Did you know there’s a 136-year-old pawnshop in Chicago?

Did you know there’s a 136-year-old pawnshop in Chicago?

Illinois’ oldest pawnshop, and perhaps the nation’s, has been acquired by a Beverly Hills, Calif., pawnbroker looking to broaden its clientele. Loan Cos. bought T.N. Donnelly, which dates to 1881, renaming it Chicago Loan. Terms and revenue were not disclosed. Donnelly started out on Dearborn, moved to the Jewelers Building at 5 N. Wabash in … Continue reading Did you know there’s a 136-year-old pawnshop in Chicago?

The Loan Companies Acquires America’s Oldest Pawnshop: Luxury Collateral Lender Now in Chicago

The Loan Companies Acquires America’s Oldest Pawnshop: Luxury Collateral Lender Now in Chicago

The Loan Companies has successfully completed its historic purchase of T.N. Donnelly & Company, a storied Chicago lender with the notable distinction of having been in continuous operation since 1881, making it America’s oldest operating pawnshop. Rebranded as Chicago Loan Company, it is the newest addition to The Loan Companies, joining New York Loan Company … Continue reading The Loan Companies Acquires America’s Oldest Pawnshop: Luxury Collateral Lender Now in Chicago

Meet Jordan Tabach-Bank of Chicago Loan Company

Meet Jordan Tabach-Bank of Chicago Loan Company

Today we’d like to introduce you to Jordan Tabach-Bank. So, before we jump into specific questions about the business, why don’t you give us some details about you and your story. I am a third-generation pawnbroker; my grandfather, Louis Zimmelman, founded the first of three high-end financial institutions, Beverly Loan Company, in Beverly Hills, California … Continue reading Meet Jordan Tabach-Bank of Chicago Loan Company

Introducing Chicago Loan Company: A Premier Luxury Lending Institution

Introducing Chicago Loan Company: A Premier Luxury Lending Institution

The oldest pawnbroker in the United States, Chicago Loan Company, has been catering to the personal and business needs of the everyman and the celebrity alike. Chicago Loan recently revitalized the original T. N. Donnelly & Company, which had been in operation since 1881, and continued the family-owned business tradition, providing concierge collateral lending services … Continue reading Introducing Chicago Loan Company: A Premier Luxury Lending Institution

La Panthere: The Iconic and Exotic Symbol of Cartier

La Panthere: The Iconic and Exotic Symbol of Cartier

The panther is a sleek, majestic and powerful beast and it is no surprise that in French, the noun panther has a feminine gender. There is something undoubtedly seductive and dangerous in how this big cat gracefully slinks through the jungle, yet at a moment’s notice can turn into a ferocious and deadly creature. Perhaps … Continue reading La Panthere: The Iconic and Exotic Symbol of Cartier