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  • Potomac_11
    Potomac, MD448 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Worth a visit for a meal in the Walnut Room and a peek at the Tiffany ceiling. No contemporary store offers this type of classic grandeur.
    Written 17 July 2024
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  • Rasjohnson80
    Noblesville, IN34 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    It was very busy on a Saturday, there was a DJ playing music and me and my dog visited the bar on the 2nd floor and had a glass of wine, everyone was friendly and it was a pleasant experience!
    Written 2 April 2023
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  • Bee80204
    Denver, CO5,062 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Fancying a walk in a luxury department store, I entered 900 North Michigan Shops when I saw the Bloomingdale’s sign. Venturing into the beauty section I sampled the lipsticks with help from the sales associate and took advantage of the free gift offer and made a purchase. I love MAC cosmetics, especially their lipsticks so I was excited that I could indulge my weakness.
    The rest of the store was just as pleasant to walk through and admire the merchandise. There were lovely displays including a flower cart where a fragrance purchase qualifies you for a lovely bouquet. I would definitely visit again if I ever needed more MAC items.
    Written 26 September 2021
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  • Monica S
    Cleveland, OH53,893 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Saks is the place to go for high end purchases. One of the premier stores in Chicago. Beautiful department store
    Written 24 March 2018
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  • Taylor B
    Chicago, IL8,421 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Native Chicagoans, like me, remember when State State in downtown Chicago was known as The Great Street, before there was a Magnificent Mile on the north side of the Chicago River. It was the street of Marshall Field's, the Chicago Theater, the Palmer House and Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company. Today, Carson's is known as the Sullivan Center, a 943,944-square-foot, three-building complex that houses the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and national retailer Target. Located at 1 South State Street, at the corner of East Madison Street, the structure is mostly known for its architecture. It was designed by Louis Sullivan in 1899 for a retail firm. Another famous architect, Daniel Burnham, also did work on the building. It is remarkable for its steel-framed construction, which allowed a dramatic increase in window area created by bay-wide windows, which in turn allowed for the greatest amount of daylight into the building interiors. The design was the first use of what became known as the Chicago window. At street level, the broad expanses of glass allowed for larger displays of merchandise to outside pedestrian traffic, creating the idea of the sidewalk showcase. Sullivan designed the unique corner entry to be seen from both State and Madison. The attractive ornamentation above the entrance gave the store an elegant and unique persona important to the building's competition with neighboring stores, including Marshall Field's. It was designated a Chicago Landmark and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1970 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975.
    Written 22 October 2020
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  • Sicilian Nomad
    U.S. Virgin Islands199 contributions
    1.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don't even bother trying to get into this store. They have 5000 people and one cashier. Sorry, I don't have that kind of time with my schedule. I understand the COVID restrictions, and inability to find workers, but honestly, its just a bit ridiculous.
    Written 24 April 2022
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  • Aris D
    98 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    A nice Apple Store, with many areas to sit down. Also with two floors, and friendliness towards dangers and safety. Worth a visit
    Written 13 July 2024
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  • Nick F
    2 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Such a cool shop. Winsome has so many interesting and unique styles, and a strong focus on ethical production and sustainability. The atmosphere of the store is the perfect mix of fun design and laid back relaxing feel. I love the unisex and mens clothing options too.
    Written 2 July 2024
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