Blu Dot Chicago Media Center


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Chicago Media Center
by Blu Dot

Chicago Media Center At A Glance:
Sometimes good design is about what's not there. The Chicago Series puts negative space to artful use, and this Media Center is no exception. This TV stand is designed to hold up to a 42" flat screen and three components in the central shelf. Store books or media in the towers, while cord control keeps things tidy in the back.

The Chicago Media Center was one of the earliest pieces designed by Blu Dot, and it certainly has staying power. The fact that this entertainment center is beautiful and functional makes it an excellent choice for your media equipment. The neutral finishes of the wood blend well with any color scheme, allowing you to insert this piece into any decor.

What's To Like:
If there was ever an artful way to display a television set, the Chicago Media Center is it. A full 8' wide and full of air and block shelves, this entertainment center is all about showcasing space.

What's Not to Like:
This is for large jobs only. This is one wide media center, and you'll need to have 8' of wall space to accommodate it. If you've got the space, it's a winner - but it can overwhelm smaller spaces.

The Bottom Line:
This is one of the rare entertainment centers that don't just help to organize and display your media equipment; it can become the focal point of an entire room. The Chicago Media Center adds interest where other media consoles fall short. Available in maple, graphite-on-oak and cherry.


  • Overall dimensions: 37" h x 96.25" w x 22" d
  • Media center section: 24" h x 52" w x 22" d
  • Wood veneer over MDF
  • Powder-coated tubular steel legs
  • Glides protect your floor

Materials & Measurements

Chicago Media Center DimensionsMaterials:
Wood veneer finish over a medium density fiberboard core with steel tubular legs


Overall: 37" h x 96.25" w x 22" d
Media center section: 24" h x 52" w x 22" d

About The Manufacturer

Blu Dot FurnitureBlu Dot was founded in 1997 by John Christakos, Charles Lazor, and Maurice Blanks, three college friends who wanted to bring modern design and quality furnishing to everyone. Based in Minneapolis, Blu Dot does just that today- designing tables, chairs, sofas, and a variety of home accessories. Blu Dot furniture has a distinct feel and appearance- its products achieve a definite flair despite a minimalist appearance.

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Shipping & Delivery

Options are good. Here are your 3 shipping options:

Inside Delivery: Free

Inside Delivery Service
Inside delivery is a cost efficient way to have large or fragile items delivered to your room of choice. When your order reaches the local station in your area, the delivery agent will call to schedule a four hour delivery appointment. Caveat: If you need debris removal or light assembly (30 min max), you may want to consider our White Glove service.

Premium Inside Delivery: Free

Premium Inside Delivery Service
Premium Inside Delivery is our most comprehensive delivery service option. This service includes a four-hour delivery appointment, placement inside your room of choice (two flights of stairs max), unpacking, set up (up to 30 minutes without tools), and debris removal. If you want a no hassle delivery experience, this is your best option.

Assembly time of over 30 minutes and room placement over two flights of stairs incurs additional shipping charges. Please call 888-467-6278 for more information and a customized quote.

Standard Curbside : Free

Standard Curbside Truck Shipping
Curbside shipping includes delivery of large or fragile items to your curb or front door Monday through Friday during normal business hours. This service does not include delivery inside your home or office, so be prepared. If you want to save money on shipping and are ok with a little moving and unpacking, this is your best option.

Shipping Charge: Free!

The Blu Dot Chicago Media Center usually arrives within 4-8 days from the date of purchase for destinations within the contiguous United States.

Shipping rates are equal to 5 percent of merchandise value for all Blu Dot items.

For additional information, please see our shipping and delivery policies page.

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    Can the smaller boxes be restacked so that instead of two and two on each side, it could be three and one? Also, what is the weight limit for unit? Thanks.
    Asked on 1/8/2013 by Anonymous

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    • Smart Furniture Staff Reviewer


      Unfortunately no, the smaller boxes can't be restacked as you suggest. The reason is because the poles are packed and arrive the lengths you see shown. The manufacturer does not have tested weight bearing capacities, but from our experience it can hold whatever you put on it (with the exception of your gold bar collection).

      Answered on 1/9/2013 by Melanie from Smart Furniture
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