Pullman National Monument

 

  

 

 


Located in what is now the Pullman community area of Chicago, the district includes the Pullman factory and the Hotel Florence, named after his daughter. Also within the district is the Pullman Railroad Porters National Museum named for the prominent leader A. Philip Randolph, which recognizes and explores African American labor history. Parts of the site, in recent decades have been owned by the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency prior to gifting them to the federal government. The area is east of Cottage Grove Avenue, from East 103rd St. to East 115th St.[ It was named a Chicago Landmark district on October 16, 1972. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places on October 8, 1969 and declared a National Historic Landmark on December 30, 1970.

This district was named a National Monument on February 19, 2015, making it a component of the National Park System. - Source: Wikipedia