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  • Oriental Institute

    Part of the University of Chicago, the Oriental Institute is both a research organization and a museum dedicated to the ancient Near East. Founded ... More
  • p.45

    One of the first fashion boutiques in Bucktown, p.45 was founded by Tricia Tunstall and Jessica Darrow in 1997. Since the day it opened, the shop h... More
  • P.O.S.H.

    Proprietor Karl Sorensen travels to Europe and South America three times a year to bring back rare finds for his home and tableware shop. Whether i... More
  • Pagoda Red

    Inspired by her time spent living in Beijing, design enthusiast Betsy Nathan opened Pagoda Red in 1997 to sell 19th-century Chinese furniture and d... More
  • Powell's

    Established in 1971, this independent shop specializes in high-quality used, rare, and discounted books. Near the University of Chicago, the store’... More
  • Psycho Baby

    An alternative baby and children's boutique, Psycho Baby sells unique clothing, toys, and books for kids ages newborn to six. The 2,000-square-foot... More
  • Puma Safaris

  • Rainbow Lobby of Adler Planetarium

    One of three venues comprising the lakefront Museum Campus, the Adler was established in 1930, making it the first planetarium in the nation. Today... More
  • Red & White

    This Bucktown wine shop was founded by passionate co-owners Sean Krainik and Nathan Adams in 1998. Crafted from reclaimed, 100-year-old barn wood, ... More
  • Robin Richman

    From her own clothing line to the commissioned skirt-form sculpture hanging from the ceiling, owner Robin Richman displays her touch everywhere in ... More
  • Robin Turner

    For decades American Express Travel Insider Robin Turner has been a foremost expert on Hawaii, and while her personal interests include gardening a... More
  • Scout

    Filled with unique home furnishings, the ever-changing storefront window of Scout never fails to draw passersby in from Clark Street. Owned by desi... More
  • Seminary Co-op Bookstore

    Established in 1961 by a group of 17 bibliophiles, this community-owned shop is now considered one of the world’s finest academic bookstores and ha... More

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