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Devon Avenue is another Chicago street where creativity explodes from storefronts

Devon Avenue

superdog3
Superdog, on Milwaukee at Devon, is one of Chicago's best-known roadside attractions.
superdog1
A fitting start for a Devon tour.
ObabyO2
'O' Baby 'O' is no more at Lincoln Village, Devon and Lincoln.
ObabyO1
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babilgyros2
Highly schematic gyros is featured at Babil Kebob House, California near Devon.
babilgyros1
DevonParkingShed
Nicely decorated parking hut in the heart of the South Asian community.
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booksthings2
Classic store name, Washtenaw and Devon.
booksthings1
tasteofindia
A previous tenant's elaborate decorative still spruces up Taste of India & Pakistan at Western.
arabicgyros1
Apparently gyros is "gyros" in any language. Western near Devon.
varietymerch
varietymerch2
Now gone and never exactly complete, Devon near Western.
pekinhouse
Triple-threat anachronism in the middle of the Indian strip, Devon near Western.
ali
Hair care for the saints.
kitab
Arabic script is tailor-made for dynamic signage.
kitab2
NanOnDevon
Very unsignlike graphics.
zest1
This period-piece sign just over the eastern edge of the Indian strip recently disappeared (late 2006).
zest2
zest3
SidneyTires1
SidneyTires3
Nice lettering and tire art at Sidney's just east of Zest. Another Sidney's Tire Shop on Clark street has a nice sign as well.
SidneyTires2
assyrian2
Devon near Clark.
assyrian1
newagemansard
Love that Mansard next door.
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DevonPawn1
Pawn shop, Devon at Magnolia.
DevonPawn3

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