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    Helix in Chicago Going Out of Business

    A friend forwarded an email from them saying they are going out of business. Also on their website: http://www.helixcamera.com/events/gob.html

    I bought a lot of supplies there in the pre interent years. Now it's easier and cheaper to mail order considering the long drive down and the cost of gas.

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    Never been there, however, to bad. The profit margins in digital is probably a lot lower with more competition.
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    Sad. Thanks for the info. So what's left in the loop, Central and Calumet?
    Andy

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    Sad news. I had my stainless sink built through them. Still a prized darkroom possession. Sad to see our business gutted. RIP, Helix.

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    I've been there and I feel sad I love those old photo stores. Another one I remember is Central Camera on Wabash. Chicago is a great photo town with one less camera store.
    "Photography, like surfing, is an infinite process, a constantly evolving exploration of life."
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