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Pullman Train Car Poster

Pullman Train Car Poster

This undated advertisement boasts the comfort and luxury of the train cars created by the Pullman Train Car Co. Today, the Chicago neighborhood where the factory was continues to thrive and the structures remain largely unchanged.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT with Phil Potempa: You're invited to fall tours of historic Pullman homes in Chicago

OFFBEAT with Phil Potempa: You're invited to fall tours of historic Pullman homes in Chicago

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

September 21, 2014 12:00 am
Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith is surprised by how few people know the really detailed history of Chicago's Pullman neighborhood on the city's South Side, off the Bishop Ford Expressway at 115th St. and Cottage Grove Avenue.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm Photos

Photos

From Left, Claire Kander (Lutie), E. Faye Butler (Sister Juba) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From Left, Claire Kander (Lutie), E. Faye Butler (Sister Juba) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From left, Claire Kander (Lutie), E. Faye Butler (Sister Juba) and Anderson Edwards (Shorty) in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
Set Designer Riccardo Hernández And Director Chuck Smith In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Set Designer Riccardo Hernández And Director Chuck Smith In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Set Designer Riccardo Hernández and Director Chuck Smith in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
From Left, Senuwell L. Smith (Twist), Claire Kander (Lutie) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From Left, Senuwell L. Smith (Twist), Claire Kander (Lutie) And Anderson Edwards (Shorty) In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

From left, Senuwell L. Smith (Twist), Claire Kander (Lutie) and Anderson Edwards (Shorty) in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
Cleavant Derricks, Who Plays Sylvester Sykes, In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Cleavant Derricks, Who Plays Sylvester Sykes, In Rehearsal For "Pullman Porter Blues" At Goodman Theatre Running Sept. 14 Through Oct. 20.

Cleavant Derricks, who plays Sylvester Sykes, in rehearsal for "Pullman Porter Blues" at Goodman Theatre running Sept. 14 through Oct. 20.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
George M. Pullman

George M. Pullman

Railroad magnate George M. Pullman, one of the kings of the industrial revolution who ushered in the turn of the century, was famous for his Pullman's Palace Car Company and the luxury train cars manufactured at his factory on Chicago's South Side.

September 24, 2013 1:00 pm
Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Right On Track: Chicago premiere of 'Pullman Porter Blues' story of hope and dreams of equality for southside train fame neighborhood

Goodman Theatre Resident Director Chuck Smith is surprised by how few people know the really detailed history of Chicago's Pullman neighborhood on the city's South Side, off the Bishop Ford Expressway at 115th St. and Cottage Grove Avenue.

August 25, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

OFFBEAT: Liberace would have loved Chicago's Pullman Christmas homes

OFFBEAT: Liberace would have loved Chicago's Pullman Christmas homes

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 06, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Region Newsman Tom Higgins celebrating 80th birthday this weekend

OFFBEAT: Region Newsman Tom Higgins celebrating 80th birthday this weekend

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 07, 2012 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Time for Chicago's historic Pullman 2011 neighborhood's holiday home tours

OFFBEAT: Time for Chicago's historic Pullman 2011 neighborhood's holiday home tours

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 10, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Pullman receives national honor in time for weekend's historic homes tour

OFFBEAT: Pullman receives national honor in time for weekend's historic homes tour

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 05, 2011 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: New Hollywood Casino includes rare celebrity items

OFFBEAT: New Hollywood Casino includes rare celebrity items

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 09, 2010 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Time for Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood's holiday home tours

OFFBEAT: Time for Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood's holiday home tours

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

December 08, 2010 12:00 am
Trained

Trained

TRAINED - - This undated advertisement boasts the comfort and luxury of the train cars created by the Pullman Train Car Co. Today, the Chicago neighborhood where the factory was continues to thrive and the structures remain largely unchanged. (Provided Archive Image)

October 06, 2010 12:00 am
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