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Primitive

130 North Jefferson Street, Chicago, IL 60661
+1 312-575-9600
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A Shop and Museum in One

Primitive is one of the most enjoyable shops I have had the pleasure to stumble into in a long... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
michael s
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Tarrytown, New York
Better to shop online

Primitive has beautiful items. You will enjoy your visit if you treat it like a museum, but not a... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2013
Linda R
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Vancouver, Canada
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3 weeks ago
“A Shop and Museum in One”
19 Nov 2013
“Better to shop online”
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130 North Jefferson Street, Chicago, IL 60661
West Loop
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+1 312-575-9600
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Primitive is one of the most enjoyable shops I have had the pleasure to stumble into in a long time. It is over 30,000 square feet of furniture, artifacts and incredibly arranged displays and rooms. Highly recommend a visit. Owners could not have been nicer...More

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Reviewed 19 November 2013

Primitive has beautiful items. You will enjoy your visit if you treat it like a museum, but not a store. I (fortunately) checked prices for the same items on the Internet when I got home and discovered that they were marked up about 1000%. I...More

Thank Linda R
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Chicago Il
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Reviewed 14 March 2006

looks to me like a lot of stuff is way over priced and from the minute I walked in I felt ignored. the phones were ringing but nobody seemed very friendly and I left and spent $1200 around the corner. bye.

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Studios, but this downtown neighborhood is also an
up-and-coming spot for Chicago’s trendsetters. Several
sub-neighborhoods within West Loop make this a unique
neighborhood to visit. Dotted with factories and
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