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Stay near Chicago’s best shopping

We’re all about turning lofty dreams into reality, and that rings true for retail rêves, too. Thankfully our Michigan Avenue, Oak Street, and Lincoln Park neighbors makes this effortless for shopping aficionados who appreciate the finer things in life. You’ll find luxury shops and retail flagships, ranging from Burberry and Escada to Ralph Lauren and Tiffany and Co. Some of our favorites within walking distance include the 900 Shops, anchored by Bloomingdale's; The Shops at North Bridge, housing Nordstrom; and Water Tower Place, home to Macy's and American Girl Place.

Magnificent Mile

Michigan Avenue Shopping

On this legendary shopping stretch—the "Magnificent Mile" or "the Mag Mile" to locals—you’ll find luxury shops and retail flagships, ranging from Burberry and Nordstrom to Ralph Lauren and Tiffany and Co. Plus, exciting newcomers like the world’s largest Starbucks Reserve store! All located just steps from the Kimpton Hotel Palomar Chicago.

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Oak Street Stores

This Gold Coast designer mecca is home to a variety of shopping stores where you could easily pass an entire morning and afternoon; some favorites include Tory Burch, David Yurman, SuitSupply, and Ted Baker London. From the hotel to this Gold Coast neighborhood it’s about a 13-minute walk.

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Lincoln Park Boutiques

Life is Good® and so is the shopping! Local favorites include: baby clothing store, Monica and Andy, men’s clothing store, Bonobos, and well-known stores like, Lush, Benefit, and Tie Bar. We recommend you start at the North and Clybourn intersection first, and then walk north on Halstead Street. From Kimpton Hotel Palomar, it’s a short car ride of about 14 minutes, or you can take the CTA Red Line.