ENR Midwest

Midwest On the Scene: November 2022 November 9, 2022 Landmarks Illinois has announced the 2022 recipients of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Preservation Awards, an annual program now in its 29th year that celebrates preservation efforts in Illinois. A jury of preservation professionals from across Illinois selected the 2022 winners based on a project’s positive […]

Detroit Public TV’s Great Lakes Now

Detroit Public TV’s Great Lakes Now presents “ Greening the Pullman Neighborhood,” a televised segment that explores the work of CNI, Alderman Beale, and others that are revitalizing the community and is a model for community renewal.

WGN9 Chicago

Culver’s Joins Pullman’s Revitalization Effort By Sean Lewis WGN 9 Midday News November 8, 2021 CHICAGO — The effort to revitalize Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood got a boost today with the opening of the first casual sit-done dining restaurant in decades.

CBS2 Chicago

Pullman National Monument Visitor Center Officially Opens By Asal Rezaei September 6, 2021 at 11:20 am CHICAGO (CBS) – This Labor Day is a historic one on Chicago’s South Side. The mayor, governor, and other political heavyweights came out for the official grand opening of the Pullman National Monument, where Labor Day was born.   […]

The Washington Post

These Chicago residents are trying to revitalize their neighborhood without gentrification For decades, governments have favored rental housing for low-income Americans. North Lawndale is a test case of whether homeownership is a better bet. By Kyle Swenson October 22, 2021 at 6:00 a.m. EDT CHICAGO — For decades, North Lawndale has been slipping into weedy […]

Washington Post

These Chicago Residents are Trying to Revitalize Their Neighborhood without Gentrification For decades, governments have favored rental housing for low-income Americans. North Lawndale is a test case of whether homeownership is a better bet. Two single-family homes developed by Lawndale Christian Development Corporation sit along South Avers Avenue in the North Lawndale neighborhood of Chicago. […]

Preservation Magazine

Transitions: Places Restored, Threatened, Saved, and Lost RESTORED PULLMAN ARTSPACE LOFTS In May the renovated Pullman Artspace Lofts marked the first new multifamily residential development in Chicago’s Pullman neighborhood in more than 60 years. Nonprofit groups Artspace, Chicago Neighborhood Initiatives, and PullmanArts worked to rehabilitate two long-vacant 1880s buildings that once housed workers at George […]

Chicago Tribune

Pullman Artspace Lofts complex marks historic community’s first multifamily development in 60 years The Pullman Artspace Lofts on South Langley Avenue in Chicago consists of two buildings from the 1880s, one seen at left, and new construction on what had been a vacant lot, at right. The lofts are the first new multifamily housing built […]

WLS7 Chicago

Pullman Artspace Lofts, which provides affordable housing and a community center, is an adaptive reuse of two, long-abandoned, rehabbed historic buildings that were once threatened to be demolished.   By Sarah Schulte WLS Channel 7 TV CHICAGO — The first new residential development built in the South Side historic district of Pullman in more than 60 […]