Architecture and Design

Hammersley Architecture was founded in 2008. Our studio is located in the historic Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. We explore the potential of architecture through both active projects and speculative works.

J. Lawton Thies Architects Incorporated was established in 2005 to provide high quality architectural design services across a broad spectrum of style and building type.

A visual resource for hotel, retail, and corporate clients specializing in custom design, fabrication, and installation.

Art

Specializing in illustration and design Dan Cosgrove’s artwork has appeared in numerous ads, posters, packages, stamps, annual reports and on the Internet. Dan enjoys doing illustrations that incorporate type and can also be called on to design and illustrate corporate logotypes and icons.

Don Yang is a Chicago-based fine artist trained in representational art at the American Academy of Art (BFA, MFA) where he has been teaching oil painting, figure drawing, and artistic anatomy since 2002.

Greg Morrissey is a fine artist focusing on Chicago. His paintings paint a picture of living in an urban metropolis. They focus on the architecture, as well as the emotional alienation of living in a big city. He has limited framed prints, drawings, and original paintings for sale.

The Studio of J. M. Jung is located at the Fine Arts Building in Chicago, 410 S. Michigan Ave. #918. We are open during select Second Fridays Open Studios.

Welcome to L. H. Selman Ltd., a name that has been synonymous with the finest antique and contemporary paperweights for over 50 years. As the country’s premier dealer in fine art glass paperweights, we maintain an expansive paperweight gallery and museum at the Fine Arts Building, with the largest collection of antique and contemporary paperweights anywhere.

Linda Arnold is an award-winning landscape painter, whose recent work captures the dynamic tension between representation and abstraction.

Paintings and Drawings, Portait Commissions. My artwork explores symbolic, figurative fairytales and portraits in mixed media paintings and drawings.

Matt Bodett’s art disrupts the historical and material connections between Madness, privilege, and confinement.

Patrice Olsen Fine Art – Drawing, Painting and Photography for Social Justice.

Robin Lachman Lee is a painter, muralist, and apparel designer who practices her passion for art in a variety of mediums.

See Robin’s work at wontree.art and zippity.style

Tracee Badway is a multimedia fine artist based in Chicago. She specializes in oil paintings and is also proficient in acrylics, chalk paintings, large scale murals, and charcoal drawings.

Vanessa L. Smith is a Chicago artist working primarily in ceramics.

I usually work in two separate modes: contemporary abstract art and traditional Chinese painting. My recent work bridges these abstract and figurative approaches to show their relationship. I hope to create work that is visually interesting and moves people to see the things around them from an abstract point of view.

Dance

With an intense focus on personal narratives, the combined talents of our diverse collective of artists, and the multiple artistic languages with which we communicate, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre engages audiences in magnetic human stories at once new & deeply familiar.

Co-founded in 1990 by Lane Alexander and Kelly Michaels, Chicago Human Rhythm Project builds community through American tap and contemporary percussive arts in world class, innovative performance, education and outreach programs.

Mandala connects our audiences and students with the vibrancy, flavors, and colors of the performing arts traditions of South Asia.

Natya Dance Theatre is one of the most critically acclaimed and culturally treasured Indian dance companies in the United States. The highly innovative work of NDT offers profound and subtle expressions of humanity’s deepest questions and values in the context of our present-day lives.

Windy City Wedding Dance is responsible for teaching couples ballroom dance lessons all over Chicagoland. We also work with corporate professionals in Fortune 500 companies to produce their best team buildings yet, and teach dance classes all around Chicago at some of the world’s largest conventions.

Fine Arts Building Management

Fine Arts Building Property Management office, Suite 910.

Contact the office here.

Arts Entertainment LLC is the management and rentals of Studebaker Theater, Carriage Hall, and the Annex Studios.

Literature

Exile in Bookville is a bookseller located on the second floor of the Fine Arts Building. Come in and check out our recommended reads, some of which will come from talented booksellers, authors, and other book and music folk from across the multiverse. At Exile in Bookville (a nod to Liz Phair’s 1993 debut album Exile in Guyville) we believe that books and music are synonymous and carry that over into our store.

Music

Maria Luisa Rayan has come to be recognized as one of today’s highly sought-after harpists as a recitalist, chamber musician, soloist with orchestra, teacher and arranger of music for the harp.

Dr. Yulia Lipmanovich ​is a Russian-born concert pianist and distinguished piano teacher.​ As the Executive Director and Founder of The Art of Piano Playing & Performing Arts Inc., located at the Fine Arts Building of downtown Chicago, she maintains a teaching studio open to all who wish to learn and grow as pianists.

Since 1976, Bein & Fushi has taken its place as the world’s premier dealer and restorer of fine stringed instruments. We have accomplished this by establishing a firm in the tradition of the greatest shops of the past. Bein & Fushi offers the broadest selection of fine antique and modern instruments for students, professionals, and collectors as well as world-class repair and restoration services.

Five generations of experience and craftsmanship in the making, repair, and restoration of stringed instruments (violins, violas, and cellos).

Chicago Youth Symphony Orchestras’ mission is to inspire and cultivate personal excellence through music. After 75 years of music-making, CYSO continues to shape generations of young leaders and musicians. We are committed to educating, encouraging, and empowering each young musicians so that they may pursue personal excellence both on and off the stage.

Davin Youngs is a singer, sound healing artist and voice coach based in Chicago. He melds functional vocal training, mindfulness and spiritual guidance to help others find healing and transformation with their voice.

As a native Chicagoan, growing up on the west side of Chicago, Derrick Bounds begin studying the piano, mostly through private study at various schools and more recently the Chicago Conservatory of Music.  Derrick’s range of music genres include Jazz, Classical, Ragtime, and Pop, Gospel, Blues…. but not limited to either. Visit derrickboundsmusic.com for more.

