August 5, 2014 – Curbed Chicago – City and State to Rehab 35 Buildings in Historic Pullman District
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan and Mayor Rahm Emanuel have announced today that the state will earmark $1.5 million to help rehab 35 buildings in the historic Pullman neighborhood on the far South Side. Founded in the 1880s by industrialist George Pullman, the neighborhood was once the home to the Pullman Palace Car Company, and was one of the midwest’s most important factory towns. Today, many of the historic buildings still remain, however the city and state will step in to help rehab and flip nearly three dozen properties in the area. Read Full Article
Read more about ULI Chicago’s Pullman State Historic Site TAP conducted in October 2011 outlining recommendations for redevelopment of the historic site and the surrounding community.