Ocean Beach Antique District 4800-4900 blocks of Newport Ave., (619) 233-9020. A large concentration of shops in this two-block area specializes in American antiques, glassware, jewelry, and collectibles. Parking is plentiful and free, yet it is very difficult to find a space because this area is also close to the beach.
●Newport Avenue Antique Center 4864 Newport Ave., (619) 222-8686. More than 100 dealers are part of this large cooperative. A coffee bar in the back provides rest and refreshment, and an adjacent customer parking area here is almost worth its weight in antiques.
●Ocean Beach Antique Mall 4926 Newport Ave., (619) 223-6170. Open daily. The area’s longest-lived antiques shop, this spot specializes in jewelry.
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