Historic Marktown homes face BP demolition by WBEZ published on 2014/05/09 02:58:37 +0000 They have stood for nearly a century, but come Monday, ten homes in Northwest Indiana’s historic Marktown have a date with the wrecking ball. Marktown’s planned worker community is often compared to Chicago’s Pullman. Yet it rarely gets the same attention from preservationists. Now under threat from the nearby BP oil refinery, that may be changing. From our Northwest Indiana Bureau, WBEZ’s Michael Puente reports.