Check out your guide to the best shopping in the city, all within walking distance in downtown Chicago. The Magnificent Mile boasts more than 460 retailers, including popular brands; major department stores; international luxury labels and designers; and three vertical shopping centers, each with incentives and premier savings.
Three Vertical Shopping Centers
The Magnificent Mile is anchored by three major shopping centers, each with their own distinct appeal and diverse customer base.
Explore a blend of luxury brands and local boutiques inside 900 North Michigan Shops (900 N. Michigan Avenue). Located just one block away, Water Tower Place (835 N. Michigan Avenue) was the nation's first mixed-use, indoor shopping center and is constantly bustling. The Shops at North Bridge (520 N. Michigan Avenue) boasts a collection of upscale stores and restaurants that has expanded to encompass a six-block district.
The shopping centers are anchored by major department stores, each of which has undergone extensive renovations in recent years.
Discover unique merchandise and interactive experiences at more than 50 flagship retailers and brand houses, in addition to new store openings all the time.
Impressive store facades add a contemporary flair to the avenue's classic architecture. Inside the stores, special amenities, couture collections, integrated technology and top-notch customer service are sure to impress. Multilingual staff are ready to welcome guests from around the world at many locations.
Our comprehensive shopping directory can help you find the best shops and stores on Chicago’s Magnificent Mile.
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