Swedish Bakery closes after 88 years

Swedish Bakery closes after 88 years
A Swedish Bakery employee slices and prepares cake to be sold on the last day of business. (Stephanie Rothman/ MEDILL)

By Stephanie Rothman

It’s a bittersweet day in Andersonville. A longtime staple in the community, the Swedish Bakery, is closing its doors after 88 years in business. It is believed to be the last Swedish Bakery in Chicago.

Photo at top: A Swedish Bakery employee slices and prepares cake to be sold on the last day of business. (Stephanie Rothman/ MEDILL)
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