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  Andersonville History
Andersonville's roots as a community extend well back into the 19th century, when immigrant Swedish farmers started moving north into what was then a distant suburb of Chicago.
The neighborhood's first school, the Andersonville School, was built in 1854 at the corner of those two thoroughfares, and served as the area's primary school until 1908.
On October 17, 1964 Andersonville was rededicated in a ceremony attended by Chicago Mayor Richard J. Daley and Illinois Governor Otto Kerner.
www.andersonville.org /history.html   (560 words)

 Edgewater, Chicago - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uptown's population declined in the 1950s as Chicago's suburbs were developed and opened, absorbing Chicago's middle and upper classes.
The approximate street boundaries of Andersonville are Magnolia Avenue to the east, Ravenswood Avenue to the west, Winnemac Avenue to the south, and Victoria Avenue to the north.
The heart of the Andersonville commercial district is the corner of Clark and Foster (5200 North Clark).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edgewater,_Chicago   (1434 words)

 Today's Feature
Andersonville, the Edgewater neighborhood between Bryn Mawr and Foster around Clark Street originally settled by Swedish immigrants, has evolved into a melting pot of more recent immigrant groups and yuppies-a melting pot that has increased the diversity of restaurant offerings in the area.
Development of Andersonville and the surrounding Edgewater community began in the late-nineteenth century by J. Lewis Cockran, who envisioned a residential enclave for Chicago's elite families, and the neighborhood still boasts numerous landmark houses.
Longtime Andersonville resident the Dellwood Pickle serves an eclectic menu ranging from sandwiches like the po' boy sliced pot roast to tomato basil ravioli, flened catfish, and grilled soy salmon.
www.newcitychicago.com /home/daily/chow/5_28_98.html   (607 words)

 Andersonville Real Estate - Andersonville Homes
Andersonville is a neighborhood situated in the greater Edgewater community area.
The main thoroughfare in Andersonville is Clark Street between Foster and Bryn Mawr Avenues.
Andersonville is easily accessible by both of Chicago's major north side highways and by public transportation.
www.falconliving.com /andersonville-real-estate.php   (231 words)

 Andersonville Real Estate - Chicago Andersonville MLS - Home Pictures
Andersonville hit a real estate boom in the 1980’s when the area’s sought after wood construction houses became very high in demand for remodeling and rehabilitation.
Andersonville is located in the Northwest corner of the Chicago neighborhood, Edgewater.
Andersonville is also known for the large gay and lesbian community surrounding the trendy bars and nightclubs on Clark Street.
lizshomes.com /chicagorealestate/chicago_neighborhoods_andersonville.html   (296 words)

 Andersonville Physical Therapy
Andersonville Physical Therapy is a community-based rehabilitation center that has been part of Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood since 1999.
At Andersonville Physical Therapy, we use manual techniques, precise exercise programs, and movement reeducation to help you reach your goals and return to the activities you enjoy.
Our continual focus is on communication and education, and we maintain close contact with your physician and other members of your health care team.
www.andersonvillept.com   (127 words)

 Swede home, Andersonville Chicago Sun-Times - Find Articles
Simon was from Smalen, Sweden, and one of the original guys who began a fabled Andersonville custom: One of the merchants would walk down Clark Street ringing his bell and the rest would "come out with their bucket of soapy water and broom and clean the streets."
When wooden homes were outlawed after the Chicago Fire of 1871, Swedish immigrants moved just north of the city's limits for affordable housing.
In the late '80s, Andersonville enjoyed a revival as professionals rediscovered its desirable housing and proximity to downtown and the lake.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4155/is_20021013/ai_n12486090   (871 words)

 Chicago neighborhood guide Andersonville
Andersonville eatery serves juicy kebabs and tasty appetizers.
Andersonville is known primarily as a Swedish enclave, but those who dine up and down Clark Street around Foster Avenue are as likely to find pita and panjun as lingonberries and lutefisk.
Andersonville bistro raises the bar with sophisticated cuisine and scene.
metromix.chicagotribune.com /localguide/neighborhoods/andersonville   (174 words)

 Chicago neighborhood may put reins on retail chains » PopMatters | News and Commentary | PopWire
Cars and pedestrians make their way through Chicago's historic Andersonville neighborhood which is known for it's quirky, one-of-a-kind shops in September 2006.
CHICAGO - For years, the Andersonville neighborhood on Chicago’s Far North Side has been defined by it’s quirky, hip, one-of-a-kind shops and eateries: Women and Children First bookstore.
The concept of banning Borders, The Gap and their ilk is no doubt provocative in light of the “big-box” minimum wage ordinance vetoed last month by Chicago Mayor Richard Daley, who contended it was anti-business and anti-development.
www.popmatters.com /pm/news/article/6520/chicago-neighborhood-may-put-reins-on-retail-chains   (1183 words)

