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HP Book Club Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019 Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park 7:30pm Explore Chicago with Greg Borzo: Lost Restaurants of Chicago Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains Chicago Cable Cars All are welcome!

Hyde Park Historical Society: Nancy Hays Project

Dear Friends, Nancy Campbell Hays (1923/2007), a beloved Hyde Park photographer, activist and preservationist, arrived in Chicago in 1958 from NYC at the age of 35 and would remain here, building her legacy and supporting the local community, the rest of her life. She worked as a photographer for the Hyde Park Herald, crafted innovative [...]

Book Discussion: FADING ADS OF CHICAGO

SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2019 FADING ADS OF CHICAGO JOSEPH MARLIN Follow Joe Marlin on his journey to photo document the city’s advertisements painted on the walls of buildings where they outlasted the way of life they represented. From national brands to mom-and-pop shops, his collection offers a glimpse of a bygone era. [...]

HP Book Club Monday, July 15, 2019

Monday, July 15, 2019 Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park 7:30pm Women Warriors: An Unexpected History Pamela D. Toler All are welcome!

Come march with the Hyde Park Historical Society in the annual 4th on 53rd Parade

Come march with the Hyde Park Historical Society in the annual 4th on 53rd Parade Thursday July 4, 2019 from 10:30-1:30. Meet at the staging ground at 5300 S. Lake Park Avenue. The Parade route is Lake Park South to 55th Street East to Hyde Park Boulevard North to 53rd Street West ending in Nichols [...]

HP Book Club Monday, June 17, 2019

Monday, June 17, 2019 Hyde Park Historical Society   5529 S. Lake Park   7:30pm   Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago’s Last Harbor Boss --Robert J. Nelson

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, June 8, 2019 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4 pm All are welcome! Light refreshments Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60637

Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park

The Hyde Park Historical Society, Friends of the Parks and the Jackson Park Advisory Council present a Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park:   This program provides a rare opportunity to explore Jackson Park during the nighttime.  Expert historians will provide interpretation highlighting the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society History Fair Program

Meet the winners of the Society's award for the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township from the 2019 Chicago Metro History Fair.