Lower West Side

Community Area: Lower West Side
Pilsen: Located along 18th Street between Western Avenue and Halsted, on Chicago's lower West Side, Pilsen has a diverse population that is attracted to its affordably priced housing, thriving art community and proximity to the Loop.

Infill development of condominiums for sale and some single-family homes is in full swing in Pilsen, and large loft conversions are also becoming common throughout the community. Pilsen real estate values are on the rise as many developers consider Pilsen one of Chicago's most promising neighborhoods.

Pilsen's colorful heritage comes alive along 18th Street, a lively walking district featuring Mexican bakeries, tiny shops, restaurants, and grocery stores. The community is also known for public murals, commissioned by the neighborhood, that decorate buildings, streets and even the L station. Additionally, Pilsen is home to the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum and the largest Hispanic festival in the Midwest, The Fiesta Del Sol. Many artists have also settled in Pilsen giving rise to a number of cafes, book stores and galleries.

Nearby Public Transportation

CTA Rail

at 18th St, 35th/Archer, 35th/Bronzeville, Ashland, Cermak/Chinatown, Damen, Halsted, Sox/35th, Western

BNSF Railway

at Halsted St Metra, S Western Ave Metra

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Data represents the community area's average over the past 12 months. All information deemed reliable, but not guaranteed.