Environmentally friendly Bay Highway will quickly get a touch of Pacific Coast Freeway.

California-dependent household-furnishings and -decor model Serena & Lily is set to open up its initial suburban-Chicago store at 1070 Gage Avenue, the corner making in Winnetka that was most a short while ago occupied by Jos. A. Bank.

The task and its renovations received the go-forward on Feb. 22 from the Village of Winnetka’s Layout Critique Board.

The building at 1070 Gage was remaining vacant in 2020, when Jos. A. Financial institution closed a bulk of its strorefronts which include its locations in Winnetka and Wilmette. Just before Jos. A. Bank, the creating was a BMO Harris Financial institution department.

Serena & Lily strategies lease the space and revamp both of those the exterior and interiors to accommodate its requirements. Most notably, the organization will paint the the exterior brickwork white, according to Village of Winnetka documents.

The vacant setting up at 1070 Gage Street in Winnetka.

Moreover, in accordance to the strategies, black Serena & Lily symptoms will go up on the wall experiencing Eco-friendly Bay Road and higher than the entryway facing Gage Street. A white picket fence reportedly will border the north lawn going through Gage Avenue, and inside the fence will be a courtyard — showcasing blue brick pavers and flower bins — that Serena & Lily will use to display seasonal furniture.

In accordance to its site, Serena & Lily type is “casual and coastal, peaceful still refined. Our models mix traditional influences with fashionable traces eclectic inspiration with wonderful American style.”

It sells bedding, home furniture for the whole dwelling, outside style answers, and property decor, this sort of as pillows, rugs, wall art and light-weight fixtures.

The company began in Mill Valley, California, in 2003 as a wholesale service provider of dwelling items, specializing in nursery furnishings. It opened its initially storefront about seven yrs afterwards. The Winnetka locale will be Serena & Lily’s 16th structure store and next in Illinois, joining the site in Chicago’s Aged City community (853 W. Armitage Ave.)

In accordance to a social media submit by the Village of Winnetka, Serena & Lily will open at some place in 2022. Officers did not immediately return The Record’s ask for for additional data.

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