Pullman is now a National Monument!


42nd Annual Historic Pullman House Tour

Labor Day Bike Ride! September 7, 2015

Annual Labor Day Celebration on Monday, Sept. 7. Festivities begin at 12:30pm, program at 1:30

"Blue Lines" a neighborhood installation by mosnart artist-in-residence Erica Jane Huntzinger. Opens July 24th, 2015 - through Labor Day

"The Complete Works of William Shakespeare" Sunday, August 23 at 1:00pm

21st Annual Garden Walk - A Garden Tour and Tea June 27, 2015

3rd Annual Pullman Day-Before-Father's-Day Music, Poetry, Art, & Dance Jam @ Argus Brewery on June 20 @ 6p-10p!

Christy Webber, Chicago’s Premiere Landscaper Sunday, March 22nd from 3pm – 5pm

Mar 31, 2015 7:00 PM, Concert reading of August Wilson's "Gem of the Ocean" Historic Pullman Foundation Visitor Center. Free tickets

The Garden Club's Winter Lecture - Sunday January 25th, 2015 at the Historic Pullman Center, 614 E 113th St, at 3pm

19th Annual Candlelight Tour- December 14, 2014

Oct 25th and 26th at 2pm - 7pm

Sunday October 26, 2014
A Theatre-Hikes production

October 18th and 19th, 2014
5 Pullman sites!

Saturday, October 18 at 2:00pm - 9:00pm
Coop Op Harvest Festival and Haunted Lot!

October 11th and 12th, 2014 11:00am - 5:00pm

Companion Animal Blessing on Sunday, October 5th

Part 1 - Groundwork Community Iron Pour: Sept 14, 2014 1:00pm – evening

Part 2 - Groundwork Installation: Clock Tower Installation opening night Sept 19, 2014 through Oct 20, 2014

"Go For It" Matthew Hoffman - Market Hall installation Saturday, opening August 23, 2014 2-5pm

46th Annual Pullman Love-In Hotel Florence Sept 1, 2014

Labor Day Celebration at Pullman State Historic Site Factory - Monday, September 1 at 1:00pm - 5:00pm

50 Pullman Arts and Music Festival Saturday, August 23, 2014 2-11pm

Alice in Wonderland Saturday, August 9 and Sunday, August 10, 2014

The 20th Annual Garden Walk– A Garden Tea and Tour. On Saturday June 28th, 2014 from 10am – 4pm

2014 Sunday Tour Season 1st and 3rd Sundays

- a celebration of here, here.

Saturday April 5, 2014 an artist reception 5pm - 7pm

Sunday April 6, 2014 an open house 1pm - 5pm

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The Pullman State Historic Site is proud to present singer/songwriter/ musicians Chris Vallillo and Bucky Halker in a performance of Illinois Labor and Roots music. Saturday, April 5 at 3:00pm - Pullman State Historic Site Factory Complex 11057 S. Cottage Grove – Free Parking

Chicago Sneak Preview Premier - "The Heiress and her Chateau" Historic Pullman Visitor Center - March 30, 2014 at 2:30 PM
Limited seating - Your must reserve your seats through brownpaper tickets.

The Cooperation Operation: How interdisciplinary approaches have the power to reinvent urban space - Sunday, March 23, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Historic Pullman Center, 614 East 113th Street, Chicago IL 60628

From Slave to State Legislator: John W.E. Thomas, Illinois’ First African American Lawmaker with author David Joens Sunday, February 23, 2014, 3 p.m. to 5 p.m.

18th Annual Candlelight Walk Sunday, December 8 at 4:00pm

"Theatre-Hikes and Pullman State Historic Site present: The Passion of Dracula" -

"Community" - an interactive chalk mural on 111th and St Lawrence. What is your vision for a contemporary utopian community?
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Glass Prairie by Lindsay Obermeyer (Oct.-Nov. 2013)

October 19-20, 2013 150 site throughout Chicago - 6 in Pullman! Free!

40th Annual House Tour on Saturday, October 12 and Sunday, October 13, 2013 Click here for info and advance ticket sales!

Art Show and Sale at the factory site - October 12 & 13, 2013

Art show and mural painting at the co-op October 12 & 13, 2013

Labor Day Bike Ride!

September 2, 2013...


Support Chicago Bike Share in Pullman! Click here!

19th Annual Garden Walk. The Historic Pullman Garden Club invite you back to the Victorian era of the 1880s during the Garden Tea and Tour on Saturday July 13, 2013, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Cooperation Operation now officially has a Kickstarter!! Check it out, donate, get some awesome handmade things!! :)

Join the National Parks Conservation Association in their support of establishing the Historic Pullman District as Chicago's first national park. Add your name to the list of signers today.

Pullman Community Organic Food Garden 2013 Chili Cook Off Sunday, April 14, 2013 1:00pm until 4:00pm at the Pullman Factory Site $5.00 admission goes to support the community food growing effort in Pullman. YUM!

