory at our 70+ independent shops changes quickly, so it’s best to stop in often.

Don't miss out on the fun!

Expect the unexpected with BUiLDiNG CHARACTER

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