Shopper: The Modern Shop
A flashy landmark houses a new source for design
WHERE Art Institute of Chicago, 159 E. Monroe St.; 312-857-7169
WHAT to expect Jewelry, textiles, and objects from local designers, plus books and prints
PRICE RANGE From $1.75 for a post card to $1,000 for original art. (Average price: $50.)
EXTRAS Two other stores in the Modern Wing: a kids’ shop in the Ryan Education Center and a balcony café with art and design periodicals.
HOURS Variable. The shop will likely have expanded hours during the summer and holidays.
Photography: Courtesy of Modern Shop (from left) rocks, courtesy of Haelo Design; scarf, Christine Ciszczon; travel alarm, Industrial Facility
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