In the Community

Pullman National Monument is a “partnership park,” drawing on the assets and resources of numerous organizations, public agencies, and the Pullman community itself. As the Friends Group for Pullman National Monument, the Historic Pullman Foundation coordinates efforts among Pullman’s various partner groups.

Pullman partners

Pullman State Historic Site
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources owns and preserves the surviving portions of the original Pullman factory complex as well as the Hotel Florence.

National A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum
A museum to promote, honor, and celebrate the legacy of A. Philip Randolph and contributions made by African-Americans to America’s labor history through the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters.

Bielenberg Historic Pullman House Foundation
The foundation is restoring historic Pullman homes to depict life in the Town of Pullman and tell the stories of Pullman executives, workers, families, and the places they lived.

Pullman Civic Organization
An organization of Pullman residents and homeowners promoting the general welfare of the community, preserving its historical significance, and educating others on the area’s significance. Volunteers and working committees strive to continue to make Pullman one of Chicago’s most interesting and safest places to live.

Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives
CNI seeks to revitalize neighborhoods and create jobs by developing high-impact projects, providing financial resources to entrepreneurs, and sustaining long-term community partnerships. Its work in Pullman supports the community in building for the future by investing in housing, diverse employment, ample retail choices, and recreation opportunities.