Places

Current Bookstores

  • Semicolon Chicago
  • The Dial Bookshop
  • Unabridged Bookstore
  • Women & Children First Bookstore
  • Volumes Bookcafe
  • Pilsen Community Books
  • 57th Street Bookstore
  • The Seminary Co-op Bookstore
  • Myopic Books
  • Quimby’s Bookstore
  • The Book Cellar
  • Sandmeyer’s Bookstore
  • Newberry Bookstore
  • Open Books
  • After-Words
  • Bookie’s
  • Powell’s Books
  • Uncharted Books
  • Roscoe Books
  • The Gallery Ltd.
  • Secret Agent Supply
  • Bucket O’Blood
  • The Armadillo’s Pillow
  • Heirloom Books
  • Ravenswood Used Books
  • Bookman’s Corner
  • Madison Street Books
  • The Underground Bookstore
  • Exile in Bookville
  • Akiba Books

Former Bookstores

  • O’Gara & Wilson (1882-2013)
  • Browne’s Bookstore (1907-1912)
  • Fanny Butcher Books (1919-1927)
  • Stuart Brent Books (1947-1996)
  • Kroch’s and Brentano’s (1957-1995)
  • Shake Rattle & Read (1966-2016)
  • Guild Books (1967-1992)
  • The Savvy Traveller (1971-2007)
  • Aspidistra Bookshop (1972-1998)
  • Prairie Avenue Bookshop (1974-2009)
  • Rizzoli’s (1976-2001)
  • Booksellers Row / Howard’s Books (1978-2015)
  • Selected Works (1983-2016)
  • Bookworks (1984-2016)
  • The Stars Our Destination (1988-2003)
  • AfroCentric Bookstore (1990-2008)
  • MotherLand Books
  • Printers Row Fine & Rare Books (2000-2012)
  • City Lit Books (2012-2020)

Current Institutions

  • Harold Washington Library Center
  • Poetry Foundation
  • Newberry Library
  • The Cliff-Dwellers Club
  • The American Writers Museum
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Former Institutions

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Landmarks

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