Best Home Stores: Chicago

by Jaclyn Abergas | October 11th, 2011 | Home Shopping

Classic Remix

Classic Remix is a furniture shop in Chicago, which features classic pieces from different time periods and mixes them to create a unique home experience. Launched in 2011 by Mary Garvey James, the store is unique in the fact that James picks one classic piece and builds the whole room around it.  She puts unlikely pieces together – from something old to something really trendy. Visit Mary and Classic Remix for the right transformation for your house.

http://classicremixchicago.com/; 1015 W. Webster St, Chicago, IL; Tel. (773)661-6796


Owned by Julie Fernstrom, Brimfield came to the US and Chicago from the UK. Their 4000-square foot shop specializes in unique and one-of-a-kind pieces to make your home special. They also specialize in the reupholstery of early to mid-20th century furniture. Besides furniture, they also carry blankets, lighting fixtures, pillows, and kitchen accessories.

http://brimfieldus.com/; 5219 N. Clark St. Chicago, Il; Tel. (773)271-3501

Patina Antiques

Patina Antiques is the place to go to for rustic antiques. You’ll find unique items from art pottery to dental cabinets to mail sorters and classic mid-century chairs. Allan Shull, the store’s owner, travels all over the US to search for these unique finds for his discriminating customers.

http://www.patinachicago.com/; 5137 N. Clark, Chicago, IL; Tel. (773)334-0400


Daniel Malone offers a mixture of farmhouse, primitive, and modern furniture in his store, Roost. Roost underwent an expansion in October 2009, and it now boasts tons of industrial work benches, farmhouse tables, mantels, and the like on display inside the 1700-square foot store. Malone visits estate sales, auctions, and warehouses all over the US to find the unique furniture he displays and sells in the store.

http://www.roostchicago.com/; 5632 N. Clark St, Chicago, IL; Tel. (773)506-0406

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