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Oak Street is a short street on Chicago's Gold Coast at 1000 North in Chicago's street numbering system, running from 138 east to 648 west in the Near North Sidemarker community area of Chicagomarker in Cook County, Illinoismarker, United States. It ends without crossing the North Branch of the Chicago Rivermarker. West of the river 1000 North is called Augusta Boulevard.

Points of interest

In its eastern part (between Michigan Avenuemarker and Rush Street), Oak Street is one of Chicago's most prestigious shopping destinations. Unlike nearby Magnificent Mile, which features upscale chain stores and large department stores, it is known for its exquisite boutiques. The Esquire Theater is also on the street.

Further east it lies between Oak Street Beachmarker and the East Lake Shore Drive Historic Districtmarker.

Luxury stores on the street include Prada, Barneys New York, Herm├Ęsmarker, Tod's, Yves Saint Laurent, Kate Spade, Jil Sander, Loro Piana, Furla, calypso, Judith Ripka, Frette, Marina Rinaldi, Agent Provocateur, Juicy Couture, Luca Luca, Graff Diamonds, Harry Winston, Vera Wang, Wolford Boutique, Me&Ro, A pea in the pod, ACA All Custom Attire, AG Jeans, Diesel, BCBG Max Azria, Bang & Olufsen, Paul Stuart & Phineas Cole, and Chicago's own Ultimo. There are also numerous high-end salons on Oak Street. It is also home to Birch Design Studios.

See also



Notes

  1. Hayner, Don and Tom McNamee, Streetwise Chicago, "Oak Street", p. 95., Loyola University Press, 1988, ISBN 0-8294-0597-6


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