Added Jan 20 2018
On the corner of North Michigan Avenue and Erie Street, he recalled, sat an old terra cotta building, with small windows, that housed medical offices. He bought it, envisioning something radically different.
People shop at the Crate & Barrel store in the 600 block of North Michigan Avenue on Jan. 18, 2018, in Chicago. The location is closing after 27 years .
Crate & Barrel remains a strong brand, with stores all over the world, but Michigan Avenue increasingly draws tourists who aren’t shopping for dining tables and sofa beds. People who are can go to the giant Crate & Barrel nearby at North and Clybourn avenues, where parking is free.
- Original article
- Date published
- January 20, 2018