Prairie Avenue Bookshop Lives On as Art
May30

Prairie Avenue Bookshop Lives On as Art

As the economy, the internet, and Amazon.com jump up and down on the smoldering remains the book selling industry, one of Chicago’s most important literary purveyors has been resurrected, though in zombie form. The Prairie Avenue Bookstore (formerly at 418 South Wabash Avenue) was one of America’s last architecture book stores when it closed in 2009.  (It is estimated there are maybe two or three left in the country now.)...

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