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Throughout the entire construction of her new River North store, Ikram has said little about the project. When the windows recently were installed, we thought they may be stained glass because of the spokes within the frame and the locations proximity to the cathedral district. Or if not stained glass, then maybe tinted glass? After checking in, we found out that the windows will just be one really big pane of glass without spokes.
The armatures that are there now are only templates for the actual windows which are being made right now. The window will have one skinny piece of shiny metal outlining the window. With larger windows like these and a shiny frame, Ikram is bound to dress more mannequins and install more elaborate displays.
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