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Scattered new condominium buildings are priced higher than the older buildings they replaced in this Southwest Side area, but are far outnumbered by houses and flats that are 80-plus years old. Read more about Pilsen, Chicago IL
Scattered new condominium buildings are priced higher than the older buildings they replaced in this Southwest Side area, but are far outnumbered by houses and flats that are 80-plus years old. Read more about Pilsen, Chicago IL « Show less

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  • 10 things everyone thinks about Chicago but no one will admit

    10 things everyone thinks about Chicago but no one will admit
    After living in Chicago for a while, you come to notice patterns. You see the same people on your daily commutes, you frequent the same bars and you find yourself talking about the weather 80 percent of the time. What about the stuff we see every day...
  • Pilsen couple places 2nd in bus design contest

    Pilsen couple places 2nd in bus design contest
    Goi Artetxe and Elise Renwick moved to Pilsen two months ago and already they've made their mark on Chicago. The husband-and-wife team placed second in a contest by the Chicago Architectural Club and Chicago Architecture Foundation to design shelters...
  • Man shot while parking in Pilsen

    Man shot while parking in Pilsen
    A 33-year-old man was shot while parking his vehicle in the Pilsen neighborhood this morning, authorities said. The shooting happened about 2:30 a.m. in the 900 block of West 19th Street, Police News Affairs Officer Jose Estrada said. Someone in a...
  • Celebrating a century of 'The Rite of Spring'

    Celebrating a century of 'The Rite of Spring'
    One hundred years ago on Wednesday, the score that revolutionized music in the 20th century had its premiere at the Theatre des Champs-Elysees in Paris. The first performance of the ballet "Le Sacre du Printemps" – or "The Rite of Spring," as most...
  • Protests at Obama events continue after arrests

    Protests at Obama events continue after arrests
    More than 100 demonstrators over various subjects waved signs and chanted outside the Chicago Hilton hotel where President Obama will attend a fundraiser tonight, hours after arrests were made there.   About half had gathered to express their...
  • Meet Enoch Simpson, Chicago's doughnut whisperer

    Meet Enoch Simpson, Chicago's doughnut whisperer
    Enoch Simpson may have created a monster. Since the days when his homemade doughnuts became a surprise brunch sensation at Nightwood, gourmet twists on the classic breakfast pastry have swept the city, threatening to make the trend go stale. With the...
  • CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note

    CSO's Citizen Musician seeks right note
    A little more than two years ago, the curtain lifted on the Chicago Symphony Orchestra-led Citizen Musician initiative, and CSO Association President Deborah Rutter told an overflow crowd at the Chicago Cultural Center: “All of you are citizen...
  • Fugitive charged with killing ex-girlfriend caught in Mexico

    Fugitive charged with killing ex-girlfriend caught in Mexico
    Fugitive Raul Andrade Tolentino has been captured in Mexico and faces extradition to Chicago, where he is charged with the January 7, 2000, killing of his former girlfriend, Alma Chavez, according to government officials in Mexico and the U.S. Mexican...
  • CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network

    CEO pushes to gain power for Latinos, UNO charter school network
    As America's banking system began to freeze in mid-2008, Juan Rangel's nonprofit United Neighborhood Organization was in trouble.    Because of a gubernatorial funding veto, the Latino group, which runs one of Chicago's largest charter school networks,...
  • Suspect in 2000 Pilsen killing nabbed in Mexico

    Suspect in 2000 Pilsen killing nabbed in Mexico
    For 13 years, the family of Alma Chavez clung to dwindling hopes that law enforcement would catch up to the man accused of killing the soft-spoken nursing student. Chavez's ex-boyfriend, Raul Andrade Tolentino, was out on bail facing murder charges...
  • Fire officials shut down nightclub, community center party

    Fire officials shut down nightclub, community center party
    The Chicago Fire Department shut down a South Side nightclub and a party on the roof of a West Side community center early Sunday morning after officials found exposed wiring, overcrowding and other code violations.About 12:15 a.m., fire officials were...
  • West Side shooting injures boy, 17

    West Side shooting injures boy, 17
    A 17-year-old boy was shot early Monday morning in the Pilsen neighborhood on the West Side, police said. Shortly after midnight, shots rang out near the intersection of West 20th Street and South Loomis Street, Chicago Police Department News Affairs...