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Nancy Campbell Hays: A Retrospective Opening Reception

Nancy Campbell Hays: A Retrospective Opening Reception Exhibition opening: October 27, 2019, 2-4pm 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 Join us at 2pm at the Hyde Park Historical Society for the opening of the exhibition Nancy Campbell Hays: A Retrospective The exhibit is sponsored by the Hyde Park Historical Society. It is curated by local photographers Becca [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Previous Events, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Nancy Campbell Hays: A Retrospective Opening Reception

Join us for Open House Chicago!

Join us for Open House Chicago! The Hyde Park Historical Society historic cable car building will be a featured stop on this year’s Open House Chicago.  After 3 years of building repairs, restoration and renovation we are finally ready to showcase our new look!  Saturday, October 19, 2019 10:00am-5:00pm Sunday, October 20, 2019 10:00am-5:00pm The Open House Chicago Site Listing [...]

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Previous Events|Comments Off on Join us for Open House Chicago!

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

In this era of Amazon, ebooks and bookstore chains where t-shirts and coffee mugs compete with books, Hyde Park continues a legacy of independent bookstores that sell just books.

By | September 30th, 2019|Categories: Previous Events|Comments Off on Hyde Park’s Independent Booksellers; Use Them or Lose Them

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: Previous Events|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, Previous Events|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: Previous Events|Comments Off on Hyde Park Historical Society: Nancy Hays Project