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Pavilion Antiques

Pavilion Antiques

Taking photos at Pavilion Antiques is so much fun. Have you been? ↔ Pavilion Antiques. 2055 N. Damen Ave., Chicago, IL. 773.645.0924 ↔ ↔ ↔ ↔ ↔ ↔ ↔ I love Serge Mouille’s lighting designs. ↔ ↔ More Mouille. ↔ ↔ ↔ ↔

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What’s new at Revival? Location, location, location!

What’s new at Revival? Location, location, location!

What’s new at Revival? For starters, location, location, location! Owner Mark Steinke recently moved his shop from its longtime storefront at the corner of Southport and Irving Park to Armitage just west of Damen in the very cool Bucktown neighborhood. Adjacent neighborhoods Bucktown and Wicker Park are home to a growing number of home stores, and […]

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What’s new at Michael Del Piero Good Design?

What’s new at Michael Del Piero Good Design?

Running a shop takes different skills than decorating a house, but creating art is another thing altogether. But as I learned during a recent visit to her Bucktown boutique, Michael Del Piero effortlessly pulls off all three. Part entrepreneur, part curator and part decorative artist, Del Piero has consistently influenced the Chicago design scene since […]

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This Week: The Painted Lady (Plus: Contest!)

This Week: The Painted Lady (Plus: Contest!)

When I visited The Painted Lady recently, the most expensive item in the store was a gorgeous French antique upholstered headboard. While at $1500, it’s not a garage sale steal, it’s priced far less than comparable pieces at most antique stores and reproductions at the big chains. Everything has been priced fairly at The Painted […]

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What’s new at Daniels Antiques?

What’s new at Daniels Antiques?

People are always asking me if I know where to find this or that rare furnishing, but the person they should be calling is Daniels Antiques owner Danny Popuch. An expert in the field, Danny maintains not only his fantastic Bucktown showroom but also a west side warehouse full of pieces waiting for their moment […]

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This Week: Pavilion Antiques

This Week: Pavilion Antiques

Dusk had taken hold when I visited Pavilion Antiques last week, and lit as it was by lamps, overheads and light sculptures, the corner shop glowed from the street.  For some reason, when illuminated so, Pavilion’s white walls and floor and its high design, its nickel, lucite and brass, seemed like how Woody Allen circa […]

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Look: A Wicker Park home where everything’s for sale!

Look: A Wicker Park home where everything’s for sale!

Please check out Time Out Chicago’s December 3rd issue for my piece about Elan Peltz’s amazing Wicker Park home / by appointment boutique Blackwatch ’68.  Peltz’s merchandise is rat pack cool.  Check it out before all the good stuff is gone.  414-248-7769

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