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On Chicago's north side, Andersonville is known for its Swedish roots, unique shopping, destination dining and busy urban corridor, Clark Street. Among the shops in the National Historic District... Read More
On Chicago's north side, Andersonville is known for its Swedish roots, unique shopping, destination dining and busy urban corridor, Clark Street. Among the shops in the National Historic District are more than a few antique and vintage stores; candy shops; bookstores; lots of spots featuring clothing and accessories; furniture; music; kitchenware; pet supplies; shoes; and food and wine. Visit during the annual Sidewalk Sale that coincides with the annual used book sale. A few of the standouts that you won't find elsewhere in Chicago include the refined presentation at SCOUT;, an array of oddities at Woolly Mammoth Antiques and Oddities; and refurbished large-scale antique cabinets and dining tables at Andersonville Antiques. Cowboys and Astronauts stocks menswear, home comforts and grooming products. Gethsemane Garden Center is known for fresh floral and easy-to-care-for plants and Dearborn Denim creates Made in Chicago jeans that are custom tailored in shop for each and every customer.
- Shopping Malls and Centers: "Andersonville is recognized as the "shop local capital of Chicago," with the largest network of local and independent businesses. It is also home to one of Chicago's largest LGBTQ+ populations."
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