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Powell's

1501 E. 57th St.
Chicago , IL , United States http://www.powellschicago.com/
(773) 955-7780 ‎

Established in 1971, this independent shop specializes in high-quality used, rare, and discounted books. Near the University of Chicago, the store’s Hyde Park location (the other is in Lakeview) carries primarily academic and scholarly books with a strong focus on philosophy, classics, medieval studies, and art. However, Powell’s also offers a sizeable selection of fiction, children’s books, and special editions dating from as early as the 1700’s. Behind the unassuming brick and concrete façade, customers are greeted by the distinctive aroma of old books and seemingly endless rows of tall shelves, where they can browse until 11 p.m.

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