Pilsen News

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The best things to do in Pilsen, Chicago

Though it's best known as a destination for some of Chicago's best tacos and one of the city's largest collections of vibrant murals, there's even more to explore throughout the neighborhood of Pilsen.

 
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Pilsen Ranks As One of The Coolest Neighborhoods in The World, According to Time Out

Longing to see some of the coolest locations on Earth? Look no further than Chicago’s Southwest side. According to a new ranking published by Time Out, the city's Pilsen neighborhood is among the 10 coolest neighborhoods in the world.

 
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The 12 Coolest Neighborhoods Around the World

Featuring streets lined with hip galleries and walls decorated with colorful murals dating from the 1970s, the Pilsen neighborhood on Chicago’s Lower West Side is a nest of cutting-edge culture and art.

 
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5 Rabbit Cervecería will anchor Pilsen’s Mural Park

Chicago-based brewery, 5 Rabbit Cervecería, will be the first retail tenant at Pilsen’s Mural Park. Plans for the Latin American-inspired craft brewers include a small batch brewery and full-service restaurant that will celebrate Latin culture and cuisine.

 
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Adaptive reuse plan announced for two old warehouses in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood

A developer has tapped Chicago-based architect JGMA to rehab a pair of old lumber distribution warehouses in the Pilsen neighborhood into new loft space. Dubbed ‘Mural Park,’ the adaptive reuse project comes from Condor Partners who had purchased the twin properties at 1901 and 1911 S. Sangamon Street last year.

 
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Office Tenants Venturing Outside the CBD

Puratos, a Belgium-based international food science company with offices in 70 countries, has signed a 6,668-square-foot lease at Mural Park, 1901 and 1911 S. Sangamon St. in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood.It’s by far not the largest new lease in the city, but it’s another sign that users are willing to occupy creative spaces in new office submarkets on the CBD’s periphery.