Near West Side, Chicago

Charlie K., Alex K. Ryan S.

One of the neighborhoods in Near West Side is Greektown. The history behind Greektown is that the first Greeks arrived as ship captains in the 1840s. Also, Greektown is truly the best sampling of Greek heritage outside of Athens. Some attractions are the National Hellenic Museum which is a museum to learn about Greeks. They got popularity by introducing the gyro a Greek cuisine. Another attraction in Greektown is Artopolis, this is a café that serves true European style coffee. A fun fact is that Greektown ia also knownas "The Delta".