The neighborhood of Pilsen is located within the city of Chicago, Illinois.
Those who enjoy a vibrant atmosphere and spending time in green spaces will feel at home in Pilsen. This neighborhood has a large number of places for those looking for a dynamic vibe. Even though this area is not known for its nightlife, the streets are very often busy with people. Parks are easy to get to since there are a few of them close by for residents to check out.
In Pilsen, many of the dwellings are small apartment buildings, while large apartment buildings and duplexes are also present in the housing stock. This area offers mainly one bedroom and two bedroom homes. About 70% of the population of this neighborhood rent their home whereas the remainder are owners. The homes in this area are very old, because many of its dwellings were constructed before the 1960s, while most of the remaining buildings were built 2000.
It is a very short walk to get to both primary and secondary schools from anywhere in Pilsen. Residents benefit from public and private schools at both the elementary and secondary school level. Regarding eating, it is especially convenient to get to both a general and a specialty grocery store on foot from anywhere in Pilsen. Moreover, those who enjoy dining out won't have to walk far in Pilsen, where over 50 restaurants and a few cafes are available. It is also easy to access a selection of clothing stores on foot, for example on 18th Street.
Regardless of the means of transportation, it is very convenient to travel in this area. Walking is especially convenient for home buyers in Pilsen; all daily needs can be carried out on foot, and there are also many businesses nearby. The public transit service in Pilsen is very good. In particular, there are a few bus lines passing through the neighborhood, and bus stops are not very far from most houses. This area is also a fairly convenient part of Chicago for moving around by car. The majority of houses for sale are a short drive from the closest highway, such as Stevenson Expressway.