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24 Chicago Themed Gifts for People Missing the Windy City

For people who are missing the Windy City, it can be a great comfort to have a little piece of home to hold on to. Whether it’s the architecture, sport, or food that holds their heart the most, you will find a Chicago gift to suit them in this selection. Ornaments, clothing, and sports memorabilia abound in this incredible list that will ease the homesickness of any Chi-Town fan.

24 Chicago Themed Gifts for People Missing the Windy City

Kurt Adler Chicago Glass Ornament

Kurt Adler Chicago Glass Ornament

Made from glass and hanging on a red ribbon, this Kurt S. Adler glass ornament will make the perfect Chicago gift for anyone who misses home. Standing at 5 inches high, this compact cityscape includes some of the city’s most famous landmarks, including the Willis Tower and the Navy Pier.

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Homesick Chicago Scented Candle

Homesick Chicago Scented Candle

Smells can take us through space and time, and transport us to another place entirely. Use that fact to your advantage with this beautiful Homesick Candle. Fragranced with sandalwood, chocolate, and jasmine, this soy wax candle will burn for approx. 60 – 80 hours for a long-lasting scent of home.

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NFL Chicago Bears All-Time Greats Plaque

NFL Chicago Bears All-Time Greats Plaque

Fans of the Chicago Bears will display this plaque with pride on the wall of their favorite room. Made from cherry wood, this 12” x 15” frame holds eight officially licensed original trading cards around a sign that reads ‘Bears All-Time Greats’, and is protected by a full lens cover.

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Funny Chicago Hot Dog Shirt

Funny Chicago Hot Dog Shirt

If the first thing they think of when they think of Chicago is hot dogs, this is the best gift for them by a mile. Navy blue with orange graphics, this fun tee pays homage to the fact that the windy city has ‘da best dogs in town’. Available from small to 3XL.

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Chicago Tribune Custom Birthday Book

Chicago Tribune Custom Birthday Book

Give them a glimpse into the past with this handsome Chicago Tribune Custom Birthday Book. Filled with every front page of the newspaper from their past birthdays, this book is bound in an attractive leatherette cover, and personalized with their name and date of birth on the front.

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Funny Chicago Mug

Funny Chicago Mug

If she’s known for her sass, strength, and no-nonsense attitude, then she’s probably a Chicagoan. This mug tells it like it is (just like she does) with black lettering against white ceramic that reads ‘B*tch Please, I’m From Chicago’ on both sides. Microwave and dishwasher safe.

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Bill Murray Chicago Cubs Prayer Candle

Bill Murray Chicago Cubs Prayer Candle

Call on the guidance of Bill Murray with this funny prayer candle. Dressed as the unofficial mascot of the Chicago Cubs, Mr. Murray will be something to focus on while they pray for a win in the next NFL game. It will make a great addition to their collection.

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LEGO Architecture Chicago Skyline Building Blocks Set

LEGO Architecture Chicago Skyline Building Blocks Set

If they’re missing the skyline of their favorite city, this LEGO set has them covered. Containing 444 pieces, this set builds into Chi-Town’s skyline and includes its most famous buildings, such as Cloud Gate, Willis Tower, the John Hancock Center, and the DuSable Bridge. Suitable for ages 12 and over.

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Chicago Mix Popcorn

Chicago Mix Popcorn

Give them the best of both worlds with a bag or twelve of Chicago Mix popcorn. Satisfying both sweet and savory pangs, this caramel and cheddar cheese mix is a real classic, and perfect for movie night or watching the game. GMO-free, this kosher-certified popcorn is sweetened with brown rice syrup.

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Chicago Sweatshirt

Chicago Sweatshirt

Whether they’re a native Chicagoan or spent their happiest days there, this sweatshirt will remind them of the good times. Available in 6 colors with black or white print, this simple sweater will look cool both with jeans and with sports gear.

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Chicago City Life Cutting Board

Chicago City Life Cutting Board

Made from renewable Mosco Bamboo (so it’s better for the environment, this chopping board will look stunning either on the countertop or hanging on the wall. Cut to the shape of the city of Chicago, it has been laser engraved with all the neighborhoods that make up this awesome city.

