Metropolitan Planning Council - Home

Skip to main content

The Cost of Segregation

Metropolitan Planning Council and Urban Institute are conducting a two-year study based on the hypothesis that by reducing segregation, Chicago and our region will experience faster economic growth and a more equitable quality of life. First phase of the report will be released Spring 2017.

Photo by Dean Terry

News More news »

Events More events »

MPC Roundtable
Pullman Pulling Ahead

March 1, 2017, Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Metropolitan Planning Council
140 S. Dearborn, Suite 1400
Chicago, IL 60603

Chicago’s first National Monument. A bright new Metra station. Local and national business expansion. Increasing incomes and education levels. And winner of MPC’s 2016 Burnham Award for Excellence in Planning. Simply put, the Pullman community has a lot going for it.

And yet, many questions remain. Now that there is a federal presence in Pullman, what does it mean for fulfilling the promise of the National Monument—particularly in light of the new administration? How will economic forces, shifts in industrial land use, and housing market pressures elsewhere in Chicago affect the community? And how do we ensure that all of Pullman and its surrounding neighborhoods benefit from this rising tide?

Pullman’s story of community vitality, economic development and thoughtful planning is one that can inspire many Chicago neighborhoods. Join MPC to hear from some of the leaders instrumental to Pullman’s recent growth, and be part of an important and timely conversation about what comes next.

Tickets available >>

Roundtables »
Lunchtime policy discussions with national experts

Urban Think & Drinks »
Debate and discuss how we shape our urban environment

Annual Luncheon »
Memorable discussions with influential speakers

Sponsor an event »
Help us achieve our objectives and offer dynamic, unique, and accessible events.

This page can be found online at

Metropolitan Planning Council 140 S. Dearborn St.
Suite 1400
Chicago, Ill. 60603
312 922 5616

Sign up for newsletter and alerts »