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Modern Co-Op Expands to Larger Digs

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Pilsen's Thalia Hall has a brand new resident—with some throwback decor. Modern Co-Op recently relocated from its smaller digs down the street, and reopened in its new home earlier this month. More space means more room to showcase locally made goods, and there are 30 (yes, 30) new designers and artists on display.

Spruced up with a mural by Pilsen artist Ruben Aguirre, the new space has a look inspired by street art and the 1970s. The now-and-then vibe underscores the shop's new tagline, "Where Modern Vintage Meets Handmade," and inventory ranges from old-school barware to terrariums and letterpress cards. Below, take a quick virtual tour of the store, then let us know in the comments if you've popped in yet—and of course, what you bought.

· Modern Co-Op [Official Site]
· All Modern Co-Op coverage [Racked Chicago]