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Explore the Historic Pullman Gardens This Saturday

Explore the Historic Pullman Gardens This Saturday

This Saturday, June 29th, from 10 AM to 4 PM, immerse yourself in the beauty and history of the Pullman gardens. The Historic Pullman Garden Club warmly invites everyone to their annual Garden Walk. Experience the charm of this historic community through guided and self-guided tours of both public and private gardens. Over 140 years ago, renowned landscape architect Nathan F. Barrett (1845-1919) laid the foundation for what has become a stunning legacy. Today, the residents of Pullman continue this tradition with bold and creative expressions that enhance the neighborhood’s historic charm. During the Garden Walk, you will have the opportunity to explore nine exceptional gardens. These include some of the finest homeowner gardens, exquisite arrangements at historic Pullman buildings like the Pullman Club Coffee Shop, and a rejuvenated community space at Gateway Garden. Event Details: * Date and Time: Saturday, June 29th, 10 AM to 4 PM * Starting Location: Historic Pullman Exhibit Hall, 11141 South Cottage Grove Avenue, Chicago * Tickets: $12 with advance reservations, $15 at the door Support the Historic Pullman Garden Club and their efforts to cultivate and beautify this historic community. To purchase advance tickets, visit HPGC Tickets. For more information, please email historicpullmangardens@gmail.com. Come and enjoy a day of beauty, history, and community in the heart of Pullman!

Fee Concert At Pullman National Historical Park

Fee Concert At Pullman National Historical Park

Experience live music like never before at one of Chicago’s most unique venues! The National Park Service (NPS) and the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR) are excited to present a free concert featuring the indie-folk band, National Park Radio. [Event Details:](https://www.nps.gov/pull/index.htm) Date: June 8, 2024 Time: 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Location: Pullman National Historical Park and State Historic Site, 610 E. 111th St., Chicago, IL 60628 This special outdoor concert will take place on the east side of the historic Car Works and the NPS Visitor Center. Bring your picnic basket and lawn chairs to enjoy an unforgettable evening of music under the open sky. Please note that on-site seating is limited, so come early to secure your spot. No tickets or reservations are required, making it easy for everyone to take part in this extraordinary event at Chicago’s first National Park Site. Don’t miss out on this rare opportunity to enjoy live music in a historic and scenic setting.

Discover One Of the Most Unique Neighborhoods in Chicago At Pullman Railroad Days 2024

Discover One Of the Most Unique Neighborhoods in Chicago At Pullman Railroad Days 2024

Looking to explore a new neighborhood? Head down to Pullman Railroad Days for an unforgettable weekend celebrating the rich heritage of rail travel and the 130th anniversary of the historic Pullman Strike of 1894. This year’s event features three exquisite railcars making their debut: the 1950 Pullman Sleeper-Observation Blue Ridge Club, the 1923 Sleeper-Lounge Dover Harbor, and the stunning 1957 Art Deco Hollywood Beach. These luxurious cars will be on display at the 111th Street/Pullman Metra Electric Station, thanks to Metra and the American Association of Private Rail Car Owners (AAPRCO). Visitors from Chicagoland and beyond can explore the new exhibit, "People of the Pullman Strike," at the Historic Pullman Exhibit Hall throughout the weekend. This exhibit delves into the pivotal events of the 1894 strike, offering a deeper understanding of its impact. Pullman Railroad Days also includes a variety of engaging tours, such as guided visits to the historic Pullman factory grounds and exclusive access to the rarely-open Hotel Florence. Norfolk-Southern will provide a virtual reality experience and display railroad maintenance vehicles, while the CTA will showcase a historic Chicago bus. Numerous other attractions and interactive tents will be available for exploration. Pullman National Historical Park Rangers will host interactive activities throughout the weekend, ensuring fun for the whole family. Enjoy delicious food, entertainment, and endless family-friendly activities. Don’t miss out on this incredible event! A single-ticket entry grants you access to all featured events, including tours of the historic railcars. Advance tickets are available for just $26 on Eventbrite.com. For more information about Pullman