Gordon Woodwinds is the premier source in the Chicago area for fine handmade flutes and piccolos, as well as a state of the art facility for woodwind instrument repair.

Widely recognized as one of “Chicago’s Top Music Educators,” Frank J. Rumoro’s highly structured method / course is tailored to the individual needs of each student regardless of level, whether beginner, intermediate, or very advanced, in order to create the complete musician prepared to perform in any setting or style of music.

Goldston Music Studio offers piano lessons for all ages and levels, online and in-person at the historic Fine Arts Building in Chicago’s South Loop. In addition to piano instruction, Christopher offers coaching in composition, pedagogy and teacher training.

Dealers, restorers, makers of fine violins, violas, cellos, and bows.

John K. Becker & Company, founded in 1994, is located in the historic Frank Lloyd Wright studio of the Fine Arts Building in Chicago. Becker and his staff offer the highest level of restoration, instrument maintenance, and tonal adjustments.

Piano lessons available for all ages. I have been teaching locally at the Fine Arts Building and in private sessions for over 32 years.

The Liederstube was founded by Eugenia Cheng in 2013 as an oasis for art song in the Fine Arts Building, in downtown Chicago. Our mission is to present and enjoy classical music in an intimate and informal setting. In doing so we provide a relaxed environment for musicians to enjoy sharing music they love, and for audiences to enjoy classical music without the formality so often associated with it.

Ms. Swisher devotes herself equally to teaching voice and choral conducting. Her extensive experience as a conductor ranges from leading community choruses to professional ensembles, children’s choirs and church choruses.

Maker, dealer, and restorer of fine violins and bows.

We aim to provide the finest music instruction in Chicago and beyond by offering a comprehensive, unconstrained and engaging music learning experience delivered by world-class faculty with maximum convenience and affordability.

A vibrant music studio specializing in booking customized chamber music for live events and classical string instruction for teens and adults.

Professional brass mouthpieces for trumpet, trombone, horn, & tuba. Interchangeable rims, cups, backbores, tops, & underparts.

Paul W. Thompson teaches musical theater voice, popular vocal styles, music improv, traditional and contemporary piano, and the situations in which these arts overlap.

Performers Music is a classical sheet music store located in the Fine Arts Building on Michigan Avenue. We are the oldest sheet music purveyor in the city. We cater to professional performers, teachers, and students of all levels. Our selection of sheet music is mostly classical but we also carry jazz, vocal standards, and showtunes, with a wide variety of method books and studies.

Founded in 2003 as the private music teaching studio of Steinway Artist Susan Merdinger, Sheridan Music Studio evolved to become in 2012 an independent record label and not-for-profit music organization.

William Harris Lee & Company was established in 1978. As makers of fine string instruments, we developed an unmistakable style in sound and design which has revolutionized the industry.

Other

L2 Advisers is committed to meeting your real estate needs with an in-depth, customized approach. We build long-term relationships with clients, bringing over 25 years of experience in Chicago. L2 Advisers provides tenant representation, portfolio review, financial analysis, strategy and real estate consulting services.

Ponder & Co. is a leading financial and strategic advisory firm focused exclusively on the healthcare industry. We have been providing advisory services to not-for-profit hospitals and healthcare systems for more than 45 years.

PrimeMovers is a firm of highly experienced, successful, collaborative negotiation practitioners. We deliver results through strategic advice, training, coaching, and mediation in collaboration and conflict management.

The customer review system for florists.

Unladylike

Suite 408-M

Unladylike curates unique events integrating art, cannabis, mental health, sexuality, and spirituality! Our mission is to empower others to dismantle harmful and outdated social ideologies through creativity and authenticity!

Photography

Golden Mean Boudoir is a Chicago based boudoir photography studio where women are celebrated for their beauty, strength, and individuality.

Larry Snider has been making photographs around the world for thirty years, documenting the people and landscape of a particular region.

Expert headshot photography with Garret Buckley, Chicago’s headshot specialist.

Wellness

DK Therapy

Suites 920, 921, 928, 935

DK Therapy, LLC is mental health group private practice in downtown Chicago. Our clients experience us as professional, personable, and non-judgmental, creating a comfortable and safe therapeutic environment. We recognize that not every person will fit with just one therapeutic approach and works with our clients to collaboratively develop a treatment approach to fit our clients’ needs.

Fig Tree Counseling is a group therapy practice committed to bringing compassionate and professional care to often marginalized groups, such as the BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. The therapists at Fig Tree work with clients to reduce stress, heal trauma, and foster resilience, while celebrating individual identity and strength.

Inner Discovery Services offers Integral Bodywork, a deep therapeutic bodywork system that is an aid for attaining relief from physical or emotional discomfort in order to break through personal barriers. This process develops physical awareness and uses intention to confront limitations and release held tension.

Since its opening in 2003, KYL has offered exclusively Kundalini Yoga and Meditation classes, workshops, courses and teacher trainings.

Dr. Cheryl Hurst is a licensed health psychologist and a certified yoga therapist in Chicago, Illinois. When she integrates psychotherapy with yoga therapy, her clients’ benefit is doubled by an individualized holistic treatment to improve physical strength, balance, flexibility, and circulation, while fostering clarity, ease and relaxation, relieving pain, and building resilience to stress.

Thrive Art Therapy is a small art therapy practice focused on reaching those who have been touched by trauma and are willing to explore their needs through creative self-expression.

Welcome to Undine & Associates. We offer individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy for young adults and adults in Chicago. We offer an innovative therapy approach that is designed to produce substantial and noticeable change and growth in individuals we work with. We offer individual, group, and family therapy as well as training, programs and workshop.