The Hammer / Palmer Mansion is a historic mansion at 3654-3656 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in the Bronzeville section of Chicago.
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It was built for and home to justice D. Harry Palmer. It was also home to Lu Palmer and her husband. Obsidian House proposed renovating it opening it as a home for its collection on Black journalists. The organization secured a $1.25 million loan to purchase the property in 2021.
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- "Obsidian Collection buys Lu Palmer Mansion at $1.25 million, now needs zoning change". Chicago Sun-Times. May 6, 2021.
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