Chicago Neighborhood Guide: Pilsen
Pilsen is a Mexican-American community that is rich in traditions and Latino culture.
Take the Pink Line to 18th Street station. Walk 5 min to 1852 W 19th St and visit the NMMA museum.
The National Museum of Mexican Art tells the history and culture of the community (and it's free).
Head back to 18th St & begin a 1.5 mile eastern stroll. Dusek's in Thalia Hall has good libations.🍻
Continuing east, soak up the neighborhood vibes with sidewalk sales, sweets, and sips of horchata!
The neighborhood is a hub for muralists and street artists who convey their passion for creativity.
Peep the streets and alley ways for artwork. You will find inspiration high and low!
Stop at Carnitas Don Pedro for some mind-blowing food (there's a really good reason for that line).
This epic mural in Don Pedro's depicts the soul of the community & essential workers. 👀
Wanna pop some tags? Shop a cool vintage thrift store. Or find antiques & other retailers too!
Continue walking east to explore one of the coolest neighborhoods in Chicago!
Near Halsted St., visit Yvolinda's for awesome tamales or Kristoffer's Bakery for fantastic flan.
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