BBB Accredited Business Profile

Flax Art & Frame, Inc.

Flax Art & Frame, Inc.

(312) 431-9588

Flax Art & Frame, Inc.

72 years in business
220 S Wabash Ave
Chicago, IL 60604-2303
Fax Numbers
  • (312) 431-9616
Additional Email Addresses
BBB File Opened: 09/12/2007
Business Started: 01/01/1946
Business Started Locally: 01/01/1946
Business Incorporated: 11/01/2007 in IL
Type of Entity
Business Management
  • Mr. Brian Flax, Owner
Business Category
  • Picture Framing
  • Mats
  • Posters
  • General Merchandise
  • Picture Frame Dealers
  • Custom Framing

Products & Services
Ready-made wall and photo frames, Arakawa Hanging Systems, Crescent Mat Board, Bainbridge Mat Board, Glass, Plexiglass
Service Area
We service the following area(s): City of Chicago, City of Chicago - Downtown, City of Chicago - Far North Side, City of Chicago - Far Southeast Side, City of Chicago - Far Southwest Side, City of Chicago - North Side, City of Chicago - Northwest Side, City of Chicago - Southwest Side, City of Chicago - West Side, Far Southwest Suburbs (LaSalle), Far West Suburbs (DeKalb), Kankakee Region (Kankakee), Near West Suburbs (Western Cook), North Suburbs (Lake & Northern Cook), Northwest IL (JoDavies, Stephenson, & Carroll), Northwest Suburbs (McHenry), Rockford Region (Winnebago & Boone), South Suburbs (Southern Cook), Southwest Suburbs (Will, Grundy & Kendall), West Suburbs (Kane & DuPage), Western IL (Lee, Ogle & Whiteside)
Methods of Payment
  • We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover credit cards. We accept cash or funds via PayPal. We also accept business checks from known clients. We will also accept ACH direct payments to our company checking account with advance notice and setup. 
Refund & Exchange Policy: 
All non-custom items have a 30 day exchange or return privilege. Items must be returned in their original condition with all packaging. With custom framing, we guarantee our framing to be free from defects and stand behind what we do. If the finished framing does not meet your expectations, we will make required changes or re-frame the item in its entirety to ensure your satisfaction. 
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We are a full service, professional picture framing company and the only one in the Chicago Loop. We have several thousand mouldings to choose from, a wide selection of ready-made frames, lots of great framing design ideas on display in our store. Also we sell Arakawa hanging systems, along with a wide variety of Chicago-centric prints and posters. We cut mats, stretch canvases and do glass replacement in damaged frames and mirrors. We also have a dry mounting press that handles up to 48" x 96" prints.

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Flax Art & Frame, Inc.

Flax Art & Frame, Inc.


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