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900 North Michigan Shops
900 North Michigan Avenue

Recognized as the lead anchor of Chicago’s vibrant Magnificent Mile shopping district, 900 North Michigan Shops is a destination for style and sophistication unparalleled anywhere else in the Midwest. This architecturally stunning property features a six-level Bloomingdale’s and over seventy upscale shops that include a line-up of world-renowned brands paired with an eclectic mix of unique boutiques and ten dining options.

American Girl Place
835 North Michigan Avenue

Discover why American Girl Place is more than just a store — it’s a place for her imagination to soar! Plan a visit and explore the worlds of our treasured historical characters and the contemporary Girl of the Year® doll. You will also find the My American Girl™ dolls that children can personalize and bring to life online! Plus, girls will love choosing from our collection of books, outfits, accessories, and more.

Arts and Artisans, LLC
321 North Michigan Avenue

One of Downtown’s largest showcases of contemporary American art and jewelry, providing a vast collection of art media including stained and blown glass, metal and wood sculpture, artfully-crafted jewelry, functional and decorative ceramics, finely woven wearables, and exquisite paintings and prints.

Atlas Galleries (Two stores)
535 North Michigan Avenue

900 North Michigan Avenue

Established in 1967, Atlas Galleries has become a firm fixture on Chicago’s luxurious Michigan Avenue, offering treasures by the world’s greatest artists.


Block 37
108 North State Street

Just open in Fall 2009, this premier development on State Street offers over sixty shops, including signature dining and entertainment venues within a five-story atrium. Block 37 has direct access to the CTA Red Line and Blue Line as well as Chicago’s Pedway system.

Candyality (Two stores)
520 North Michigan Avenue

835 North Michigan Avenue

Candyality is on a mission to uncover the universal connection to confections! Visit our stores or shop online to find out what your choices say about you! Candyality carries thousands of bulk items and sweet treats.

Chicago Chinatown Chamber of Commerce
2169 South China Place

Chicago’s Chinatown is a popular tourist destination with Chinese restaurants, gift shops, grocery stores, Chinese pharmacies, and a museum offering a rich blend of heritage, culture, people, businesses, and activities. The mission of the Chinatown Chamber of Commerce is to improve and expand business opportunities and to educate others on the history, culture, and customs of the Chinese American community.

Dreidels and More
67 East Oak Street

Beautiful Judaica for all occasions! Menorahs, kiddush cups, mezuzzahs, seder and matzo plates, and challah trays. Gifts for the home galore! Books and CDs, gifts for babies and kids. Lots of dreidels!

Gallery 37 Center for the Arts
66 East Randolph Street

The Gallery 37 Center for the Arts provides a venue for youth, families, and adults to participate in several innovative arts programs, including After School Matters and the Chicago Public Schools’ Advanced Arts Education Program. The Center also hosts World Kitchen, Storefront Theater, Downtown Sound Gallery, artScape Chicago, Gallery 37 Café, and the Gallery 37 Store. Home to three site-specific public artworks created to enhance and celebrate its mission as a center for learning, Gallery 37 Center for the Arts is free and open to the public.

Garmin International
663 North Michigan Avenue

Navigate to the Garmin Store and experience the latest GPS technology. The latest in advancements are not just for drivers, but for runners, golfers, bikers, hikers, boaters, and aviators.

Garrett Popcorn Shops
625 North Michigan Avenue

This store has been a Chicago favorite since 1949. Visit any of our seven downtown shops, two locations at O’Hare Airport, or order online.

Hershey’s Chicago
822 North Michigan Avenue

Have a truly magnificent experience at Hershey’s Chicago Store on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile! This store is home to Hershey’s Bake Shoppe, where you will find sweet eats and treats, gifts, and souvenirs.

Macy’s State Street
111 North State Street

Located in the heart of the shopping district, Macy’s West encompasses an entire city block! A magnificent selection of the hottest season’s fashions, world-class events, top-notch services, and gourmet restaurants are all part of the mystique of this incredible store. For your convenience, Macy’s offers a full range of free services, including a full-service visitor center and a personal shopping service exclusive to their top credit card members.

Randolph Street Market Festival
1340 West Washington Street

As featured in Travel and Leisure, Lucky Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal, Chicago’s Randolph Street Market is the destination for antique collectors, merchandisers, decorators, fashionistas, and style-setters from around the globe, featuring the most spectacular array of vintage and modern decorative objects, home furnishings, art, jewelry, and fashion. Open rain or shine. Admission: Online tickets $8, At the gate $10, Students $3, Children under 12 are free.

Sak’s Fifth Avenue
700 North Michigan Avenue

Known for its service and featuring the best fashion the world has to offer in women’s, men’s, and children’s apparel, plus accessories. Beauty salon services are available as well as personal shopping service.

The Shops at North Bridge
520 North Michigan Avenue

Sprawling six chic blocks in the heart of the Michigan Avenue district, The Shops at North Bridge is Chicago’s most stylish shopping and dining destination. Featuring a four-level shopping center anchored by a flagship Nordstrom and more than fifty world-class retailers — this is a must-see on your trip to the Magnificent Mile. With twenty sumptuous restaurants conveniently located on the premises, a casual lunch or a vibrant dinner is just steps away from the city’s style center. Chicago’s Magnificent Meal restaurants on level four of The Shops at North Bridge offer a tasty array of international fare in a quick and casual environment.

Water Tower Place
835 North Michigan Avenue

At the pinnacle of Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place is Chicago’s premier shopping destination. Its stunning eight-level atrium features more than 100 of your favorite stores, spas, and restaurants, plus a mix of distinctive specialty shops and boutiques. It offers a unique, high-energy urban shopping experience you simply won’t find anywhere else in the city.


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