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Powell's started in Chicago

Gene ExpressionBy Razib KhanAug 16, 2007 3:26 PM

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For the Northwestern bibliophiles, did you know that Powell's started in Chicago? I did not. There is a small Powell's bookstore (the original) about 5 blocks east of the University of Chicago. Seeing the exact same font on the sign and the name is pretty strange if you aren't expecting to stumble upon it.

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