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Where the Experts Shop: Index of stores

This index is arranged alphabetically by category. To save space, we omitted the web addresses, except for online-only stores and in cases where the website is difficult to find even when using a search engine.


ACCESSORIES AND JEWELRY

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Accessorize Chicago 5 E. Superior St.; 312-482-9780

Barneys New York 15 E. Oak St.; 312-587-1700

Chicago Architecture Foundation 224 S. Michigan Ave.; 312-922-3432

David Yurman 40 E. Oak St.; 312-787-7779

Habit 1951 W. Division St.; 773-342-0093

Ikram 873 N. Rush St.; 312-587-1000

Marni marni.com

MCA Store 220 E. Chicago Ave.; 312-397-4000

The Mexican Shop 801 Dempster St., Evanston; 847-475-8665

MoMAstore momastore.org

NIXONnow.com

Randolph Street Market randolphstreetmarket.com

Superior Optical 2723 Pfingsten Rd., Glenview; 847-564-3838

Swatch 520 N. Michigan Ave., 312-321-9670; also in Oak Brook and Skokie

Tiffany & Co. 730 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-7500; also in Oak Brook and Skokie

Van Cleef & Arpels 636 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-944-8988

 

APPAREL AND SHOES, MEN’S

Adidas Originals Store 923 N. Rush St.; 312-932-0651

Alternatives 900 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-266-1545

B.A.D. Custom Clothiers 401-663-6544

Bonnie & Clyde’s 1751 W. Division St.; 773-235-2680

Brooks Brothers 713 N. Michigan Ave., 312-915-0060; brooksbrothers.com for other locations

Diesel 923 N. Rush St.; 312-255-0157

Kokorokoko 1112 N. Ashland Ave.; 773-252-6996

Lee Allison leeallison.com

Maria Pinto 135 N. Jefferson St.; 312-648-1350

Neiman Marcus 737 N. Michigan Ave., 312-642-5900; also in Northbrook and Oak Brook

Optimo 10215 S. Western Ave.; 773-238-2999

Oxxford Clothes 1220 W. Van Buren St.; 312-829-3600

p+L Boutique 2956 N. Clark St.; 773-248-3758

U.S. #1 Vintage Clothing 1460 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 773-489-9428

 

APPAREL AND SHOES, WOMEN’S

American Apparel americanapparel.net

A.P.C. usonline.apc.fr

Barneys CO-OP 2209 N. Halsted St.; 773-248-0426

Barneys New York 15 E. Oak St.; 312-587-1700

Belly Dance Maternity 1849 Green Bay Rd., Highland Park, 847-926-0053; also in Chicago

Blake 212 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-202-0047

Chalk 2611 Prairie Ave., Evanston; 847-424-0011

Couturelab.com

Forever 21 835 N. Michigan Ave., 312-329-0485; forever21.com for other locations

G-Star Raw 1525 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 773-342-2623

Helen Yi 1645 N. Damen Ave.; 773-252-3838

Jake 939 N. Rush St.; 312-664-5553

La Garçonne lagarconne.com

Londo Mondo 1100 N. Dearborn St., 312-751-2794; also in Lincoln Park

Netaporter.com

No. 6 no6store.com

Perchance 3512 N. Southport Ave.; 773-244-1300

Robin Richman 2108 N. Damen Ave.; 773-278-6150

Saks Fifth Avenue 700 N. Michigan Ave., 312-944-6500; also in Highland

SHE Boutique 483 Central St., Highland Park; 847-926-0150

Theoutnet.com

Zara 700 N. Michigan Ave., 312-750-0780; 1 W. Randolph St., 312-368-6178; also in Skokie

Zero + Maria Cornejo zeromariacornejo.com

 

ART, BOOKS, AND MUSIC

57th Street Books 1301 E. 57th St.; 773-684-1300

Andy’s Music 2300 W. Belmont Ave.; 773-868-1234

Blick Art Materials 1574 N. Kingsbury St., 312-573-0110; also in the Loop, Evanston, Schaumburg, and Wheaton

