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What Is Going On Here?

You may have noticed that our historic cable car building is boarded up. This is a good thing. We have entered the next phase of our multi‐year effort to restore/refurbish/repair the building. We are currently having badly‐needed work done on the doors and windows, and expect it to last through December 2018. This whole process, which started in 2014, has [...]

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: 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, Events, front page|0 Comments

Remarkable Women of the U of C: Hanna Holborn Gray, Muriel Beadle, Maude Hutchins

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

By | September 4th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments

“HYDE PARK-KENWOOD STORIES THEN AND NOW” Commemorating 150 Years of St. Thomas the Apostle

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

DIRTY WATERS: CONFESSIONS OF CHICAGO’S LAST HARBOR BOSS

Hi Everyone, Here is a flyer for our upcoming program on Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss. Author Robert J. Nelson, a third generation south-sider and longtime resident of the Highlands, was appointed by Mayor Harold Washington to clean up and modernize management of Chicago's harbors. Nelson will discuss harbor corruption and historical aspects of the Jackson Park [...]

By | July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Previous Events|0 Comments

“No Blacks in the ‘White City’? Frederick Douglass at the Haitian Pavilion…

“No Blacks in the ‘White City’? Frederick Douglass at the Haitian Pavilion Sunday, July 15 at HPHS—5529 S. Lake Park 2 PM (Doors Open at 1:30 PM) REGISTRATION REQUIRED Presentation Limit 30 (Ticket Required) Tour—Open, No Ticket Required Registration Link Below: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/no-blacks-in-the-white-city-frederick-douglass-at-the-haitian-pavilion-the-challenge-to-the-status-tickets-47622752936 Tour Map ONLY TICKETED, REGISTERED PARTICIPANTS WILL BE GUARANTEED A SEAT. SEATS ARE LIMITED - Eventbrite [...]

By | July 9th, 2018|Categories: Events, Previous Events|0 Comments