Altar closes in downtown Michigan City

Altar Artifacts had the bad luck of opening in November 2019, just a few months before the coronavirus pandemic swept the world.

The home store at 825 Franklin St. was nestled next to a boutique in the historic Uptown Arts District in downtown Michigan City. Opened by a designer from Three Oaks, Michigan, it offered a selection of new and vintage designs before it shuttered during the pandemic last year.

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Joseph S. Pete is a Lisagor Award-winning business reporter who covers steel, industry, unions, the ports, retail, banking and more. The Indiana University grad has been with The Times since 2013 and blogs about craft beer, culture and the military.