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FAQ: New National Monument at Pullman Shines a Spotlight on Community Spirit and Our Shared Heritage

Earlier today, President Obama stood in front of hundreds of community advocates in Chicago and declared Pullman a national monument. […]

One Step Closer to Chicago’s First National Park

Today, just days after the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday, Congress is one step closer to preserving a Chicago […]

The clock tower and administration building in the Pullman Historic District in the 19th century.

Labor Day Has Its Roots in Chicago’s Historic Pullman Neighborhood

With the Labor Day holiday approaching, have you ever wondered why it exists? Long before the backyard family get-togethers and […]

Advocates working to establish a national park in Chicago enjoy the Lowell National Historical Park in Massachusetts.

Park Advocates in Chicago See Future Possibilities in the Past at Lowell, Massachusetts

Chicago’s south side is home to some of America’s most fascinating and important stories. The Pullman Historic District is where, […]