Thought by some to be “the perfect town,” Pullman has a complicated legacy of urban planning, corporate social engineering and architectural excellence.
The Pullman Company transformed passenger rail travel in America through innovative design, manufacturing, and operations of luxury rail cars.
The Pullman Strike of 1894 shaped the American labor movement, including spurring the national adoption of Labor Day.
The Pullman neighborhood is home to the National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum, which celebrates these Black heroes of the great migration, civil rights and labor rights.
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