Showcasing Industrial Innovation, Urban Planning, & Civil Rights in Pullman
How the Pullman National Monument tells a distinctly American story of opportunity and economic development
All national monuments have a story to tell. But the Pullman National Monument on Chicago’s far South Side is special because it showcases several cultural and historic touchstones — industrial innovation, urban planning, civil rights, and the labor movement.
Take a look at the Pullman through GIFs, and read more about how the former Pullman village, a former company town and nownational monument, became an iconic example of architecture, urban planning, and economic development.