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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

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  • Small town in the city

    Small town in the city
    What makes a neighborhood work? Is it the people? The history and culture? Diversity? Or perhaps its status as a destination? Post the question to any number of proprietors who keep shop on the 5000 blocks of North Clark Street, and oddly, their...
  • Libreria Giron

    Libreria Giron
    Libreria Giron in Pilsen is one of three family-owned Giron bookstores in Chicago that specialize exclusively in Spanish-language books. Popular titles range from celebrity authors, such as Ricky Martin ("Yo"), to self-help, political books, best-...
  • Former Northwestern grad student detained in Libya

    A former graduate student at Northwestern University reporting on the unrest in Libya is believed to be a captive of authorities in the North African country and has not been seen or heard from in nearly two weeks. Friends of James Foley, 37, a New...
  • EPA cracks down on Pilsen smelter

    Federal and state officials are cracking down on a smelter in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood after tracing high levels of toxic lead in the air outside an elementary school less than two blocks away. In a legal complaint filed today, the U.S....
  • Feds and state crack down on air pollution outside Chicago school

    Feds and state crack down on air pollution outside Chicago school
    Federal and state officials are cracking down on a smelter in Chicago's Pilsen neighborhood after linking it to high levels of toxic lead in the air outside an elementary school less than two blocks away. In a legal complaint filed Thursday, the U.S....
  • Way of the Cross procession lives in Pilsen

    Way of the Cross procession lives in Pilsen
    Roman Catholics in the Pilsen neighborhood held their 32nd annual Via Crucis Vivente procession today, a traditional re-enactment of the last hours of Jesus. The procession began at Providence of God Church just east of 18th and Halsted streets about 9...
  • Partnerships: Startups, students strategize

    Partnerships: Startups, students strategize
    When entrepreneurs launch companies, they typically suffer from a lack of money to pay staff and consultants. When students pursue undergraduate and graduate business degrees they lack the opportunity for real-world, hands-on experience. Thanks to a...
  • Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution

    Aging Indiana power plant to shut down, cutting Chicago-area air pollution
    One of the nation's dirtiest power plants is shutting down, a move that will scrap a major source of lung- and heart-damaging air pollution in the Chicago area. Facing a federal complaint, more stringent pollution limits and smaller profit margins,...
  • 5 more teachers awarded Golden Apples

    Three Chicago and two north suburban teachers were surprised today with Golden Apple awards, one of the Chicago region’s top teaching honors. This year’s winners, all of whom teach fourth through eighth grade, were selected from a pool of...
  • EPA targets coal-fired power plants

    In a move that portends cleaner air in Chicago and other communities east of the Mississippi, the Obama administration cracked down Tuesday on smog- and soot-forming pollution from coal-fired power plants in 31 states and the District of Columbia. The...
  • Chicago Deals of the Day - Half-Price Coffee, Pasta Class, Bacon Hot Sauce

    Here are the offers from Chicago's daily deals sites for Thursday, July 22. Some are available for more than a day; check the individual sites for details and restrictions. Groupon: 46% off pasta making class at Cooking Fools. That's $45 for the...