Maxwell St Police Station
Urban art, with items like vintage luggage fashioned into speakers. The gallery is usually only open during the art hop.
Chicago Arts District
Pilsen's art galleries are known collectively as the Chicago Arts District. There are 20 or so galleries, and they tend to be small,...
A distinct neighborhood hot spot, Simone's packs in the young and beautiful from around Pilsen. Recycled and found materials comprise...
Al’s #1 Italian Beef
Piled high with savory beef that soaks through the thick bun, Al's inexpensive sandwich is one of Chicago's culinary hallmarks. This is...
Lonely Planet review
This station, two blocks west of Halsted St, exemplified the corruption rife in the Chicago Police Department in the 1920s. At one time, five captains and about 400 uniformed police here were on the take.