Andersonville, just a few blocks from the lakefront, is a diverse Chicago neighborhood with a high walk score (95).
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 its roots are Swedish, they 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 easily accessible by both of Chicago’s major north side highways and by public transportation. The neighborhood is bounded roughly by Lawrence (4700 N) to the south, Victoria (5800 N) to the north, Ravenswood (1800 W) to the west, and Magnolia (1250 E) to the east.
CTA Red Line: Berwyn or Bryn Mawr stop
CTA Bus: #22 Clark, #92 Foster, or #36 Broadway
Metra: Ravenswood stop
Lake Shore Drive: exit Foster or Bryn Mawr
US I-90: exit Foster or Lawrence
US I-94: exit Peterson, Foster, or Cicero (to Foster)