The Book Table 1045 Lake St., Oak Park; 708-386-9800

Borderline MUSIC 3333 N. Broadway; 773-975-9533

Coulsons Music Matters 75-77 E. Van Buren St.; 312-461-1989

Devening Projects + Editions 3039 W. Carroll Ave.; 312-420-4720

Family Piano Co. 114 S. Genesee St., Waukegan; 847-775-1988

Fat Cat Guitars 2271 Randall Rd., Carpentersville; 847-844-8844

Golden Age 1744 W. 18th St., 312-850-2574; goldenagestore.com for updates on the store’s new location

Home Gallery 1407 E. 54th Pl.; 773-710-5464, thelarch.org

Kurt Saphir Pianos 123 Green Bay Rd., Wilmette; 847-256-5225

Laurie’s Planet of Sound 4693 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-271-3569

The Old School Records 7446 W. Madison St., Forest Park; 708-366-7588

Performers Music 410 S. Michigan Ave., Ste. 904; 312-987-1196

Reckless Records 3126 N. Broadway, 773-404-5080; 1532 N. Milwaukee Ave., 773-235-3727; 26 E. Madison St., 312-795-0878

Rotofugi 1953 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-491-9501

Shane Campbell Gallery 1431 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-226-2223

T26 Digital Type Foundry t26.com

Typography.com

Val’s halla Records 239 W. Harrison St., Oak Park; 708-524-1004

Vintage Vinyl 925 Davis St., Evanston; 847-328-2899

Wright 1440 W. Hubbard St.; 312-563-0020

 

BEAUTY

Karen Brody 1579 N. Milwaukee Ave., Ste. 302; 773-368-5567

Camera Ready Cosmetics camerareadycosmetics.com

Cozy Nails 2735 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-388-8810

Gina Salon 3756 W. Dempster St., Skokie; 847-679-8036

MAC PRO 910 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-327-4902

Merz Apothecary 4716 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-989-0900; also in Macy’s, 111 N. State St., 312-781-4000

Nordstrom 4937 Old Orchard Shopping Center, Skokie, 847-677-2121; also in Chicago, Oak Brook, and Schaumburg

The Peninsula Spa by ESPA 108 E. Superior St.; 312-573-6860

Sephora 845 N. Michigan Ave., 312-355-9391; 520 N. Michigan Ave., 312-494-9598; also in Northbrook, Oak Brook, Schaumburg, and Skokie

Urban Spa Chic 1401 W. Hubbard St., 2nd floor; 312-492-8050

 

ELECTRONICS AND PHOTOGRAPHY

Abt  1200 N. Milwaukee Ave., Glenview; 888-228-5800

Best Buy bestbuy.com

Calumet Photographic 1111 N. Cherry Ave.; 312-440-4920

Central Camera Company 230 S. Wabash Ave.; 312-427-5580

Helix Camera & Video 310 S. Racine Ave.; 312-421-6000

Saturday Audio Exchange 1021 W. Belmont Ave.; 773-935-4434

Surefire.com

 

EXERCISE AND SPORTS

All About Dance 2214 N. Clark St.; 773-572-8701

Chicago Dance Supply 5301 N. Clark St.; 773-728-5344

The Competitive Foot 102 N. Marion St., Oak Park; 708-524-0030

Conway Farms Golf Club 425 S. Conway Farms Dr., Lake Forest; 847-234-6979

David Barton Gym 600 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-836-9127

Discountdancesupply.com

Fleet Feet Sports 1620 N. Wells St., 312-587-3338; 4555 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-271-3338

Gunzo’s Hockey Headquarters 7706 W. Madison St., River Forest, 708-771-8666; also in Morton Grove

Johnny’s IceHouse 1350 W. Madison St.; 312-226-5555

Motion Unlimited Dancewear 218 S. Wabash Ave.; 312-922-3330

Quick Release Bike Shop 1527 N. Ashland Ave.; 773-871-3110

The Runner’s Edge 5243 N. Clark St., 773-649-0853; also in Wilmette and Libertyville

Upgrade Cycle Works 1130 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-226-8650

Windward Sports 3317 N. Clark St.; 773-472-6868

 

GIFTS, FOOD, AND EVENT PLANNING

1730 Outlet Company 1730 W. Wrightwood Ave., 773-871-4331; 1225 International Pkwy., Woodridge, 630-783-0411

All She Wrote 825 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-529-0100

Al’s Meat Market of Wilmette 1165 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette; 847-256-0070

