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Haitian art featured at Nicole Gallery, Chicago
 

CHICAGO SHOPS and GALLERIES


Chicago, IL

Bates Designs
DESCRIPTION: Custom designed men and women's clothing boutique
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 9a-5p
ADDRESS: 1130 South Wabash Ave, suite 405  MAP
TRANSIT: CTA Roosevelt Metro Station
PARKING: parking lots and garages nearby
PHONE: 312-427-0284
WEBSITE: http://www.batesdesigns.com

G.R. N'Namdi Gallery
Contemporary abstract art gallery for young professionals who crave museum quality paintings and rare photographs; prices for originals range from a few hundred dollars and upwards; frequent artist shows and budget conscious lithographs
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 11a-6p
ADDRESS: 110 North Peoria Street  MAP
TRANSIT: CTA Clinton-Greene Station or Chicago OTC Metra Station
PARKING: parking lots nearby
PHONE: 312-563-9240
WEBSITE: http://www.grnnamdigallery.com

Accessorize
DESCRIPTION: boutique that features a robust collection of pocketbooks for the professional woman; includes many accessories to create that “look”
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 10a-7p, Sat 10a-6p, Sun Noon-5p
ADDRESS: 5 East Superior Street  MAP
TRANSIT: CTA Chicago-Red Metro Station
PARKING: parking lots and garages nearby
PHONE: 312-482-9780
WEBSITE: http://www.accessorizechicagoinc.com

Mai-Ree’s Boutique
DESCRIPTION: Designer garments and accessories; known for having many quality pieces at affordable prices
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Thu & Sat 11a-6p, Fri 11a-7p
ADDRESS: 909 North Ashland  MAP
TRANSIT: CTA Division Metro Station
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 312-850-2407
WEBSITE: none

Nicole Gallery
DESCRIPTION: In 1986, Nicole Smith founded the premier Haitian fine art gallery in the Midwest; her dazzling Shona sculptures and abundant collectible Haitian art, includes works by Fritz Millevoix, Allen Stringfellow, William Carter, Alice Gatewood-Waddell, Ifeyinwa Umeike, Laurand Doumba and Frank Louissaint; there's always something on sale, so don't hesitate to visit
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat by appt
ADDRESS: 2320 North Damen Ave, Suite 2F  MAP
TRANSIT: none
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 312-787-7716
WEBSITE: http://www.nicolegallery.com

Gallery Guichard
DESCRIPTION: Bronzeville’s finest Afrocentric art gallery is a 3 level visual feast for patrons of original paintings, classy mixed media and smart interior design; curator and artist Andre Guichard exhibits works from African Diaspora artists for the connoisseur and novice alike; on a budget – talk to the man, don’t let someone purchase your piece
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Sat 11a-6p, Sun 2p-4p
ADDRESS: 3521 Martin Luther King Drive  MAP
TRANSIT: CTA Bronzeville-IIT Station
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 773-373-8000
WEBSITE: http://www.galleryguichard.com

47th Street Marketplace
DESCRIPTION: A collective ecosystem of Black businesses in Bronzeville
DAYS & HOURS:> varies by tenant
ADDRESS: 4655 Martin Luther King Drive  MAP
TRANSIT: CTA 47th-Green Station
PARKING: on street

African American Images
DESCRIPTION: Features a wide selection African Diaspora books; is a prominent stop on the national book tour circuit for black author readings and signings
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 10a-6p, Sat 9a-5p
ADDRESS: 1909 West 95th Street  MAP
TRANSIT: Metra 95th Street Station
PARKING: on premises and on street
PHONE: 708-672-4909
WEBSITE: http://www.africanamericanimages.com

Alpha II Omega
DESCRIPTION: Chicago’s largest selection of sorority, fraternity and Masonic attire and accessories, also features an party room for special events and interior design services
DAYS & HOURS: Tue-Fri 11a-7p, Sat 10a-6p
ADDRESS: 1838 West 95th Street  MAP
TRANSIT: Metra 95th Street Station
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 773-445-9044
WEBSITE: http://www.alphaiiomega.net

Lourdes Hats & Accessories
DESCRIPTION: Ladies designer suits, high fashion hats and accessories
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-6p
ADDRESS: 2243 West 95th Street  MAP
TRANSIT: Metra 95th Street Station
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 773-445-6615
WEBSITE: http://www.makinshats.com

Island Furs
DESCRIPTION: Only full-service, Black fur salon in Chicago; features minks, fox, sable, beaver, chinchilla and racc0on in long or short hair; member of the Associated Fur Industries of Chicago
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Fri 10a-6p, Sat 10a-5p
ADDRESS: 1827 West 103rd Street  MAP
TRANSIT: Metra 103rd Street Station
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 773-881-3877
WEBSITE: http://www.islandfurs.com

Safari Market Place
DESCRIPTION: Afrocentric clothing, gifts, art, jewelry, fraternity and sorority apparel, and Kwanzaa supplies; a cultural center promoting self-empowerment via audio and video tapes by national and international Black leaders; also home to makeup and makeovers by stylist Jocelyn
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 11a-7p
ADDRESS: 1403 West 111th Street  MAP
TRANSIT: Metra 111th Street Station
PARKING: on street
PHONE: 773-233-8307
WEBSITE: none

Heritage Books
DESCRIPTION: Wide selection of books and music by people of African descent
DAYS & HOURS: Mon-Sat 10a-9p, Sun noon-6p
ADDRESS: 1135 West Granville Ave  MAP
TRANSIT: CTA Granville Station
PARKING: lots nearby and on street
PHONE: 773-262-1566
WEBSITE: http://www.heritagebooksmusic.com

 

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