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Hyde Park’s Independent Booksellers: Use Them or Lose Them

Saturday, September 21, 2019 2:00 - 4:00 pm 57th Street Wines, 1448 E. 57th Street (once home to the legendary O’Gara & Wilson bookstore) Free and open to the Public Featuring: Jack Cella, Past general manager, Seminary Co-op Bookstores (1970-2013) Jeff Deutsch, General manager, Seminary Co-op Bookstores (2013-Present) Brad Jonas, Managing co-owner of Powell's Books Mary Rowles, Publishers’ consultant and [...]

By | August 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|Comments Off on Hyde Park’s Independent Booksellers: Use Them or Lose Them

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!

By | August 14th, 2019|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|0 Comments

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 advertising campaigns for the Hyde [...]

By | July 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|Comments Off on Hyde Park Historical Society: Nancy Hays Project

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. Copies of the book will [...]

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|Comments Off on Book Discussion: FADING ADS OF CHICAGO

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!

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|0 Comments

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 Park. RSVP Michal Safar, msafar@ameritech.net.

By | June 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|0 Comments