PRESS RELEASE: The Chicago Bar Shop to be showcased at the NRA Show in Chicago this May

Candace MorganArticles, Events, Press Release

Chicago, IL – The Chicago Bar Shop, a full-service restaurant design and custom bar building company, this week announced they will be hosting a large booth at this year’s National Restaurant Association (NRA Show) in Chicago at the end of May. The show takes place May 20-23rd at Chicago’s McCormick Place convention center. As one of the biggest restaurant shows … Read More

Behind the scenes: Building the NEW Lady Gregory Old Town bar

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Commercial bar restaurant builders

Take a look behind the scenes with Chicago Bar Shop bar builders, and check out what we’re working on right now. Currently in the shop is a large project for the new Lady Gregory’s bar which will be located on Wells St. in Chicago’s trendy Old Town neighborhood. The bar is scheduled to open late spring 2017, and this bar is … Read More

Professional Bar Designers vs General Interior Designers

Candace MorganArticles, Bar & Restaurant Builders, Behind the scenes, Commercial Construction

A true master of his craft, the Professional Bar Designer or Bar Builder can transform an ordinary space into a magnetic gathering place. Professional bar designers will create a place that people are instinctively drawn into because of it’s charm, ambiance, comfort, or for reasons that resonate deep within that are otherwise difficult to explain. But what is a “Professional Bar Designer” versus a … Read More

Behind the scenes: Building loft storage

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building loft storage at millshop chicago

Current project: building some much needed loft storage space at the millshop. “Sometimes when building out isn’t an option… building UP is a good solution.” Considering how busy things have been since the opening of the Chicago Bar Shop store on Armitage Ave (new Lincoln Park location)- additional storage space became something more than a wish list item for the millshop. … Read More