Swedish Water Tower Soon to Return to Andersonville
Jul25

Swedish Water Tower Soon to Return to Andersonville

A neighborhood icon will soon return to Chicago’s north side. Edgeville Buzz reports that the replacement for Andersonville’s missing Swedish flag water tower will be put in place in the next few weeks.  Cranes have already been seen on location hoisting blue steel onto the roof of the Swedish American Museum to build the tower that will hold the building’s new water tank. You may remember the old one had to be...

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Now You Can Drink Beer to Rebuild a Chicago Landmark
Jun10

Now You Can Drink Beer to Rebuild a Chicago Landmark

Remember that horrible winter a few years ago?  The one when it was so snowy that Lake Shore Drive froze over, Tom Skilling taught us the word “Polar Vortex,” and thousands of people were convinced to U-Haul it to warmer states?  That was also the winter when Chicago water towers started freezing, including the beloved Swedish flag water tower that used to preside over Andersonville. The Andersonville 87-year-old water...

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