A Conversation with Timuel D. Black, Jr. and Susan Klonsky Conducted by Jay Mulberry 2:00pm-4:00 pm Sunday, November 17, 2019 Hyde Park Union Church 5600 S. Woodlawn Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 Reception and Book Signing will follow the program For more information contact Kathy Huff at: email@example.com
A NEW BLUEPRINT: Discussing the Importance of Diversity in Preservation Featuring noted Chicago photographer and writer Lee Bey Saturday, November 2, 2019 2:00 - 4:00 pm Augustana Lutheran Church 5500 S Woodlawn Ave, Chicago, IL 60637 Free Event and Open to the Public Why the histories and places that tell the stories of African Americans, Latinos, [...]
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.
The Hyde Park Historical Society, Friends of the Parks and the Jackson Park Advisory Council present a Chicago Park District Night Out in the Parks Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park: This program provides a rare opportunity to explore Jackson Park during the nighttime. Expert historians will provide interpretation highlighting the 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition and [...]
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 attorney and historian Andrew Taylor Call, will be the [...]
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 have been accomplished without the generous support of our [...]
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 of "Pickens Corner" with Irma and Willie's home as [...]
Hyde Park Book Club. Remarkable Women of the University of Chicago: Hanna Holborn Gray, Muriel Beadle, Maude Hutchins