The Humboldt Park neighborhood is known for its dynamic social and ethnic demographic change over the years. In recent years this neighborhood has become a Puerto Rican cultural epicenter that gushs with national pride and Spanish Colonial architecture. You will find authentic Latin cuisine, specialty shopping, and the Institute of Puerto Rican Arts & Culture, a notable ethnic tribute to the area’s heritage.
The neighborhood’s Puerto Rican People’s Parade is one of the highest attended Latino celebrations in the country, boasting more than one-million attendees every year. The area also hosts Fiesta Boricua, an annual block party that draws thousands of visitors every summer.