It's primary day in Illinois!And with politics on our minds, we look back at the strange events of an election day in 1936. On November 3 that year, Richard J. Daley--future Democratic boss, future mayor, future father of a future mayor--was elected to his first political office . . .
Evidence of Pilsen’s rich industrial history can be seen in the factories that line some of its streets--but those buildings weren't all left vacant. Over the years, artists set up shop in some of the spaces in Chicago's East Pilsen and Bridgeport neighborhoods.