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Pilsen

Pilsen
Scattered new condominium buildings are priced higher than the older buildings they replaced in this Southwest Side area, but are far outnumbered by houses and flats that are 80-plus years old. Read more about Pilsen, Chicago IL
Scattered new condominium buildings are priced higher than the older buildings they replaced in this Southwest Side area, but are far outnumbered by houses and flats that are 80-plus years old. Read more about Pilsen, Chicago IL « Show less

Top Pilsen Articles

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  • Aldermen demand CPS turn gas back on at field house

     
    Posted by John Byrne at 4:10 p.m. The City Council today demanded that Chicago Public Schools officials to turn the gas back on at a Pilsen school where a group of women and children have taken up residence to prevent......
  • Pilsen field house sit-in continues as parents reject CPS offer

     
    Parents staging a sit-in at an elementary school field house in Pilsen refused Thursday night to accept a six-month truce from Chicago Public Schools officials. Rosa Gomez, a parent who has joined dozens of others in protest at the Whittier Elementary...
  • Candidates for governor, U.S. Senate crisscross Chicago

     
    UPDATED at 9:44 p.m. with Kirk rally; posted by Jeff Coen, Monique Garcia, Ray Long and Oscar Avila at 6:10 p.m. With the Nov. 2 election rapidly approaching, the leading candidates in the tight races for governor and U.S. Senate......
  • CPS officials offer deal in Pilsen field-house sit-in

     
    In a bid to end a monthlong standoff over the planned demolition of a field house next to Whittier Elementary, Chicago Public Schools officials have offered to install and staff a library inside the Pilsen school and to lease the field house to a...
  • Telling detail

     
    (Rahm) Emanuel got an earful Monday on the first day of his "listening" tour as he prepares to run for mayor. Most Chicagoans he shook hands with - before jumping back in his car and furiously applying hand sanitizer -......
  • Emanuel embarks on listening tour in mayor's race

     
    Posted by John Chase at 4:30 a.m. last updated at 10:25 a.m. Rahm Emanuel's campaign for mayor got underway today without a formal announcement of his bid to replace retiring Mayor Richard Daley. Instead, he is inviting Chicago residents to......
  • Gas cut off -- field house sit-in in Pilsen continues

     
    The gas has been cut off at an elementary school field house in Pilsen where dozens of parents have been staging a sit-in for nearly three weeks in hopes of convincing Chicago Public Schools to remake the building into a library. Araceli Gonzalez, a...
  • Parents stage sit-in to stop demolition of Pilsen field house

     
    Edgar Juarez, 3, center, holds up a sign as parents, residents and other supporters stage a press conference outside Whittier Elementary School this morning. (Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune) Today marks the sixth day of protest by dozens of parents who...
  • 72-year-old with dementia missing from Pilsen

     
    Police are looking for a 72-year-old man with dementia who disappeared from the West Side on Friday. Gabino Ochoa was last seen in the 1800 block of South Ashland Avenue in the Pilsen neighborhood about 9 p.m., according to a police alert issued this...
  • Pilsen man charged in church donation-box burglaries

     
    A Pilsen man with several prior burglary convictions is in jail this weekend after police identified him as a suspect in thefts this spring from two West Side churches' donation boxes -- one while a priest was saying Mass. Ruben Pavon Jr., 47, faces three...
  • South American animal found in Pilsen

     
    Animal control experts have captured a small, furry critter with a long tail in a Chicago neighborhood -- more than 2,000 miles from where it belongs.The kinkajou was found taking a nap on a front porch Thursday in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood. Nobody...