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Obama Calls Chicago's Pullman District a 'Milestone' in US Journey

President Barack Obama's designation of Chicago's Pullman Historic District as a national monument on Thursday brings legal protections for the area, once regarded as one of the nation's most endangered historic sites. The district's grand Victorian red-brick buildings once housed the machinery and people that were the beating heart of the Pullman Palace Car Co. in the late 1800s and early 1900s.   In its heyday, Pullman was the premier manufacturer of luxury rail...

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