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Wicker Park's Largest Furniture Shop to Close After 63 Years

Ibarra said that within the next few months, all three of Continental Furniture's stores are closing; at 2719 W. Cermak Road in Little Village as well as 1921 N. Mannheim Road in suburban Melrose Park.

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"It's a big announcement for the Hispanic community," said Martha Ibarra, Human Resources director for Continental Furniture at 1425 N. Milwaukee Ave., which employs 92 people and has a solid base of bilingual and Spanish-speaking clientele.

The Wicker Park store, arguably the neighborhood's largest furniture store, spans three adjacent two- and four-story commercial buildings: at 1417-19 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 1421 N. Milwaukee Ave.; and 1425 N. Milwaukee Ave. The buildings range between 104 and 124 years old, according to county records.

The Wicker Park store, arguably the neighborhood's largest furniture store, spans three adjacent two- and four-story commercial buildings: at 1417-19 N. Milwaukee Ave.; 1421 N. Milwaukee Ave.; and 1425 N. Milwaukee Ave. The buildings range between 104 and 124 years old, according to county records.

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Explore Chicago's Latin-Inspired Cuisine

2881 W. Cermak, 773-847-6998

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...the way," said Alexandra Villasenor, 30, who has two kids at Maria Saucedo Scholastic Academy, 2850 W. 24th Blvd.

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