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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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  • 1 teen killed, 1 wounded in separate South Side shootings

    One 17-year-old boy was shot dead and another wounded in separate shootings on the South Side on Thursday night. The fatal shooting happened at 10:40 p.m. in the East Pilsen neighborhood with the victim a teen who was standing on the street in the 2000...
  • Jewel-Osco, Old Navy, Vistaprint and more Chicago bargains

    Jewel-Osco, Old Navy, Vistaprint and more Chicago bargains
    Come out of your basements, Chicago -- the tornado warning is over. Good thing, too, because look at all these bargains to nab today: - At Jewel-Osco, today is the last day of the "spend $100, get $20 to spend on groceries" gift card promotion. It's also...
  • Whittier parents plan to meet today with CPS officials

    Parents staging a sit-in at Whittier Elementary School say they plan to meet with CPS officials today. The parents, who initially sat in last fall to prevent demolition of a field house near the school and demand a library for the students, now say...
  • Memory of slain officer 'still lives on' after a decade

    Memory of slain officer 'still lives on' after a decade
    Chicago Police Officer Brian T. Strouse was shot and killed during the early-morning hours of June 30, 2001 as he hid behind a parked van during surveillance for gang and drug activity in the Pilsen neighborhood. On Friday, 10 years after his death,...
  • 3 killed, 11 hurt in overnight violence

    Three men were killed and 11 other people were wounded in incidents around the city beginning late Friday. One fatality occurred in a shooting about  11:15 p.m. Friday in the University Village neighborhood, where two males were shot, one fatally, in the...
  • The inside story of CTA 'L' lines

    The inside story of CTA 'L' lines
    Are you in the Loop when it comes to knowing the ins and outs of the "L"? If all you know about the Green Line is that it's a Goose Island beer, you're in luck. Two Chicago groups are offering tours this summer that detail the intricacies of the CTA....
  • Official: Kids with fireworks started extra-alarm Pilsen blaze

    Official: Kids with fireworks started extra-alarm Pilsen blaze
    An extra-alarm blaze at a three-story brick building in the city’s Pilsen neighborhood this afternoon apparently was started by children playing with fireworks, fire officials said. By about 5:20 p.m., the fire that spread to two nearby buildings...
  • Politics of Coal

    Politics of Coal
    Just around the corner from the Perez Elementary School in Pilsen sits a century-old coal-fire plant. Fifty-three year old Pilsen resident Leila Mendez comments, “I remember one time walking, and I couldn’t breathe, and it was just like a...
  • Absentee landlords get a helping hand

    Absentee landlords get a helping hand
    When William Howell got an opportunity for a fellowship at Stanford University, he assumed he would rent out his four-bedroom home in Chicago's Bucktown neighborhood through the housing office at the University of Chicago, where he is a professor of...
  • Small town in the city

    Small town in the city
    What makes a neighborhood work? Is it the people? The history and culture? Diversity? Or perhaps its status as a destination? Post the question to any number of proprietors who keep shop on the 5000 blocks of North Clark Street, and oddly, their...
  • July 19: Focus on Family - Family Adventures

    July 19: Focus on Family - Family Adventures
    Family Adventures Through August 27 Pilsen: Friday, July 22 and Friday, August 26 Hyde Park: Saturday, July 23 and Friday, August 5 Jackson Park: Friday, July 29 and Saturday, August 27 Lincoln Park: Saturday, August 6 Lincoln Square: Friday, August 12...
  • Pilsen restaurant closed after insects found

    A Pilsen neighborhood Mexican restaurant was ordered closed today after it was cited when city health officials found roaches and flying insects at the business, officials said. El Taconazo Restaurant at 2350 W. Cermak Road was closed after the...