WORTH THE WAIT Compared to their 8- by-10-foot booth in the Andersonville Galleria, William Rawski and Gosia Korsakowski’s 7,000-square-foot Pilsen showroom (they’re continuing operations in the Galleria as well) is quite the upgrade, and just the kind of space they needed to showcase substantial pieces such as a ten-foot-long train bench and metal patina lockers. After working primarily on the trade end in the antiques world for the last 20 years—designing restaurant interiors and running the renowned prop house, Zap Props—Rawski finally has a space where he can sell his Midwestern finds (dating from the late 1800s to the present) to the public. Find anything from Herman Miller furniture to letters from defunct outdoor sign companies, with prices ranging from $50 for decorative odds and ends to $26,000 for a late-1800s terra-cotta figurine. Check out some of the smaller goods at etsy.com/shop/bluebellbazaar. 2229 S Halsted St (224-522-4525).
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