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Chicago: A Civic, Industrial, and Familial History by Andrew Taylor Call Book Discussion & Signing

Sunday, December 9th, 11 am to 2 pm 5529 Lake Park Blvd Light Refreshments will be served Copies of the new book will be for sale and the author will be available to sign copies. A new book, Chicago: A Civic, Industrial, and Familial History, by [...]

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments

HP Book Club Monday, November 19, 2018

Just a reminder that the Hyde Park Book Club will meet this coming Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Hyde Park Historical Society Building at 7:30pm. Rosellen Brown has agreed to join us on to discuss her new novel, The Lake on Fire. "The Lake on Fire is an epic narrative that begins among 19th century Jewish immigrants on a failing Wisconsin farm.

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: bottom left, Previous Events|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society Cable Car Building – Restored and Looking Good!

The Hyde Park Historical Society announces a major achievement in the restoration of its historical cable car building. The exterior work on the building is complete! The deteriorated brickwork has been replaced. The doors and woodwork have been refurbished, repainted and refinished. This effort could not [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: front page|0 Comments

Hyde Park Book Club Change of Venue

Hi Everyone, As you know, we have lost our meeting room space with the closing of Treasure Island. Fortunately, HPHS has finished the exterior work on the building, and that space will be available for upcoming meetings. All future book club meetings will be held at [...]

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: Previous Events|0 Comments

Celebrate The Life of Jazz Pianist Willie Pickens

Dear friends, Last July, a group of friends began to look for a way to honor the wonderful jazz pianist Willie Pickens and his wife, Irma. Great in the world of music, they were also great human beings. What we came up with is a kind [...]

By | October 8th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments

HP Book Club. The Leopold and Loeb Files: An Intimate Look at One of America’s Most Infamous Crimes

HPHS Book Club. Remarkable Women of the University of Chicago: Hanna Holborn Gray, Muriel Beadle, Maude Hutchins

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: bottom left|0 Comments