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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 [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments

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? [...]

By | July 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | June 25th, 2017|Categories: bottom left, front page, Previous Events|0 Comments

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. [...]

By | June 15th, 2017|Categories: Previous Events|0 Comments

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.

By | June 14th, 2017|Categories: Previous Events|0 Comments

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 [...]

By | May 21st, 2017|Categories: Previous Events|0 Comments