 Andersonville: Chicago City Tour (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Andersonville is a beautiful, ethnic neighborhood that has blossomed with small upstart boutiques, fitness clubs, and specialty stores.
The area is proud of well-preserved landmark homes; in fact, not a single home facade on the north side of West Farragut Avenue has been altered since the quiet street was developed in 1920.
Rents in Andersonville relatively cheap, especially for such a beautiful little community, hopefully it will continue to evade the contractor’s wrecking-ball that has been so prevalent to the areas to the south.
www.chicagohomefinder.com.cob-web.org:8888 /citytour/andersonville.php   (248 words)

 Andersonville, Chicago | A fresh look at our neighborhood's news and housing
This weekend is Andersonville's 41st Annual Midsommarfest (blame the Swedes for the spelling).
Perhaps the two best features of the Starbucks in Andersonville are the outdoor seating during the summer and the store's proximity to the Joel Hall Dance Center.
I don't even know where to begin - with the lumping together of Andersonville and Rogers Park and the total absence of Edgewater or the fact that Andersonville is located north, not south, of Uptown or the fact that Andersonville is about a mile west of the lake.
yochicago.com /neighborhoods/andersonville   (822 words)

 Chicago Edgewater, Andersonville & Lakewood Balmoral: Real estate listings, restaurants, shopping, maps, and more
The Chicago neighborhood of Edgewater has a population of 62,000 people and contains the neighborhoods of Edgewater Glen, Andersonville, and Lakewood-Balmoral.
Located in the southwest corner of Edgewater, Andersonville is a neighborhood influenced by Swedish culture and home to the Swedish American Heritage Museum (5211 N. Clark Street), the Swedish Bakery (5348 N. Clark Street) and local Ann Sather (5207 N. Clark Street).
The spine of Andersonville, this area is rife with eclectic shops, cafes, fitness centers, cybercafes, boutiques, and restaurants.
www.chicagoneighborhoods.cc /neighborhoods/andersonville.html   (347 words)

 Sweet Occasions and More! -Events (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Chicago's premiere candy gift store is the place where families and friends gather, sweet tooths are satisfied and fresh gift ideas flourish.
Visit one of our Chicago locations today and treat yourself to something special— unique gift baskets, a delicious ice cream cone, some good old fashioned candy, a rich cup of Kona coffee or a gourmet sandwich.
But we are also Chicago's premier candy gift store with handcrafted gift baskets, handmade greeting cards, unique gifts and seasonal items.
www.sweetoccasionsandmore.com.cob-web.org:8888   (169 words)

 Go Chicago Card, Chicago Illinois Tourist Attractions, Museums, Things to do in Chicago
With the Go Chicago Card, you are granted general admission to the museum, plus admission to the Underground Adventure.
The Art Institute of Chicago One of the great art museums of the world, the Art Institute of Chicago presents a collection spanning 5,000 years of artistic expression.
At 1,353 feet (412 meters), the Skydeck is the highest observatory in Chicago.
www.gochicagocard.com /chicago-attractions.html   (965 words)

Andersonville Midsommarfest, now in its 41st year, is one of the region's most eagerly anticipated and well established summer festivals.
Born out of Andersonville's Swedish heritage, Midsommarfest retains its quaint, international flavor.
The quaint little Swedish "village" of Andersonville features some of Chicago's most intriguing shops and a wonderful array of international eateries.
www.starevents.com /mid_fest.html   (215 words)

 Andersonville Chicago Real Estate   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The neighborhood of Andersonville, Chicago is traditionally known as Swedish, and flags proclaim this heritage from porches and storefronts throughout these few blocks.
Our searches are customized for the downtown Chicago area and is based on starting with a 0/0 coordinate at State St. and Michigan Ave.
No liability for its accuracy, errors, omissions is assumed by the sellers, their agents, or Next Chicago Realty Group.
www.nextchicago.com /andersonville_chicago.htm   (182 words)

 Andersonville Apartments for rent Andersonville apartment rentals, Andersonville furnished apartments to rent.
Andersonville Apartments for rent Andersonville apartment rentals, Andersonville furnished apartments to rent.
Andersonville housing rentals, apartments, roommates, houses, tenants and landlords have not been verified or evaluated.
Individuals utilizing this rental service to find Andersonville rental property and Andersonville roommates take full responsibility for their actions.
www.sublet.com /area_rentals/Illinois/Andersonville_Rentals.asp   (69 words)

