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Vintage Shopping in Chicago



Whether it's Mad Men fever, a recession-fueled interest in secondhand duds or the fact that everything just looked cooler way back when, vintage is hotter than ever. Lucky for us antique lovers, vintage stores tend to cluster together, allowing you to easily hunt for old-school clothes and furniture. We've highlighted our six favorite districts, each one filled with aged oddities from the 1900s to the 1990s. (Yes, the '90s are vintage. You're that old.)

Chicago Avenue vintage

Chicago Avenue vintage

Find fashions from the '50s and '60s, or go back to the future with '80s and '90s gear, on Chicago and Ashland Avenues.

Vintage vinyl

Vintage vinyl

Notable Chicago record collector and Danny's soul-night resident DJ Dante Carfagna shares five tips for upping your vintage-vinyl...

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