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



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Average Sales Price

$319,236

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.




Public Art Coming To 'Every Nook And Cranny' In Chicago, Mayor Says  Jun 23rd, 2017
Public Art Coming To 'Every Nook And Cranny' In Chicago, Mayor Says

Murals, sculptures and installations will be unveiled in each of Chicago's 50 wards by the end of 2017.

Work Of Artist Behind Chance's Mixtape Covers To Be Featured On Beer Cans  Jun 15th, 2017
Work Of Artist Behind Chance's Mixtape Covers To Be Featured On Beer Cans

Brandon Breaux's artwork will be seen on limited-edition Bud Light aluminum bottles across Chicago. 

Pilsen Food Truck Fest, Spring Awakening Hit Near West Side This Weekend  Jun 9th, 2017
Pilsen Food Truck Fest, Spring Awakening Hit Near West Side This Weekend

Spring Awakening headliners include Diplo, Afrojack, Krewella and Louis The Child. 

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