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Wonderful Sensory Experience

This gallery is filled with beautiful artifacts. presented in carefully thought-out displays. The... read more

Reviewed 22 January 2018
Michele L
A Shop and Museum in One

Primitive is one of the most enjoyable shops I have had the pleasure to stumble into in a long... read more

Reviewed 8 May 2017
Tarrytown, New York
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21 Jan 2018
“Wonderful Sensory Experience”
8 May 2017
“A Shop and Museum in One”
PRIMITIVE in Chicago features one-of-a-kind african art, asian antiques, antique chinese furniture, authentic artifacts, tribal textiles, lighting and luxury home furnishings from brands including Ralph Lauren Home, Kelly Wearstler, Oly studio and...more
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130 N Jefferson St, Chicago, IL 60661-2307
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

This gallery is filled with beautiful artifacts. presented in carefully thought-out displays. The gallery features four floors of artifacts with a mix of primitive artifacts and more contemporary, high-end, home furnishings. It's worth the trip to see the buddah room on the second floor. As...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Michele L
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Primitive is one of the most enjoyable shops I have had the pleasure to stumble into in a long time. It is over 30,000 square feet of furniture, artifacts and incredibly arranged displays and rooms. Highly recommend a visit. Owners could not have been nicer...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 19 November 2013

Primitive has beautiful items. You will enjoy your visit if you treat it like a museum, but not a store. I (fortunately) checked prices for the same items on the Internet when I got home and discovered that they were marked up about 1000%. I...More

Date of experience: November 2013
1  Thank Linda R
Reviewed 14 March 2006

looks to me like a lot of stuff is way over priced and from the minute I walked in I felt ignored. the phones were ringing but nobody seemed very friendly and I left and spent $1200 around the corner. bye.

2  Thank TrailBlazer14968
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