 Chicago events: Andersonville Midsommarfest
Andersonville Midsommarfest, now in its 40th year, is one of the region's most eagerly anticipated and well established summer festivals.
Each year approximately 35,000 people gather on Clark Street to enjoy great international food, stellar family activities, lively entertainment on four stages and over 100 quality artisans showcasing their wares.
Midsommarfest is one of Chicago’s most unique street fairs.
www.chicagopride.com /calendar/event.cfm/id/35134   (233 words)

is a distinctive neighborhood on the North Side of Chicago.
First established as a rural community by Swedish immigrants in the 1850’s, Andersonville has evolved into a diverse urban district.
Discover the small-town charm of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood.
www.civiceconomics.com /Andersonville/html/andersonville.html   (49 words)

 Metroblogging Chicago: Andersonville vs. Retail Chains
From the Chicago Tribune "The proposal's backers point to a 2004 study that found that for every $100 spent at an Andersonville business, $68 remains in Chicago, compared with $43 at a chain store."
Written from the perspective of people who live, work, and play here every day, Chicago is one of over forty five (and growing) blogs in the globe-spanning Metroblogging network.
Chicago Calling at Meztli presents Philasoph, Barioca, Fandanguero and Aguafuego.
chicago.metblogs.com /archives/2006/10/andersonville_v.phtml   (421 words)

 HOME   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Welcome to the EYE on Andersonville website, your one stop resource for community information to this fast growing community.
Andersonville is a Chicago neighborhood located 7 miles north of the Loop.
The number of proud flying rainbow flags are only second to Lakeview in this diverse and great city.
www.eyeonandersonville.com   (96 words)

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 urbanStyle | Shop Chicago's Andersonville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Comfortably situated along Clark between Foster and Bryn Mawr, Andersonville is cheaper than a trip to Sweden and better shopping too.
This ethnic neighborhood has blossomed as small upstart boutiques, fitness clubs, and specialty stores sprout up between the long-standing Swedish deli’s and restaurants.
Andersonville offers the ethnic atmosphere of a community steeped in tradition mixed with the vitality of youthful entrepreneurs.
www.urbanstyle.net /neighborhoods/andersonville/default.asp   (83 words)

 Andersonville - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Andersonville is the name of some places in the United States of America:
Andersonville is also the name of a novel by MacKinlay Kantor that won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1956.
Andersonville film based on the Civil War POW camp
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Andersonville   (115 words)

 Continuum Studio Opens in Chicago’s Andersonville Neighborhood -- New Concept Massage and Skin Care Studio Offers ...
Chicago, Illinois (PRWEB) April 5, 2006 –- Continuum Studio, which offers massage and bodywork, facials, and other skin care services to men and women, announced that it has opened its first facility in Chicago's Andersonville neighborhood.
The company was founded in 2005, and its first location anchors Chicago’s new Andersonville wellness corridor.
Continuum Studio, the Continuum Studio logo, and “Bodywork is good health” are all trademarks of Continuum Studio, Inc. All product and company names herein may be trademarks of their respective owners.
www.emediawire.com /releases/2006/4/emw367858.htm   (615 words)

 Chicago Neighborhood Details: Andersonville   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Andersonville, a neighborhood within Edgewater, was first settled by Swedish immigrants in the mid-19th century.
And, of course, Andersonville is home to Ann Sather, the city’s favorite Swedish restaurant.
Growing in popularity for its leafy streets and hometown feel, Andersonville, is a clean-swept, long-established area with many brick and framed dwellings.
www.chicagohome.com /NHDetails.cfm?NH_ID=3   (266 words)

 Meetup Chicago (Andersonville) | IllinoisDemNet   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
We had a smaller group than usual in Andersonville but those who came were all seated out in the wonderful private room at the Hopleaf!
Carpooling from Chicago & Evanston organized by IllinoisDemNet / IL Co 100.
We are not connected in any way to the Democratic Party of Illinois, of Chicago or of anywhere else -- other than to see, as independent citizens, that the enlightened promise of American Life is extended to all who live in this great country.
illinoisdemnet.com /chicago/meetup/andersonville   (849 words)

 Chicago Apartments - Realty & Mortgage Co. - Apartments for Rent Near Chicago's Andersonville Neighborhood   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Chicago Apartments - Realty and Mortgage Co. - Apartments for Rent Near Chicago's Andersonville Neighborhood
Located on the North side, Andersonville is home to quiet tree lined streets and turn of the century architecture that has made this neighborhood a favorite for a wide variety of Chicago's residents.
This neighborhood also offers a wide range of shopping and dining opportunities, all served by great public transportation.
www.realtymort.com /neighborhoods/andersonville   (87 words)

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