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HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, October 15, 2017—2 to 4 PM 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue Light Refreshments will be served The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are so excited to be a semi-finalist in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets. In conjunction with the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and [...]

WE NEED YOU TO HELP SAVE THE CABLE CAR BUILDING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, IL September 25, 2017 – Tucked in the wall at the bottom of a Metra train station in Chicago's Hyde Park community is a 124 year old one-room building resting quietly in the shadow of super stores and townhouses – the last cable car station that survived Chicago's cable car era [...]

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, October 8, 2017—11 to 2 PM 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue Light Refreshments will be served The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are so excited to be a semi-finalist in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets. In conjunction with the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and [...]

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, September 30, 2017—2 to 4 PM 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue Light Refreshments will be served The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are so excited to be a semi-finalist in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets. In conjunction with the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, September 18

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

Open House Chicago

This year the Hyde Park Historical Society is a Community Partner with the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago and we encourage our members to participate in this fun and interesting event. Open House Chicago needs volunteers to help staff the check-in tables at the 200 sites in this year’s events.  If you are interested [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, August 19 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are continuing our exhibit Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher’s Atlas. The exhibit features maps from the atlas between 51st and 59th Streets and Cottage [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Sunday, July 30, 2017 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house.  Our continuing exhibit is: Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher's Atlas.  The exhibit features maps from the atlas between 51st and 59th Streets and Cottage [...]

Memories of 57TH Street & Hyde Park Community Art Fairs

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO AN ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM: "HYDE PARK-KENWOOD STORIES THEN AND NOW" Memories of 57TH Street & Hyde Park Community Art Fairs Did you attend or participate in the 57th Street Art Fair or in the Hyde Park Community Art Fair? Both of these art fairs are celebrating big anniversaries [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Bibliography: Urban Renewal July 17, 2017

Hyde Park Book Club Bibliography: Urban Renewal July 17, 2017   Culture of Opportunity: Obama’s Chicago – The People, Politics and Ideas of Hyde Park, Rebecca Janowitz, 2010.  Chapter 5 – Creating a Racially Balanced Community Out of print. ABE Books https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&an=Rebecca+Janowitz&tn=Culture+of+Opportunity&kn=&isbn= Amazon Kindle Edition: $15.33 CPL: Multiple Locations including Blackstone and Harold [...]