Pullman Artspace will be participating in the 10th annual Creative Chicago Expo taking place Friday March 1 and Saturday March 2, 2013, at the Chicago Cultural Center, 10 am - 4 pm. Workshops, Vendors, Keynotes | Admission Free

Pullman Candlelight House Walk - Sunday Dec. 9th, 4pm-6:30pm, with reception and silent auction until 7:30pm.

You are cordially invited to the official Launch Party of the Pullman Art Space Survey! Monday, October 29, 2012 - 6:30pm until 8:30pm at the Pullman Factory site.

2012 Pullman Dia de los Muertos Altar Walk Saturday, October 27, 2012 4:00pm until 6:00pm

The Historic Pullman Foundation and the Pullman Civic Organization will host their 39th Annual House Tour on Saturday, October 13 and Sunday, October 14, 2012.

South Of The Loop Art Show Saturday, October 13, 2012 to Sunday, October 14, 2012 at the Factory site.

Argus Brewery Disc Golf Open and Oktoberfest Celebration Sponsored by Argus Brewery, Friends of Pullman and The Pullman State Historic Site Saturday, October 6, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (PDT) Chicago, IL

"Before I Die" Public Art Installation Sunday, August 5, 2012 at 9:00am

The Grammy Award-winning Mariachi Divas on Saturday, June 23rd, 2012 at 7PM in the Historic Pullman Clock Tower - Factory building. This event is free, family-friendly, and public.

18th Annual Pullman Garden Walk - "Art in Bloom" on Saturday June 16, 2012, from 10 am - 4 pm.

North Pullman Parade of Homes Sunday May 6th - Parade of Homes ~ 12 pm - 4 pm (*Income restrictions and NSP guidelines apply)

2nd Annual Chili Cook-Off Sunday, April 15, 2012 - 1:00pm until 4:00pm at Pullman Urban Gardens/Pullman State Historic Site

George M. Pullman's 181st Birthday Party - Saturday, March 3, 2012 - 1:00pm until 4:00pm FREE!

Could the city's Pullman community become home to Chicago's first national park? by Lee Bey

Pullman named one of 10 "Great Neighborhoods" for 2011 by the American Planning Association

Historic Pullman Candlelight House Tour Sunday December 11, 2011 3:30 - 7:00 Advance Tickets $35.00 per person through December 5th

2011 Pulllman Dia de los Muertos Altar Walk Sunday, October 30 · 4:00pm - 7:00pm Guest Artist DANA DAY
Part of Chicago Artist Month

Pullman: From Historic Landmark to Contemporary Art Community
Sunday, October 23, 2011
1:00pm - 3:00pm

38th Annual House Tour
October 8 & 9, 2011
from 11 am - 5 pm


South of the Loop Art Show & Sale in conjunction with the Pullman House Tour Walk Saturday & Sunday Oct 8 & 9

featuring a new film...

"Through the Needle" Trailer - A short-film from The Inner Below Starring: Steven Saines, Katie Gamble and Sara Sylvan. Written and Directed by Benjamin Capps.

Hobofest 2011 Saturday & Sunday August 27-28

Film screening: The Vanishing of the Bees Sunday, August 21 · 3:00pm - 6:00pm Pullman State Historic Site
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3rd Annual Pullman Family Reunion 2011 Saturday, August 6 · 11:00am - 8:00pm
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Mosnart artist Gyun Hur - "I Dreamed Your Utopia... "
Preview Opening at the Hotel Florence Friday, June 17, 2011 6:00pm - 8:00pm

June 18, 2011

Pullman Garden Walk
with an Installation titled: “I Dreamed Your Utopia” by international artist Gyun Hur

Pullman & Gately Park Farmers Market – Wednesdays, mid-June thru October - 111th Place & Cottage Grove Avenue (Arcade Park). Free Parking.
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Guided Walking Tours of the Pullman Historic District See events page...

Pullman Historic District - a place to share pullman news and events

Pullman Urban Gardners - Organic community food garden

The Beman Committee page

Mosnart - an art installation space in a pullman transom

HPF - Historic Pullman Foundation Page


A State Landmark district in 1969, a National Landmark district in 1971 and a City of Chicago Landmark district in 1972

(1) Photo courtesy of Mike Poynton - all rights reserved

The first planned industrial town in America - Circa 1880’s

House Tour - Garden Walk - Victorian Dinner - State Site Events - and more!...

George M. Pullman - The Town of Pullman - Pullman Today

A unique place to learn more about Pullman

Stop by and take a look at the progress!

Historic Pullman Foundation - Pullman Civic Organization - Garden Club & More...

Directions to Pullman via road or train. - Come visit Pullman Soon!

A bulletin board for buying, selling, trading, and bartering goods and services within Historic Pullman... all new!

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"Pullman is the only city of the world built artistically in every part, and from a central thought within one man." -1883, Mrs. Duane Doty, The Town of Pullman

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