Yearly Archives: 2015

Positioning Pullman – Open House

Positioning Pullman is a collaborative ideas workshop, hosted by the National Parks Conservation Association and the American Institute of Architects - Chicago Chapter, and is intended to help guide the development of America’s newest urban national monument. From April 16th-18th, teams of volunteer urban planners, architects, landscape architects, engineers, economists and historians will convene to contribute…
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Obama’s Pullman: It’s a Monument, Not a Park, And How

At a Glance: Why did Obama create Pullman as a National Monument, and not a National Park? -The Antiquities Act of 1906 at the President’s disposal to create National Monuments -Pullman represents a unique and culturally significant architectural installation in American History -Illinois, his home state, currently has no national monuments OR national parks -Monument…
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