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NEIGHBORHOOD SPOTLIGHT: ANDERSONVILLE

DISCOVER THE NEIGHBORHOOD.
EXPLORE THE CITY. 

A BURGEONING CHICAGO NEIGHBORHOOD FILLED WITH TRENDY CAFES, INDEPENDENT STORES, AND FAMILY-OWNED EATERIES. 

Andersonville is a fascinating combination of small businesses and individual shops, with a high number of independently owned stores and restaurants. A hipster haven in Chicago, Andersonville is a neighborhood that’s notoriously difficult to define. This North Side area is known for its diversity, and many people consider it the very essence of Chicago.

While strolling the streets, you can peruse an array of local art at galleries like Red Fish Blue Fish and other pop-up shops. A few highlights include the antique stores and shopping mecca Guild & Greys, while Bells and Whistles carries Swedish wares from across the pond.

BEST FAMILY PLACES TO VISIT IN ANDERSONVILLE

Looking for Chicago kid-friendly attractions? We've got you covered with kid-friendly photography spots, weekend recommendations, and adorable photo shoots.

Here are some of our favorite spots:

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The perfect destination for a summer day trip! Located in a vibrant neighborhood where you can shop, eat and hang out in the sun

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This museum prides themselves in being a cultural center where visitors can experience a variety of activities based on Swedish heritage and holidays.

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This bookstore, founded in 1979, has grown into one of the largest feminist bookstores in the country.

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Sign up for music classes, art classes, or gymnastics classes to keep your children engaged and having fun. 

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A small but fun park, Cochran Park features a playground and a picnic table for food and fun! 

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Enjoy walking, bird-watching, fishing, or relaxing around the youth camper fire ring with a favorite book.

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BEST PET PLACES TO VISIT IN ANDERSONVILLE

Looking for pet-friendly areas in Chicago? We know the best dog parks and Chicago's best urban spots for your four-legged friend.

Here are some of our favorite spots:

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A casual hangout serving pizza and other Italian dishes. It comes with a dog friendly patio and has gluten-free options!

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The park offers pet owners and their fur babies access to a variety of amenities, including an off-leash area and benches for relaxing.

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Serves up breakfast & lunch fare with an American twist. They also have a beautiful, pet-friendly outdoor patio!

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If you're looking for places to play and mingle with other dogs and humans, this is a great spot to start!

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With a twist and an array of seasonal bakery items, their pet-friendly patio is the perfect place to enjoy brunch with friends.

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A neighborhood pub with a warm, no-frills atmosphere. Dogs are always welcome!