welcome to andersonville.
A neighborhood on Chicago’s north side, Andersonville is known for its Swedish roots, historic architecture, and bustling urban main street, Clark Street. When you arrive in Andersonville, you feel you have arrived someplace special.
While our roots are Swedish, we are also recognized as the “shop local capital of Chicago,” supporting the largest network of local and independent businesses in the area.
Home to one of Chicago’s largest LGBTQ+ populations, Andersonville is a community full of pride and a commitment to equality.
andersonville is for everyone
a guide to andersonville.
With over 430 businesses in the Andersonville Chamber of Commerce membership, we hope you discover a few of these stories by visiting Andersonville and meeting our business owners face-to-face. Each is unique, and each has a reason for loving this neighborhood.
See our 2022-23 neighborhood guide
take home your piece of andersonville
Andersonville is a truly special place to live and visit with a million-and-one unique and wonderful things to discover. Whether you are local, shared a moment in life here, or are a huge fan from miles away. Visit a few of our favorite items that we have to remind you of the Andersonville.