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Best Shops For Antiques & Collectibles In Chicago

October 4, 2010 4:29 PM

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Here is where you will find the oldies but goodies in Chicago — the best antique and collectible shops. We have something for everyone, from jewelry fanatics to art mavens and lovers of Victorian to Art Deco. Enjoy! - Patrice N. Perkins

Vintage Underground

1834 West North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
(773) 252-4559
www.chicagovintageunderground.com

This vintage haven has everything- clothing, antiques, collectibles and more. Go peek at an unrivaled selection of antique jewelry at competitive prices. If you don’t mind digging, you will discover sweet deals such as brass bangles and show-stopping pendants for $20.

Scout

5221 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 275-5700
www.scoutchicago.com

If hunting for one-of-a-kind finds for the home is your thing, then check out Scout. This “Urban Antique Shop” offers vintage furniture and home décor. The pieces are reinforced and refinished before hitting the display floor.

The White Attic

5225 North Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
(773) 907-9800
www.whiteattic.com

The White Attic, home to eye-popping, antique furniture, specializes in refinishing statement furniture with a modern appeal. You will see pieces redone in fresh whites and robin’s egg blue, reminiscent of Hollywood Glam during the 1920s. However, the stock takes us from the 1920s through the 1960s. At the Lamp Bar you can customize a lamp, creating a one-of-a-kind piece that your friends will envy.

P.O.S.H.

613 North State Street
Chicago, IL 60654
(312) 280-1602
www.poshchicago.com

This pick is for the haute hostess (or host). Why not impress those chatty neighbors with authentic, vintage and antique tableware? This boutique retails vintage hotel silver, restaurant china & flea market finds from all over including American china warehouses, antique markets and European auction houses. The pieces are one-of-a-kind or manufactured in limited quantities.

Broadway Antique Market

6130 North Broadway Street
Chicago, IL 60660
(773) 743-5444
www.bamchicago.com

If you are a serious collector, then this stop is for you. Buyers for movie studios or prop designers are likely patrons. This is a go-to place for period pieces. With that said, come ready to spend! You will find a massive selection of furniture, collectibles, clothing and jewelry.

Patrice N. Perkins is the founder and editor of My Lifestyle ZEN, a Chicago-based lifestyle blog for professionals and entrepreneurs who value quality of life. Patrice provides work-life balance advice to readers as well as informs them on Chicago lifestyle.

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