Chicago Sights

Bloomingdale's (Medinah Temple)

  • 600 N. Wabash Ave. Map It
  • River North
  • Building/Architectural Site

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Built in 1912 for the Shriners, the former Medinah Temple is a Middle Eastern fantasy, with horseshoe-shape arches, stained-glass windows, and intricate geometric patterns around windows and doors (it once also held a 4,200-seat auditorium). Vacant for many years, it was transformed into a Bloomingdale's Home & Furniture Store in 2003.

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600 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60611, USA

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  • Mon.–Thurs. 10–7, Fri. and Sat. 10–8, Sun. noon–6


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