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Authentic Stadium Seat Cufflinks

Authentic Stadium Seat Cufflinks

Even the swankiest of outfits can be accessorized with baseball thanks to these unique cufflinks. Handmade from sterling silver, they contain materials from genuine reclaimed seats retired from Wrigley Field. A real talking point, these cufflinks feature the dark green color of the Chicago Cubs’ stadium.

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Chicago Marathon Map

Chicago Marathon Map

If running is their thing, this poster will make an awesome Chicago gift. Measuring 18” x 12”, this poster features a map of the Chicago marathon route, including Lincoln Park, the West Loop, Chinatown, and Grant Park. Complete with runners, spectators, and buildings along the way, it makes a fabulous souvenir.

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Chicago Bears 5-Piece Kitchen Knife Set

Chicago Bears 5-Piece Kitchen Knife Set

Even reluctant cooks will be happy to spend time in the kitchen when they have this set of knives to prep with. Complete with paring, carving, utility, bread, and chef’s knives, this colorful set is decorated with the Chicago Bears colors and custom team artwork on both sides of the blades.

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Chicago Stainless Steel Laser Cut Map

Chicago Stainless Steel Laser Cut Map

This map might be small, but it is hugely impactful. Framed in black, the map is made using laser cut stainless steel to show the intricacies of the city in a modern, industrial style. It makes a stunningly unique gift for any lover of the Windy City.

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Chicago-Opoly

Chicago-Opoly

If game night usually consists of something ‘opoly’, keep the theme close to home with this outstanding game. Based around the city, Chicago-opoly uses real city locations for the spaces on the board, with blues, pizza, and of course a little wind along the way.

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Rustic Chicago Illinois Wood Sign

Rustic Chicago Illinois Wood Sign

Make someone feel at home wherever they are in the world with this awesome decorative wall sign. Made from wood complete with a distressed finish, this sign displays not only the name of the city and state, but also the latitude and longitude, just in case anyone gets lost!

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MLB Desk Caddy

MLB Desk Caddy

Work isn’t really the place for sports memorabilia, unless, that is, it serves a purpose. This mini baseball helmet desk caddy – in the Cubs’ colors – is just right for holding pens, pencils, scissors, and other items, and also features a handy space at the back for storing business cards.

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Chicago Map Coasters

Chicago Map Coasters

Totally unusual and a great addition to the home, this set of four coasters will make a welcome gift. Made from sapele wood (for its vintage vibe), each one of these four coasters has been carved with a portion of Chicago’s city grid in an intricate, unforgettable design.

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Chicago Flag Bracelet

Chicago Flag Bracelet

You can choose gold, silver, or rose gold for this pretty bracelet. The delicate chain complements the wrist, while the Chicago flag in the middle looks both stylish and unusual. Ideal for any lady who loves the city, this bracelet is as fascinating as the history of the flag itself.

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Chicago Cubs Hawaiian Shirt

Chicago Cubs Hawaiian Shirt

Even baseball players take vacations, and with this Hawaiian shirt, fans can do the same. The classic palm trees and islands design is interspersed with Chicago Cubs insignia, all against a background of brilliant blue. Made with 100% cotton for a cool, tropical feel.

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Brass Chicago Snow Globe

Brass Chicago Snow Globe

Snow globes make such beautiful gifts, especially if they are filled with something meaningful. This silver colored globe contains hand-painted replica buildings of the Chicago skyline, and also features more architecture on the hand-painted silver base, bringing the city home to those who might be missing it.

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Home Sweet Home Art

Home Sweet Home Art

Wonderfully colorful and vibrant, just like the place it represents, this cityscape is based on beautiful Chicago. Inspired by stained glass and mosaics, this limited edition print features some of Chicago’s most recognizable buildings, using geometric patterns to add color and personality. Framed in black durian wood, it arrives ready to hang.

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Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field Word Art

Chicago Cubs Wrigley Field Word Art

At first glance, this print looks like a delightful but unremarkable picture of the Wrigley Field Stadium. Look closer, though, and you will see that every part of the print is made up of the handwritten names of every Cub in history, from 1876 to 2016.

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