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A Lamp & Fixture Shoppe
3181 N. Elston Ave.
Want to turn a favorite vase into a lamp, rewire a French flea-market find, or have a shade crafted from the same fabric as that on your chaise? Owner Paul Simmon has won the confidence of many designers for just this sort of work. The store also offers restored pieces, new lamp bases, and an enormous selection of ready-to-use shades.