Andersonville, Chicago's hidden neighborhood
By local real estate expert Eric Carlson
If you don’t live on the north side of Chicago, you may not know about one of its best kept secrets. Andersonville, first established in 1855 by Swedish immigrants, has grown and developed from a small farming community into a diverse pedestrian friendly neighborhood centered around Clark Street.
Andersonville is home to a variety of great restaurants from Japanese, Thai, Italian, Mexican and French fare to Southern, Middle Eastern and Korean all within a few blocks. Nightlife ranges from local Sports bars and Irish pubs to more sophisticated wine and martini bars. Book sellers, furniture boutiques, antiques shops, health clubs, spas and clothing stores line…