100 Busse Road, Elk Grove Village, IL, US, 60007
- Téléphone : (847) 593-8600
- Télécopie : (847) 593-8607
Run by the Chicago orchestral association, this is your place for rare classical recordings of performances that are not available anywhere else. The store also has posters, lapel pins and ties. Find books on musicians, sheet music and a huge variety of symphony-related merchandise. The store offers hordes of great gift ideas for the musical aficionado, including unusual gourmet, holiday and office items and presents for the kids.
Devoted exclusively to the sale of fine decorative and art glass, this large, corner shop is a standout from its Michigan Avenue neighbors. A wide-ranging selection of decorative glass items are available, from elegant paperweights and perfume bottles to graceful vases, figurines and sculpture are on tasteful display. Feel free to browse or ask the very knowledgeable staff for assistance. A perfect place for gift shopping or spending some time after a visit to the Art Institute, which is located just across the street.
Owner Jim Sherry breaks from marketing tradition by purposely putting his store on the second-floor and away from foot-traffic. He locks the front door to further discourage casual passersby from entering. Sherry offers viola, cello, flute and guitar lessons for $18 for a half-hour session. If you need an instrument before your lessons, you can get anything from an $8 whistle to a $400,000 violin.
Since 1857, this tobacco shop has been highly-vaunted for its family-owned service. With more than 100 cigar brands in stock and more than 20,000 pipes to choose from, as well as Chicago's largest selection of smoking accessories, even the most elusive of tastes should be satisfied. The walls are hung with decorative and antique pipes, with the back wall lined in walk-in humidors bursting with premium cigars. Smokers can also fill their accessory needs, ranging from lighters to pipe stands.
This small, independent music store in the Loop specializes in sheet music. Music lovers and musicians alike can choose from a wide selection of scores for piano, including music for piano duet and two-pianos. Coulsons also carries a line of accessories including magazines, music stands, piano lights and metronomes and other assorted stuff. This little gem is a fun place for both aspiring and polished musicians to browse, right in the middle of downtown.
If you are enthralled with the breathtaking view of Chicago's skyline and want to learn more about what goes into building such magnificent structures, stop by this bookstore. You will find one of the largest selections of books on architecture in the world. The bookstore also sells a substantial number of works covering graphic design, urban planning and landscape design. With 9,000 square feet spread over four levels, the store itself also offers a notable example of architecture.
Good range of clothes with a reasonable price tag. Welcome to Forever 21, where you can shop to your hearts content and still not feel a pinch on your pocket. With a huge selection of clothes and accessories to match, it is quite difficult to leave this store empty handed. This chain of fashion stores is fast rising up on the popularity scales with tourists and locals alike. So what are you waiting for? Get yourself a new look today.
Running through the heart of downtown Chicago is State Street, a major shopping and dining thoroughfare for the past 100 years. Flagship stores located along this famous street include Macy's, as well as numerous other boutiques and chains such as Nordstrom Rack, Urban Outfitters, H&M and Forever 21, to name a few. A walk along State Street also finds notable landmarks and historic buildings such as the Harold Washington Library and the Reliance Building.
Macy's is one of America's most popular department stores, with locations in Chicago on State Street and on North Michigan Avenue. This full-service department store caters to men, women, teens, children, and the home. You can get a makeover at counters hosted by Prescriptives, Christian Dior, Clinique, Lancôme, and Estee Lauder. Young women will love the junior department's fashions by Guess, Calvin Klein, and Esprit. You can fit the whole family in casual and dress shoes at Macy's footwear salons. Don't miss the FAO Schwarz store inside!
Operated by the Daughters of St. Paul, Pauline Books & Media has a large selection of religious and inspirational books as well as compact discs and cassette tapes, more than 650 videos available for purchase or rental and a plethora of card and gift items. It also has Spanish-speaking employees available to translate for orders and materials in Spanish. Additionally, it offers a decent stock of software and will arrange for mail order purchases.
Whether you are a fervent gamer or a music lover, FYE Chicago will never cease to surprise you with its collection of DVDs, blu-ray discs, movie CDs and gaming products. From latest release to the secondhand rare finds in movie CDs, the store stocks a huge collection that you can spend an entire day browsing through all. Backed by a 30-day return policy, occasional live music events and an expert staff that strives hard to help you choose the best products, shopping for your favorite music and movies can never be more convenient and fun than at FYE Chicago. Call ahead or visit their website to know more.