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New Balance opened its second Chicago location yesterday in Hyde Park. Formerly a BankFinancial branch, the new 2,100 square feet store will carry a large selection of running shoes and classics like 998s and 574s. Those who seek a special fit will find the brand's extra-narrow to extra-extra-wide sizes.
Runners aren't the only crowd who have a reason to celebrate. Sneakerheads, the Hype Park shop will carry a limited-edition run of classic New Balance designs in early 2015.
· New Balance's new Hyde Park store emphasizes classics [Chicago Tribune]
· New Balance Chicago [Facebook]
· Eight Store Openings We'll See Before the End of the Year [Racked Chicago]