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MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

MARC CHASE: History geeks unite behind Pullman National Park plan

I'm truly a national park junky and frequently haul my family along for the ride, perhaps sometimes as hostages.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Officials should seize Pullman park opportunity

Under-appreciated and even unheralded historical and natural treasures abound in Northwest Indiana and the southern Chicago region — assets that possess the ability to teach us valuable lessons from our past while also attracting tourism and the local revenue that follows.

August 29, 2014 12:00 am

Historic review commission proposed for East Chicago

EAST CHICAGO | The East Chicago councilman representing the Marktown district has drafted an ordinance preserving historic sites in the city.

May 28, 2014 7:15 pm
Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

Residents of Illinois, Indiana and Michigan, hold a rally to urge President Barack Obama to reject a Keystone XL pipeline at Marktown Park in East Chicago. Local groups included the Indiana Chapter of the Sierra Club, Calumet Project, Northwest Indiana Federation of Interfaith Organizations …

May 17, 2014 6:08 pm
Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

People hold a rally to urge President Barack Obama to reject the Keystone XL pipeline at Marktown Park in East Chicago. Local groups included the Indiana Chapter of the Sierra Club, Calumet Project, Northwest Indiana Federation of Interfaith Organizations and Marktown residents with the Save…

May 17, 2014 6:08 pm
Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

Residents of Chicago, Indiana and Michigan hold a rally to urge President Barck Obama to reject a Keystone XL pipeline at Marktown Park in East Chicago. Local groups included the Indiana Chapter of the Sierra Club, Calumet Project, Northwest Indiana Federation of Interfaith Organizations and…

May 17, 2014 6:08 pm
Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

Group rallies to draw attention to environmental concerns

Thomas Frank, former president of the Redevelopment Commission, apeaks during a rally to urge President Barack Obama to reject a Keystone XL pipeline at Marktown Park in East Chicago. Local groups included the Indiana Chapter of the Sierra Club, Calumet Project, Northwest Indiana Federation …

May 17, 2014 6:08 pm
Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

EAST CHICAGO | Marktown residents raised their voices and signs in protest Monday as a hotel that for decades housed new workers in surrounding industries fell to the wrecking ball.

May 12, 2014 7:49 pm Photos

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Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

Marktown resident Manuel Garcia walks past the remains of the old Mark Hotel on land that BP has purchased in Marktown in East Chicago.

May 12, 2014 7:15 pm
Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

Crews demolish the old Mark Hotel on land that BP has purchased in Marktown in East Chicago.

May 12, 2014 7:15 pm
Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

Marktown residents protest demolition of historic buildings

E.C.'s Marktown residents pose for a group photograph for the Save Marktown Facebook page while protesting the demolition of buildings purchased by BP. The old Mark Hotel was demolished Monday.

May 12, 2014 5:37 pm
Marktown residents seek help from E.C. Council

Marktown residents seek help from E.C. Council

A school bus drives through Marktown in East Chicago.

April 29, 2014 7:51 am

Marktown residents concerned about losing historic houses

EAST CHICAGO | Ten houses in the Marktown neighborhood that were sold to BP are scheduled for demolition May 5, renewing residents' concerns about preserving the history of their homes.

April 23, 2014 8:00 pm
Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

EAST CHICAGO | Marktown residents are seeking answers from East Chicago on why a revitalization plan crafted five years ago for the community wasn't carried out.

March 30, 2013 11:22 pm Photos

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Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Juan Laureano poses for a portrait at his home in the Marktown neighborhood in East Chicago. Laureano has purchased and renovated two homes in the neighborhood.

March 29, 2013 12:37 pm
Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Miguel Suarez poses for a portrait outside his home in the Marktown neighborhood in East Chicago. Suarez, 28, grew up in the house.

March 29, 2013 12:37 pm
Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Miguel Suarez poses for a portrait outside his home in the Marktown neighborhood in East Chicago. Suarez, 28, grew up in the house.

March 29, 2013 12:37 pm
Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

BP can be seen from Marktown neighborhood in East Chicago.

March 21, 2013 9:16 pm
Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Houses in the Pullman neighborhood of Chicago.

March 21, 2013 9:17 pm
Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

Marktown residents want answers on revitalization plan

A mural showing the history of the Pullman neighborhood in Chicago.

March 21, 2013 9:16 pm
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