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Address: , Chicago, IL 60640
Phone Number: 773-728-2995
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Activities: Dining, Shopping
Description: Andersonville combines Swedish roots and small-town charm with the city's...
Andersonville combines Swedish roots and small-town charm with the city's newest and hippest stores and restaurants. Offering everything from stylish clothes and unique items for the home to delectable international dining and traditional holiday events, our unique array of ethnically-diverse, locally-owned businesses guarantees you'll find something to love. A visit to our popular north side neighborhood always makes for a memorable Chicago experience.
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a nice neighborhood on the north side, worth a visit

Andersonville used to be a Swedish community but now is pretty diverse. One of the things I like about it is that it has small, locally owned and operated shops and restaurants... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
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Seattle, Washington

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Seattle, Washington
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62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Andersonville used to be a Swedish community but now is pretty diverse. One of the things I like about it is that it has small, locally owned and operated shops and restaurants, and things are not over priced. One of my all time favorite independent bookstores is here: Women and Children First. This is a feminist bookstore with a large... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Just walked this great Swedish town. Stopped in a great vintage store then walked the Galleria for artistic find. A beer at Hopleaf! Great day.

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We spent a couple of days staying with friends in this neighbourhood. My wife loved the little independent shops and spent a quite small amount of money on dresses (3 for $24) a handbag (purse in American) for our son's upcoming wedding ($10). Plus she snagged several accessories for herself and our grand daughters for literally pennies. My bargain was... More 

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Garland, Texas
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7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Loved visiting this small Swedish town. Very close to downtown Chicago. The food is delicious and the painted Dala horse statue is an excellent photo opportunity.

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Halmstad, Sweden
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144 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

We were recommended a visit to Andersonville but we were disappointed. Not much of the Swedish roots could be seen even though everything looked old and worn out. The Swedish bakery with all the cookies and pastry was impressive, but there was nothing Swedish about it. We didn´t visit the Museum, perhaps that would have improved our experience. It was... More 

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Greenville, South Carolina
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22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Nice neighborhood feel. Lots of little local restaurants and bars to pop into and have a bite and a drink.

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Chicago, IL
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Yes, Andersonville used to be a Swedish neighborhood, and it still clings to that, though the Swedish connections loosen in the passing years. We still have the Swedish American Museum, Svea (really delicious Swedish pancakes), Simon's (the glogg is top notch in winter), and the Swedish Bakery. But the beauty of this neighborhood is the cultural diversity. We have restaurants... More 

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Andover
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24 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Went to the 50th Anniversary of the Midsommer Festival in Andersonville. The Swedish Childrens Choir performed while I was there and they were amazing! Andersonville has such charm and is extremely welcoming. Walk the streets, talk to the locals, visit the unique shops, definitely worth an afternoon stroll.

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Clearwater, United States
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32 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

A very well appointed, diverse, and friendly neighborhood. Young mothers pushing strollers, dog walkers, and the young crowd. Plenty of restaurants and commerce too. Beautiful homes and flowers. Rented a house and glad I did instead of a downtown hotel.

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Syracuse, Indiana
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

We had a group of 6 couples that just took the train from Chicago to visit this area of Andersonville. It was a short train ride to the Berwyn stop and then about a 5 block walk to the main area. I would say it was about 4 blocks long on both sides of the street for the main shopping... More 

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