THE PULLMAN STATE HISTORIC SITE

Images in the collection -- Subject Hotel Florence -- Post 1975

An Economic Development Program For The Reuse Of Historic Buildings In Pullman

This report presents findings, analyses and conclusions regarding the market potential for various uses and buildings in Pullman, rehabilitation cost estimates, based upon conceptual design parameters analysis of financial feasibility and recommendations for implementing the reuse program.

Subject: Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Market_Hall; Plans/_Reports/_Studys; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Eskell Photo Shoot at the Hotel Florence

Photo shoot at the Hotel Florence for the Spring 2009 collection of the Chicago based designer Eskell.

Subject: ; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Other Ephemera

Face-lift for a Landmark

Newspaper story about closing of Hotel Florence for rehab.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Friends of the Florence Fundraiser Poster

Matted poster for a fundraiser to take place on Sunday, May 18, 1986 from 4 to 7 p.m.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Format: Artwork

Future uncertain for historic Hotel Florence

Article about the closing of the Hotel Florence for restoration and the moving of the Historic Pullman Foundation from the Hotel.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Governor Thompson Announces Purchase

Proof sheet of photographs showing Governor Thompson announcing the purchase of the Hotel Florence and the Pullman Factory site. Taken at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_History; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Hailing History

Copy of article in Chicago Tribune of Oct. 29, 1999 when First Lady Hilary Clinton came to the Hotel Florence to designate it one of America's Treasures.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic District Expo

Newspaper picture of residents Mario Avignone, Mary Frangella, Mike Wolski, Jan Helge at the Hotel Florance

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Pullman_(General); Pullman_People; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Historic Pullman Foundation Business Card

Tan paper card with black lettering and red logo of Historic Pullman Foundation. Located at Hotel Florence during this period.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Hotel Florence

A negative showing the Hotel Florence, looking north, with enclosed front porch.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Hotel Florence

Article regarding shutting of Hotel by the state.

Subject: ; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Hotel Florence

A negative showing the Hotel Florence, looking north, with enclosed front porch.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Hotel Florence Development Plan Summary

Study done by Environment Seven, Ltd., dated 3-2-84

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Hotel Florence Exterior Porch Work

Collection of 11 photographs taken during porch restoration in 1999.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Hotel Florence Historic Structure Report

A copy of a document prepared for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency detailing various areas of the Hotel and possible future uses.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials - Publications

Hotel Florence Original Heating System

Series of photographs of the original heating system in the Hotel Florence basement.

Subject: ; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Hotel Florence Study for Dining Facilities

Drawings done by Mike Shymanski

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Hotel Florence, a National Landmark

Two articles from The Times, November 11, 1979, describing the Hotel FLorence.

Subject: Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Chicago_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_History; Pullman_(General); Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Hotel Site Improvement Concept Plan

Plan of potential changes to the Hotel Florence site.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Mixed media

Interesting Things... 2000-2003

Series of essays and anecdotes relating to the social history of Pullman, for publication in the Pullman Flyer. Typed original and draft copies, some with photos and banner layout.

Subject: World_War_II; World_War_I; War_Memorial; Victorian_Era_-_general; The_Snow_Cruiser; Regional; Reference; Pullman_Water_Tower; Pullman_Train_Cars; Pullman_Town; Pullman_People; Pullman_Landscape_Design; Pullman_Labor_History; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_Family; Pullman_1998_Factory_Fire; Pullman_-_Post_1975; Pullman_(General); Organizations_--_Pullman_Improvement_Association; Organizations_--_Pullman_Civic_Organization; Organizations_--_Other; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Memorials; Lake_Calumet; Labor_History,_other; Illinois_History; Hotel_Florence_History; Historic_Reference; General/Misc.; Factory_Site; Chicago_History; Beman,_Solon_Spencer; Barrett,_Nathan_Franklin; Architecture; Arcade_Building; Administration_Building; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Model Town Revitalized

Artile from the Economist newspaper, January 5, 1986.

Subject: Pullman_-_Post_1975; Greenstone_Church; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Preserving the Past: Exploring the Prairie Avenue and Pullman historic districts

Article in Where Chicago magazine.

Subject: Pullman_(General); Hotel_Florence_History; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Chicago_History; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

Pullman Images

40 photographic slides showing various images in Pullman: Market square, interior and exterior of Greenstone Church, Hotel Florence interior and exterior and street views. Photos were taken in late 1970s and early 1980s.

Subject: Pullman_Views; Pullman_Houses; Pullman_-_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Greenstone_Church; Format: Photograph (all forms)

Pullman State Historic Site

Invitation to attend Governor Thompson's announcement about the purchase and development of the Pullman Historic Site.

Subject: Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman State Historic Site Hotel Florence

Partial copy of Historic Structure Report for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency. Full record available for viewing at the Bertha Ludlum Reading Room at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials - Other

Pullman's "Grand Old Lady" gets another lease on life

Article from the Chicago Tribune, May 26, 1975.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Format: Printed Materials -- Periodicals

State of Illinois Purchase of Hotel and Factory Announcement

An announcement by the Historic Pullman Foundation about the sale of the Hotel Florence and the remaining Pullman factory buildings.

Subject: Administration_Building; Factory_Site; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Organizations_--_Other; Format: Printed Materials - Other

The Historic Pullman Foundation Victorian Dinner

An invitation to the dinner held on Saturday, September 19, 1987, at the Hotel Florence.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Organizations_--_Historic_Pullman_Foundation; Format: Printed Materials - Other

The Hotel Florence in Pullman

A study for the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency.

Subject: Hotel_Florence_--_Exterior; Hotel_Florence_--_Interior; Hotel_Florence_--_Post_1975; Hotel_Florence_History; Format: Printed Materials - Other

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