The Pullman was one of several small hotels built around 1910 to service the railroad stations. As a nod to railroad passenger clientele, this hotel was named for the Pullman railroad sleeper cars. By the mid-1920s, the hotel garnered a reputation of catering to ladies of the evening.
Mark Grawemeyer and his childhood friend Leslie Smith bought the Pullman Hotel in 1986 (as pictured), and the adjoining buildings to the south in the 1990s because they were tired of waiting for them to be fixed up. The 2 renovated all of the buildings by themselves!
If you're looking for a place to take a break from the tour, hop into Grawemeyer's, grab a drink, and listen to the "haunted piano"!
Read more about Mark Grawemeyer's renovation journey.