Humboldt Park

Humboldt Park es una area historica en Chicago con una fuerte poblacion de Puerto Rico

El barrios hace borde con Western Ave Pulaski y Armitage , el nombre de Humboldt era dado por el Aleman Von humboldt

Este Barrios Basicamente fue totalmente conquistado por una poblacion masiva de puerto rico que vieron en el las posibilidades de una vida buena .

La poblacion de Puerto Rico entro en este barrio o inmigro a el entre los 1950 y 1960 y ahan mantenido el barrio hasta ahora con sus tradiciones y costumbres .

Humboldt park es una area bonita sobre todo si nos acercamos a las avenidad grandes , sobre todo por el tipo de construccion historica como son los edificios de ladrillo gris.

La Venta de casas en Este area se divide en 2dos

  • Venta de casas en la zona Sur

    La cual empieza en los bajos $20,000 hasta los 250K

  • Venta de casas en la zona Norte

    La cual empieza en los $90,000 hasat los 500K dependiendo del area o mas !

La venta de casas en Humboldt park siempre ha sido buena y los habitantes de humboldt hacen agradable vivir alli por su amabilidad y honestidad.


In conventional use, the neighborhood's borders include Western Avenue to the east, Pulaski Road to the west, Armitage Avenue to the North and Chicago Avenue to the south. The Humboldt Park Community Area, which many statistics about the area refer to, is west of that area; its borders are the Belt Railway on the west, just east of Cicero Avenue; the Union Pacific tracks to the south, along Kinzie Street; Bloomingdale Avenue on the north; and Humboldt Boulevard, Humboldt Park, and Sacramento Boulevard on the east. The railyards southeast of Grand and Sacramento are also part of the Community Area.

The park was named for Alexander von Humboldt, a German naturalist famed for his five-volume work, "Cosmos: Draft of a Physical Description of The World". Interestingly enough, his single visit to the United States did not include Chicago. The creation of Humboldt and several other west side parks provided beauty, linked together via Chicago's historic boulevard system. The park is flanked by large graystone homes.

Most of the neighborhood was annexed into the city in 1869, the year the park was laid out. The fact that this area stood just beyond the city's fire code jurisdiction as set out after the 1871 fire made inexpensively built housing possible.

As soon as the 1950s, Puerto Ricans settled the area. Many came directly from Puerto Rico as migration was averaging over ten thousand Puerto Ricans per year in the 1950s and '60s, throughout the United States. Others came from the local neighborhoods of Old Town and Lincoln Park where a large prime real estate area of Chicago, near Lake Michigan and downtown, gentrified and Puerto Ricans were displaced. The infamous Division Street Riots resulted in the start of organizations for Puerto Rican rights in 1966. Organizations like the L.A.D.O.(Latin American Defense Organization), S.A.C.C.(Spanish Action Committee of Chicago)and the Caballeros de San Juan and Damas de Maria, helped to slow down the riot caused by a police shooting of an unarmed youth. At another smaller riot in 1969, the Young Lords worked with criminal gangs like the Latin Kings,the Latin Disciples and the above mentioned community organizations to build unity and to redirect youth energies toward empowerment strategies. There were several solidarity marches from Lincoln Park to Humboldt Park and to City Hall; demanding social services,an end to police brutality and an end to neighborhood displacement.

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