Humboldt House is a community shop filled with the work of local and emerging Chicago makers, eclectic textiles and magic. We strive to be an incubator for the incredible work and ideas formed within our beautiful artist community. As well as a comforting, community driven space for our friends and neighbors to come together to create the future we want to see.

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Hours: Mon-Fri 12-7pm
Sat-Sun 11am-6pm


Claire Tibbs, owver

Claire Tibbs, owver


Claire Tibbs is owner of Humboldt House, a Chicago made goods community shop. After calling Humboldt Park home for a few years, Claire knew that it was the neighborhood she wanted to plant roots in. She graduated from Lake Forest College with a degree in Studio Art and began working in contemporary art galleries. With Humboldt House, she was interested in pairing her love for art, design and vintage finds with a community-oriented feminist shop. Humboldt House offers a carefully curated collection of locally found furniture and goods, as well as the work of local jewelry designers, ceramic artists and apothecary makers. 


Lady Bird & Squid, Shopdogs

Lady Bird & Squid

Lady Bird & Squid are best friends and brother and sister. Either can be found modeling sofas and gracing the pages of Humboldt House's instagram.