Chicago's historic Pullman neighborhood, site of black unionization, eyed for national park

  • by: TAMMY WEBBER , Associated Press
  • Updated: August 23, 2014 - 9:35 AM

CHICAGO — It was a different kind of company town. Chicago's Pullman neighborhood, built by industrialist George M. Pullman in the 19th century, was a sort of blue-collar utopia for people who worked at his state-of-the-art factory, where they built luxurious railroad sleeping cars.

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