Roseland, on the far South Side, once enjoyed the prosperity that came with a booming industrial economy, from the railway coach construction in nearby Pullman to the steel mills and other manufacturers to the east that once attracted highly skilled craftsmen and laborers. But in the 1960s, those fortunes began to fade as the rail car business collapsed and the steel industry entered a long period of decline. Many businesses and residents left. But Roseland's holding on.
||down nearly 10% from 2000
|Racial/ethnic makeup (2010)
||96% African American
|Total occupied units (2010)
||down 9% from 2000
|Owner occupied units (2010)
||down 4% from 2000
|Median household income (2010)
||up 17% from 2000
|Percentage above $50,000 (2010)
||25% above $75,000
Setting Anchors in Pullman, Roseland
- John McCarron, Nov 20, 2012
- Super Walmart, Kroc Community Center and restored historic district redefine South Side neighborhoods
Historic Gately Stadium Reopens After Sweeping Renovation
- Oct 17, 2011
- The Chicago Public Schools and new CEO Jean-Claude Brizard (at lectern) played major roles in renovating Gately Stadium.
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