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L. H. Selman Ltd

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A wonderful gallery surprise in Chicago!

Without knowing, my family entered the Fine Arts Building near Grant Park in Chicago and found this... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
Wil K
An absolute gem!

After visiting the remarkable paperweight collection at the Art Institute, we were delighted to... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2018
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Aug 18, 2018
“A wonderful gallery surprise in Chicago!”
Feb 5, 2018
“An absolute gem!”
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Welcome to L. H. Selman Ltd., a name that has been synonymous with the finest antique and contemporary paperweights for over 40 years. As the country's premier dealer in fine art glass paperweights our mission is to promote the very best by...more
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410 S Michigan Ave, Ste #207, Chicago, IL 60605-1308
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

Without knowing, my family entered the Fine Arts Building near Grant Park in Chicago and found this awesome gallery of fine glass paperweights. There is a small gallery of such a collection inside the nearby Fine Arts Institute, but here we were able to hold...More

1  Thank Wil K
Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 20 August 2018

Hello Wil, thank you for coming in and visiting us! We're happy to hear you and your family enjoyed your time at the gallery. We hope to see you next time you're in the area!

Reviewed 6 February 2018

After visiting the remarkable paperweight collection at the Art Institute, we were delighted to stumble upon this beautiful little shop in the historic Fine Arts Building overlooking Michigan Avenue. Paul welcomed us in and told us all about the collection of pieces and how they...More

1  Thank krysboyd
Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for your great feedback and for stopping by L.H. Selman, krysboyd! We are delighted that you enjoyed your visit and Paul was thrilled to meet you. Please visit us again soon and bring your friends. We would love to show you the latest...More

Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

We picked a program today by Tripadvisor in the near in case of rain. We enter the old building - was built in 19th Century - and used an awsome elevator to the 2nd floor. There we found this little office-shop equipped with a Genteman...More

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Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear Péter, thank you for picking the Fine Arts Building in Chicago downtown as your rainy-day excursion! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time exploring the historic building and that you had a great experience learning about the world of glass paperweights. Please stop...More

Reviewed 5 May 2016

L. H. Selman located on Michigan Ave in Chicago is great place to visit for art buffs. The gallery is filled with amazing glass, I've never seen so many paperweights in one place before. The staff is informative, so much so that I learned a...More

2  Thank AlanSamuel1
Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for visiting the gallery, AlanSamuel1! We are thrilled that you enjoyed your time learning about the paperweights. If you are in Chicago, please visit us again!

Reviewed 15 April 2016

My visit to L. H. Selman was nothing short of stunning. I never thought that something as mundane as a paperweight could be so artistic and exquisite. The whole concept is as interesting as it is mesmerizing. I would certainly recommend visiting this gallery. You...More

2  Thank Sheldon C
Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Dear Sheldon C, Thank you for your great feedback. We are delighted that you were stunned by the beauty of the glass paperweights. We invite you to visit us again if you are in Chicago, and please tell your friends and family to come by...More

Reviewed 7 April 2016

If you are looking for something out of the ordinary, and maybe you like glass as well, look no further than L. H. Selman Ltd. Glass Paperweights. I was shocked at how many paperweights were on display, perhaps a thousand! Also, the staff were kind...More

2  Thank LamontBishop
Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

We are so glad that you found us and enjoyed your discovery, LamontBishop! Thank you for stopping by our glass paperweight gallery and the Fine Arts Building. Your review is much appreciated. Please visit us again if you are in Chicago!

Reviewed 1 April 2016

I have had the pleasure of visiting L.H. Selman Ltd in Chicago Illinois. The gallery and the owners of the place are fantastic. The variety of paperweights and sculpture they have truly make touring the gallery an enjoyable experience. They have a very interesting and...More

2  Thank StellaPerry
Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

We really appreciate your visit and positive feedback, StellaPerry. Ben was delighted to show you the gallery himself. Please visit us again soon!

Reviewed 20 March 2016

I love this place. Huge selection of antique and hard to find contemporary glass paperweights. It is like a jewelry store except the walls are covered in paperweights. About 2 blocks from the Art Institute and a perfect follow up to visiting the Rubloff paperweight...More

2  Thank Wes C
Penelope T, General Manager at L. H. Selman Ltd, responded to this reviewResponded 29 March 2018

Thank you for your great feedback Wes C! We are delighted that you enjoy the glass paperweight gallery in Downtown Chicago. Please visit us again soon!

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