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Wrightwood Furniture Is Now Open in Lakeview

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Photos: Courtesy of Wrightwood Furniture

A new furniture showroom and retail space in Lakeview, Wrightwood Furniture has a pretty unique business model—and we think you're going to like it. The father-son owners, Douglas and Michael Cohen, source and purchase furniture from factories and artisans around the world, and have it shipped directly to their Lincoln Avenue shop. So, you (the lucky consumer) can forget about the costs of middlemen, distributors, and transportation, and pick up one-of-a-kind furniture and accent pieces at prices that are 50 to 80 percent less than they'd be at other high-end furniture shops.

But what do the goods look like? Not like anything from that suburban spot that makes meatballs, trust us. Take a peek at some of the photos to see what's in store—but keep in mind that the inventory is constantly refreshed with one-off pieces. So, no two visits will be the same. Also, let's be honest: by the time you read this, we'll (hopefully) have made off with that polka-dotted end table.

· Wrightwood Furniture [Official Site]
· Chicago's 38 Best Home Goods and Furniture Stores [Racked Chicago]