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.
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The National Museum of Mexican Art tells the history and culture of the community (and it's free).
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Head back to 18th St & begin a 1.5 mile eastern stroll. Dusek's in Thalia Hall has good libations.🍻
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Continuing east, soak up the neighborhood vibes with sidewalk sales, sweets, and sips of horchata!
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The neighborhood is a hub for muralists and street artists who convey their passion for creativity.
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Peep the streets and alley ways for artwork. You will find inspiration high and low!
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Stop at Carnitas Don Pedro for some mind-blowing food (there's a really good reason for that line).
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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!
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Continue walking east to explore one of the coolest neighborhoods in Chicago!
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Near Halsted St., visit Yvolinda's for awesome tamales or Kristoffer's Bakery for fantastic flan.
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