Argyle Street

Argyle Street information

Chicago , USA
Address
Extras btwn N Broadway & Sheridan Rd
Getting there
metro Red Line to Argyle
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Lonely Planet review

It's also known as ‘Little Saigon.’ Many residents came here as refugees from the Vietnam War and subsequently filled the storefronts with pho-serving lunch spots, bubble-tea-pouring bakeries and shops with exotic goods from the homeland. The pagoda-shaped Argyle El station, painted in the auspicious colors of green and red, puts you in the fishy-smelling heart of it.

The area is great for a wander (even if it looks a little scruffy). The businesses spill out onto N Broadway as well.