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Best Chicago Gifts For A New Baby

Finding the perfect baby gift can often be a daunting task. Finding the perfect Chicago-themed baby gift is even harder. Check out the stores below for the best baby-shopping options in Chicago. - Lisa Koivu

Enjoy, An Urban General Store

4723 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 334-8626

Enjoy, An Urban General Store is a modern-day general store, meaning you will find a little bit of everything here. Enjoy offers a selection of specially curated items called "Chicago Natives," which are items by, for, or about Chicagoans. Pick up the fantastic children's book "Good Night Chicago" here.


1902 West Montrose Avenue
Chicago, IL 60613
(773) 769-2227

Hazel is a great gift store that has a little bit of everything for everyone. They even have a great selection of cards, making this a one-stop shop if you're in need of a quick gift. One favorite Chicago-themed gift you'll find in this store is a set of Presidential Blocks that have been updated to include President Barack Obama.

Hanger 18

4726 North Lincoln Avenue
Chicago, IL 60625
(773) 275-3349

Hanger 18 sells merchandise that would appeal to just about everyone, including those for whom it is often hard to find the perfect gift. Hanger 18 boasts a large selection of baby gifts and toys, and if you're in a hurry you can even get your gift-wrapped!

Psycho Baby

1630 North Damen Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647
(773) 772-2815

One of the best aspects of Psycho Baby is that you can design custom made t-shires and onesies for your favorite babies. In addition to their selection of custom items, Psycho Baby also carries an impressive selection of gifts, books, toys, and clothes for children and babies.

RR#1 Chicago

814 North Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60622
(312) 421-9079

RR#1 Chicago is an "old-fashioned shop for modern gifts." So what does this mean exactly? The shelves at this shop are stuffed to the brim with gift items, providing quite a bit of gift inspiration for those young, old, and everyone in between. You'll find many gifts in this shop that you won't find anywhere else.

Lisa Koivu is the founder and editor of

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