The premier tattoo and piercing facility  since 1987.


We have been serving our community and residents of Naval Station Great Lakes since 1987. Our artists are well experienced in all aspects of the art of tattooing. We accept walk-ins any day of the week and appointments if you prefer.

Our facility is Illinois State licensed and OSHA approved guidelines for our artists are in use. All tattoo and piercing rooms are private for our customers comfort. Tattoo and piercing procedures are done in a sterile and sanitary environment for the safety of our customers and artists.

With the addition of The Museum of American Tattooing in 2009, our facility has become one of the most recognized in the industry. Stop by and learn more of the history of how the art of tattooing got started and made it's way to America. 

Residents of Naval Station Great Lakes have been our customers for 30 years! We are the Military's choice for tattooing! Pops, our esteemed owner, served in the United States Navy in the early 1970's. He is committed to providing all Military personnel with a safe, comfortable and friendly place to go. Military discounts always apply.

We have been offering our FREE shuttle service to all Military personnel since 1987. We are located 1 and a half miles from Naval Station Great Lakes. If you would like to take advantage of this free service, please call the shop to arrange a ride. 847-689-2618

Welcome to our facility and hope to see you soon!

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