Nelson Algren's House
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1937 W Division St · interesting places nearby
Incense envelops you at the door, and you know right away you’re in for a hippie treat. Mounds of worldly baubles rise up from the tables. African trade beads and Thai silver-dipped beads? Got ‘em. Bright-hued stone beads, ceramic beads, glass beads? All present. For $3 the kindly staff will help you string your choices into a necklace.
Or take a workshop (two to three hours, $10 to $60) and learn to wield the pliers yourself; they take place several evenings throughout the week. The website has the schedule.