August 12, 2019
October 2, 2017
Community leaders are working hard to foster investment and stability in Humboldt Park, cementing and celebrating the neighborhood’s Puerto Rican identity in a way that welcomes visitors and newcomers but also helps long-time, local residents stay and benefit from the increasingly prosperous environment.
June 30, 2017
Few people have played a larger role in Pilsen’s transformation during the past 27 years than Raul Raymundo, CEO of The Resurrection Project. He is now expanding his organization’s model to other neighborhoods, while he continues to struggle to preserve Pilsen’s identity and affordability.
April 18, 2017
Jeff Maldonado, a longtime Pilsen muralist, turned his personal tragedy into art and opportunity for others through the creation of the J-Def Peace Project.
April 17, 2017
Pilsen’s buildings, alleyways, and even doors are places where artists express their roots, their values, and their opposition to injustice.
April 16, 2017
In January 2017, Ciera Mckissick opened a small gallery and arts incubator on the east side of Pilsen. She’s not from Pilsen, but says she has long been inspired by its art and its people. She is one of a growing number of newcomers attracted to the neighborhood.
April 10, 2017
Hector Duarte’s vibrant, provocative murals reflect the experiences and dreams of immigrants like himself. He grew up in Michoacán, Mexico, but has long made the Pilsen neighborhood his home, and its streets his canvas.
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