Madison Street’s urban mix of independently owned shops and personalized customer service from local shopkeepers makes shopping in downtown Forest Park a delightful experience.

Escape the impersonal atmosphere of malls and online shopping and shop Madison Street in downtown Forest Park. You’ll find neighbors greeting one another on street corners and friendly shopkeepers who pride themselves on making your shopping trip an enjoyable experience. From locally made custom jewelry, decorative and functional pieces for the home and one-of-a-kind gifts from an artists’ collaborative, to classic and trendy apparel and accessories, gourmet chocolate, top-notch cookware and antiques and collectibles.

Among Madison Street’s healthy mix of businesses there’s an old-fashioned, family-owned hardware store that is chock-full of everything you might need for home projects and repairs, a full-service yarn shop and a ‘famous’ liquor store with plenty of spirits. If it’s fun you’re looking for, you can book a ‘paint and sip’ or stencil party, sign up for cooking or knitting classes and so much more. You can’t buy happiness but you can shop Forest Park and buy local…and that’s pretty much the same!

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