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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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 [...]
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 [...]