Pilsen, Little Italy, and Chinatown Travel Guide
  • Photo: <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/puroticorico/1815004901/">Pilsen Mural In The Making</a> by Richie Diesterheft

Pilsen, Little Italy, and Chinatown

A jumble of ethnic neighborhoods stretches west of the Loop and from the south branch of the Chicago River to the Eisenhower Expressway (I–290). Once home to myriad 20th-century immigrants, the area is now dominated by Pilsen's Mexican community, Little Italy, and the University of Illinois's Medical District and Circle Campus.


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