Pilsen

Community Area: Lower West Side

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 and some single-family homes is in full swing in Pilsen, and large loft conversions are also becoming common throughout the community. 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, Cermak/Chinatown, Damen, Halsted, Western

Metra
BNSF Railway

at Halsted St Metra, S Western Ave Metra



Click on the market snapshot below to view detailed market trends


Average Sales Price

$321,392

Average Days on Market

65

Sales Prices vs. List Price

98%


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




Throop Street River Park Could Replace Old Fisk Power Plant In Pilsen  May 24th, 2017
Throop Street River Park Could Replace Old Fisk Power Plant In Pilsen

City Council approved funds to study the potential for a park to built at the Pilsen site. 

Mole De Mayo Brings Celebrity Chefs And Lots Of Mole To Pilsen This Weekend  May 24th, 2017
Mole De Mayo Brings Celebrity Chefs And Lots Of Mole To Pilsen This Weekend

High-flying lucha libre wrestlers and more than 25 music acts will also rock the three-day fest. 

 

CH Distillery's $12 Million Distillery Opens In East Pilsen Next Month  May 3rd, 2017
CH Distillery's $12 Million Distillery Opens In East Pilsen Next Month

Built on the old Schoenhofen Brewery site, the distillery will soon be producing vodka, gin and more. 

News via DNAInfo