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Pilsen Chicago apartments are some of the most interesting in the city. If there’s one word to describe Pilsen, it’s “vibrant.”
Apartments in Pilsen put renters in close proximity to get into downtown Chicago while reinforcing a bold and unforgettable identity that can’t be felt in other neighborhoods in the city. The National Museum of Mexican Art, as well as dozens of smaller galleries, provide a cultural anchor for the neighborhood.
Dining in Pilsen
Restaurants serving new American fare and classic Mexican quick bites can be found up and down the length of 18th Street, right in the heart of Pilsen. Dusek’s is a renowned spot to unwind with a cocktail and a five-star meal from award-winning chefs.
Nightlife in Pilsen
Pilsen Chicago apartment renters can make their way over to Thalia Hall for a concert or event. The landmark concert hall has been a Pilsen icon for over a century. Bars proliferate the main drag on 18th Street, and many apartment renters might find it just as enticing to stay and enjoy the atmosphere of their favorite restaurant after finishing a meal.
History in Pilsen
In the 1987 film The Untouchables about Prohibition-era Chicago and the group of police officers and government agents who brought down infamous gangster Al Capone, the home of Eliot Ness (played by Kevin Costner in the film) appears in a couple of scenes. Chicago apartment renters in Pilsen will recognize the exterior of the home at 2030 W 22nd Place as the stand in for Ness’ Chicago home in the film.