Branca 17 E. Pearson St.; 312-202-1019

Green Grocer Chicago 1402 W. Grand Ave.; 312-624-9508

Chicago History Museum Store 1601 N. Clark St.; 312-642-4600

Dirk’s Fish and Gourmet Shop 2070 N. Clybourn Ave.; 773-404-3475

Eclecticity 4718 N. Lincoln  Ave.; 773-275-3080

Elements 741 N. Wells St.; 312-642-6574

Elevenzees 1901 W. Division St.; 773-772-1150

Enjoy, An Urban General Store 4723 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-334-8626

The Fishguy Market 4423 N. Elston Ave.; 773-283-7400

Fly Bird 719 Lake St., Oak Park; 708-383-3330

Foursided 5061 N. Clark St., 773-506-8300; 2939 N. Broadway, 773-248-1960

Green City Market chicagogreencitymarket.org

Green, Inc. 1718 N. Wells St.; 312-266-2806

Greenheart Shop 1911 W. Division St.; 312-264-1625

Honey 1 BBQ 2241 N. Western Ave.; 773-227-5130

June Blaker 870 N. Orleans St.; 312-751-9220

Kneen & Co. 400 W. Erie St., Ste. 503; 312-787-7003

Lilleashop.com

Luminaire 301 W. Superior St.; 312-664-9582

Mydavinci.com

Orvis 142 E. Ontario St.; 312-440-0662

Paper Source 2100 Central St., Evanston, 847-733-8830; also in Chicago, Highland Park, and Oak Park

Pastoral Artisan Cheese, Bread & Wine 2945 N. Broadway, 773-472-4781; also in the Loop and the Chicago French Market

Peoria Packing 1300 W. Lake St.; 312-738-1800

Potash Bros. Market 875 N. State St., 312-266-4200; also in Sandburg Village and the Hancock Center

Renegade Handmade 1924 W. Division St.; 773-227-2707

Twin Oak Meats 11197 N. 2300 East Rd., Fairbury; 815-692-4215

Twosided 2958 N. Clark St.; 773-244-6431

Uncle Fun 1338 W. Belmont Ave.; 773-477-8223

Uncle John’s Barbecue 337 E. 69th St.; 773-892-1233

WhiteCHICAGO 222 W. Huron St.; 312-397-1571

 

HOBBIES AND PETS

The BackYard BBQ Store 1147 Greenleaf Ave., Wilmette; 847-251-2272

The BBQ Pit at Armitage Direct, 925 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-348-3267

Berger Brothers 1176 N. Cherry Ave.; 312-642-4238

Brew & Grow 1824 N. Besly Ct., 773-395-1500; 359 W. Irving Park Rd., Roselle, 630-894-4885; 181 W. Crossroads Pkwy., Bolingbrook, 630-771-1410

The Chopping Block 4747 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-293-8490; Merchandise Mart Plaza, 312-644-6360

City Escape 3022 W. Lake St.; 773-638-2000

Doggy Style 2023 W. Division St.; 773-235-9663

Dripworks.com

Fields Land Rover Winnetka 80 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka; 847-446-6665

Fishman’s Fabrics 1101 S. Desplaines St.; 312-922-7250

Gethsemane Garden Center 5739 N. Clark St.; 773-878-5915

Gold Brothers 1140 W. Madison St.; 312-666-1520

Grand Street Gardens 2200 W. Grand Ave.; 312-829-8200

Grayland Station 5514 W. Devon Ave.; 773-594-1906

Insight Studios 1062 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 773-342-4444

Japanwoodworker.com

Johnnyseeds.com

Korin.com

Lake Street Landscape Supply 1810 W. Lake St.; 312-226-0760

Landmark’s Century Centre Cinema 2828 N. Clark St.; 773-509-4949

Logees.com

Menards menards.com

Northwestern Cutlery 810 W. Lake St.; 312-421-3666

Pearlpaint.com

Russo Ace Hardware 5848 W. Montrose Ave.; 773-777-2606

Soggy Paws 1912 S. State St., 312-808-0768; 1148 W. Leland Ave., 773-334-7663; 2526 W. Armitage Ave., 773-295-1563

Sprout Home 745 N. Damen Ave.; 312-226-5950

Textile Discount Outlet 2121 W. 21st St.; 773-847-0572, megafabrics.com

 

