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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 [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society History Fair Program

Hear the winners of the Hyde Park Historical Society's award for the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township from the 2017 Chicago Metro History Fair present their projects. Program will include a panel led by Jay Mulberry, past HPHS president, Timuel D. Black, Jr., noted oral historian, and Maryhelen Matijevic, assistant [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, June 19

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be Monday, June 19 at 7:30 pm in the lower level meet-ing room at Treasure Island.

Cable Car Building Restoration

The Hyde Park Historical Society Presents Cable Car Building Restoration Saturday, June 3, 2017 2-4pm   Thanks to generous donations from our members and the Hyde Park community, the restoration of the Hyde Park Historical Society cable car building began May 1, 2017. The Society would like to share the status of this work and [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, April 22, 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 [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, April 17

Hi Everyone, Good to see you all on March 20th. The discussion was animated and interesting.

HPHS in the HP Herald