Pullman Historic District

Bounded by 103rd St., C.S.S. and S.B. Railroad spur tracks, 115th St. and Cottage Grove Ave., Chicago, Illinois

Photos 

Pullman Company Administration Building & Shops

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

This building of Romanesque design, whose exterior has survived fairly well through a series of uses, was one of the principal buildings in the company town built by George M. Pullman for the Pullman Palace Car Works, and exhibits a unique combination of administrative and manufacturing activities. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS IL-1091)

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on October 8, 1969
Reference number
69000054
Architectural style
Victorian: Queen Anne
Areas of significance
Industry; Community Planning and Development; Landscape Architecture; Architecture; Social History
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
District
Historic functions
Rail-related; Institutional housing; Manufacturing facility; Business
Current functions
Single dwelling; Business; Manufacturing facility; Multiple dwelling
Period of significance
1875-1899
Significant years
1880; 1884

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