Marshall Field’s, Chicago’s oldest and best-known department store
continues to be famous for its elaborate Christmas displays, dazzling
Tiffany dome, and iconic clock. Established nearly 100 years ago, it
offers top styles for home and body.
Clock at Macy’s
you’ll find some fantastic budget-friendly buys and once-in-a-lifetime
bargains on bridge, designer, and even couture goods.
Sears on State
18 years away, a hipper Sears returned to State Street in 2000 offering
five levels of everything from tools to toddler outfits.
Prairie Avenue Bookshop
wonderful bookstore is the world’s largest that is dedicated to
architecture and related fields. It’s a staple for architecture
students, but also a fascinating browse for anyone.
418 S. Wabash Ave.
the strip commonly known as “Jeweler’s Row” this one-stop-shop is a
friendly place to source gold, pearls, watches, diamonds, and gems at
relatively low prices.
5 S. Wabash Ave.
style on sale at a fraction of the original prices lure bargain hunters
to this charming little sister of the upscale and pricey Nordstrom.
This enormous store opposite The Art Institute of Chicago sells contemporary, vintage, and collectors’ posters, as well as artsy gifts.
Gallery 37 Store
artists involved in an arts training program create the incredible
paintings, sculptures, and other artwork sold here. All proceeds from
sales are returned to the program.
Artwork for sale in Gallery 37
regional flagship store offers the ultimate Old Navy shopping
experience, with two floors of discount jeans and T-shirts, and other
casual comfort clothes at bargain prices.
Iwan Ries Tobacco
smoker’s paradise since 1897, this store now sells around 100 cigar
brands, 15,000 pipes, and countless smoking accessories. It also
contains a small tobacco museum.
19 S. Wabash Ave.