Profile for Pilsen, Illinois, IL
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Pilsen is a neighborhood of Chicago
The community was named for the city in Bohemia.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Pilsen. For links to other places called Pilsen, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
In 1877, during a nationwide railroad strike, 30 strikers were killed by the U.S. army.
During the 1950s and 1960s, Mexican immigrants began to settle here and soon became the majority ethnic group.
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IL communities formerly known as Pilsen:
�Lower West Side, Cook County
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