Altman's Legacy

Altman's Legacy features three decades of vintage deadstock from the vaults of Altman's Shoes - a third generation, family-owned, bricks and mortar that's been in Chicago since 1932.

We carry a broad selection of classic brands & hard-to-find sizes ranging from 5-20 in widths 3A through 6E.
Cole Haan Bragano Collection “Carrara” Burgundy Kilt Tassel Slip On, Size 9m. Handmade in Italy in the 1980’s.

Cole Haan Bragano Collection “Carrara” Burgundy Kilt Tassel Slip On, Size 9m. Handmade in Italy in the 1980’s.

Vintage Bally of Switzerland “Harrison” Black Kilt Wing Tassel Slip On, Size 10D. Made in Switzerland in the early 1980’s.

Vintage Bally of Switzerland “Harrison” Black Kilt Wing Tassel Slip On, Size 10D. Made in Switzerland in the early 1980’s.

Alden Original Tassel Moccasin in Black Calfskin, Size 12D. Made in Middleborough, Massachusetts in the late 1980’s.

Mezlan “Campania” Spectator in Butterscotch and Sand Calf Leather, Size 10.5M. Made in Spain in the early 1990’s.

Mezlan “Campania” Spectator in Butterscotch and Sand Calf Leather, Size 10.5M. Made in Spain in the early 1990’s.

Vintage Bally of Switzerland “Phoenix” Medallion Tip Dress Penny in Navy Blue, Size 11M. Made in Switzerland in the early 1980’s.

Vintage Cole Haan “Oberlin” Saddle Shoe in Acorn Grain Leather, Size 10D. Made in the USA in the early 1990’s.

Vintage Cole Haan “Oberlin” Saddle Shoe in Acorn Grain Leather, Size 10D. Made in the USA in the early 1990’s.

Original Clarks “Desert Trek” in Sand Suede, size 10.5M. Made in England in the 1980’s.

Dr. Martens Black Leather “Grizzly” Monk Strap, Size 11D.  Made in England in the 1980’s.

Dr. Martens Black Leather “Grizzly” Monk Strap, Size 11D.  Made in England in the 1980’s.

Sequoia Brown Grain Wing Tip Brogue, Size 8D. Made in Canada in the 1980’s.

Sequoia Brown Grain Wing Tip Brogue, Size 8D. Made in Canada in the 1980’s.

Vintage Allen Edmonds “Grayson” Slip On Tassel Loafer in Natural Linen, Size 8D. Made in the USA in the 1980’s.