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A National Tribute to Puerto Rican Arts and Culture in Humboldt Park, Chicago

Perched on the grassy lawns of Chicago's Humboldt Park, the National Museum of Puerto Rican Art (NMPRAC), is a centerpiece of the city's Puerto Rican community, Paseo Boricua. Under the building's arresting red-tiled roof hangs an array of work by artists from the Puerto Rican diaspora.

Paseo Boricua: The Rise of Chicago’s Puerto Rican Promenade

Visit Chicago and you’ll likely find its Chinatown, Greektown and Little Italy on your list of must-see sites. But swing by the lower section of Division Street in Humboldt Park, and you’ll see two, larger-than-life Puerto Rican flags enveloping one of Chicago’s most vibrant Puerto Rican communities...

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