HOME DÉCOR AND FURNITURE

Anna’s Mostly Mahogany 531 Bank Ln., Highwood; 847-432-9151

Antiquearchaeology.com

Architectural Artifacts, Inc. 4325 N. Ravenswood Ave.; 773-348-0622

Armand Lee & Company 840 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 312-455-1200

Arrelle Fine Linens 445 N. Wells St.; 312-321-3696

Barneys New York 15 E. Oak St.; 312-587-1700

Broadway Antique Market 6130 N. Broadway; 773-743-5444

Brownstone Antiques 5234 N. Clark St.; 773-878-9800

Caste 521 N. Halsted St.; 312-432-0717

CB2 800 W. North Ave.; 312-787-8329

Chicago Antique Centre 3036 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-929-0200

Closet Works 2000 N. Clybourn Ave.; 773-244-9700

DouglasRosin Decorative Arts & Antiques 730 N. Wells St.; 312-337-6556

Edgewater Antique Mall 6314 N. Broadway; 773-262-2525

The Find 9 Highwood Ave., Highwood; 847-266-1700

Fort Pitt Furniture Liquidators 1400 W. 37th St.; 773-247-3523

Geneviève Lethu 900 N. Michigan Ave.; 312-423-9948

Grayslake Antique Market Grayslake County Fairgrounds, 1060 E. Peterson Rd., Grayslake

Haute Living 222 W. Kinzie St.; 312-329-9000

The Home Depot homedepot.com

I.D. 3337 N. Halsted St.; 773-755-4343

IKEA ikea.com

Jans Antiques 225 N. Racine Ave.; 312-563-0275

MCM Fine Framing 2019 N. Damen Ave.; 773-252-7525

Merchandise Mart 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza; 312-527-4141

Neiman Marcus 737 N. Michigan Ave., 312-642-5900; also in Northbrook and Oak Brook

Penn Dutchman Antiques 4912 N. Western Ave.; 773-271-2208

P.O.S.H. 613 N. State St.; 312-280-1602

Post 27 1819 W. Grand Ave.; 312-829-6122

Primitive 130 N. Jefferson St.; 312-575-9600

Revival 1401 W. Irving Park Rd.; 773-248-1211

Roost 5634 N. Clark St.; 773-506-0406

RSVP Gallery 1753 N. Damen Ave.; 773-770-6666

Smartrooms 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza; 312-644-4446

Stop! Look! Oddments 1305 N. Western Ave.

Tabula Tua 1015 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-525-3500

U-Haul uhaul.com

West Marine 627 W. North Ave.; 312-654-1818

White Elephant Resale Shop 2380 N. Lincoln Ave.; 773-883-6184

 

KIDS

Building Blocks Toy Store 3306 N. Lincoln Ave., 773-525-6200; 2130 W. Division St., 773-235-1888

Galt Toys + Galt Baby 900 N. Michigan Ave., 312-440-9550; also in Northbrook

Grow 1943 W. Division St.; 773-489-0009

Hadley 1205 W. Webster Ave.; 773-883-0077

Lazar’s Juvenile Furniture 6557 N. Lincoln Ave., Lincolnwood; 847-679-6146

Madison and Friends/The Denim Lounge 43 E. Oak St.; 312-642-6403

MAKIÉ makieclothier.com

Paul Frank 851 W. Armitage Ave.; 773-388-3122

 

THRIFT AND VINTAGE CLOTHING

The ARK Thrift Shop 1302 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 773-862-5011

The Brown Elephant 3651 N. Halsted St., 773-549-5943; 5404 N. Clark St., 773-271-9382; also in Oak Park

Deliciously Vintage 1747 S. Halsted St.; 312-733-0407

Designer Resale 658 N. Dearborn St.; 312-587-3312

Lake Forest Hospital Resale Shop 653 N. Bank Ln., Lake Forest; 847-234-0539

Leslie Hindman Auctioneers 1338 W. Lake St.; 312-280-1212

Pistol Bazaar 1717 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-929-2350

The Salvation Army 509 N. Union Ave., 312-738-4360; salvationarmyusa.org for other locations

Silver Moon 1721 W. North Ave.; 773-235-5797

Sofia Vintage Clothing & Accessories 1165 N. Clark St.; 312-640-0878

Very Best Vintage 1919 W. Chicago Ave.; 312-226-5530

Village Discount Outlet 2043 W. Roscoe St., 866-545-3836; vdoil.com for other locations

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