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Next Stop: New Adidas Store Has Dressing Room That Looks Like 'L' Station

By Alisa Hauser | October 6, 2017 1:59pm | Updated on October 9, 2017 9:31am
 Local influences in the new Adidas Originals store.
Local Influence at Adidas Originals
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WICKER PARK — Ding-dong, doors closing: The new Adidas Originals store has a fitting room that looks like an 'L" station.

The mirror in the room looks like the doorway between train cars and the bench resembles the kind found in CTA stations. A black-and-white photo of L tracks adds to the vibe. And the  walls are wrapped with brushed steel, similar to train cars.

Located at 1532 N. Milwaukee Ave., the store has other artistic touches.

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The walls feature paintings by South Side artist Tubsz. According to Footwear News, Chicago-based non-profit organization iPaintMyMind will display the art of local artists, and change the work out quarterly. A "Community Wall" be a spot for customers to interact, share and learn about local events, shows and product releases.

In front of the store, there is a massive sculpture using reclaimed materials by the artist known as Pose.

Sculpture by Pose at the front of the store. [DNAinfo/Alisa Hauser]

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"We’re continuously inspired by Chicago, and the store enables us to celebrate the pioneering culture and creativity the city has to offer," Adidas exec Pascha Naderi-Nejad said in a prepared statement.