The Book Cellar, Chicago

Morgante Wilson Architects

completed 2004

Commercial build out

The Book Cellar is an independent bookstore in the Lincoln Square neighborhood. The entry vestibule glass covered in text and double sided shelving implies entering a book. The Check Out and Cafe areas are delineated with upper cabinetry storage doubling as signage. The Cafe order counter displays the wares for sale: coffee beans, wine corks and wine bottles. Cafe seating area shelving doubles as wine and magazine display.