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Pullman Historic District

National Park Service interested in telling the Pullman story

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, and U.S. Senators Dick Durbin and Mark Kirk announced Monday the National Park Service has released a study which concludes the Pullman community in Chicago‚Äôs South Side has unique historical significance and is worthy of serious consideration as …

September 09, 2013 3:38 pm

Pullman heritage area is a work in progress

Liking the fall season, I wanted to go to the doings at the Buckley Homestead not far from Lowell and the harvest fest they have, a nice ride and a good chance to see the fall colors in a more rural setting. But it was rainy and my wife talked me out of that trip.

October 18, 2012 12:00 am

Jackson Jr. testifies in support of Pullman Historic Site National Park proposal

U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr. on Friday testified before the Subcommittee on National Parks, Forests and Public Lands in support of H.R. 3894, the Pullman Historic Site National Park Service Study Act.

June 08, 2012 9:45 pm
Jackson urges development of Pullman area as national park

Jackson urges development of Pullman area as national park

U.S. Rep. Jesse L. Jackson Jr., D-Ill., addresses the crowd on Sep. 7, 2009, at Chicago's Labor Day picnic and rally at the site of the Pullman Factory historic site on the Far South Side of Chicago. Jackson announced Tuesday his plan to make the Pullman historic site a national park. Jackso…

January 31, 2012 12:59 pm
Jackson urges development of Pullman area as national park

Jackson urges development of Pullman area as national park

In late May, Flowers line the side of a home in the historic Pullman neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. wants to make the Pullman neighborhood a national park.

January 31, 2012 12:55 pm
Lawmakers pursue national park status for Pullman

Lawmakers pursue national park status for Pullman

A woman walks by some homes in the Pullman Historic District on the South Side of Chicago in 2012.

January 31, 2012 12:53 pm
Jackson urges development of Pullman area as national park

Jackson urges development of Pullman area as national park

CHICAGO | U.S. Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr., D-Ill., plans to sponsor a resolution that could someday result in the remains of the old Pullman rail car factory and surrounding neighborhood being turned into a national park located in the Chicago area.

January 31, 2012 12:45 pm Photos

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Pullman home tours offered today

This past week I ventured out to Chicago's Pullman neighborhood for a writing assignment.

October 09, 2011 12:00 am

Pullman resident's collection recalls the days when neighborhood meant railroad cars

CHICAGO | Alfonso Quiroz worked for 24 years at the old Pullman-Standard Co. plant that built railroad cars used nationwide. When the company folded, he was among employees who were supposed to help dispose of the company's tidbits.

October 08, 2011 6:30 pm

Pullman tours offer a look at history

CHICAGO | The Historic Pullman Foundation and the Pullman Civic Organization will host the 37th annual Pullman House Tour on Saturday and Sunday.

October 07, 2010 12:00 am
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