Previous Events

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Sunday, March 18 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for our first open house of 2018. We are continuing our exhibit Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher�s Atlas. The exhibit features maps from the atlas between 51st and 59th [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting Topics, March 19 Meeting

Hi Everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Claire Hartfield, author of the recently published A Few Red Drops, will be joining us for the March 19 meeting. A Few Red Drops is an account of the 1919 Chicago Race Riot that started on a beach on the South Side near 29th Street and [...]

SET IN STONE: THE ART OF STONE CARVING

Walter Arnold, stonecutter and Hyde Park/Kenwood native, will discuss his training and career and will show us examples of his work abroad and in the U.S., including at the National Cathedral. His work can be seen at several locations in Hyde Park, including the Medici and the Lab School. Classically trained in Italy, Walter S. [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, January 15

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

The Architect Who Helped Save The Cable Car Building

AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION WITH PAUL YOUNG AND SAM GUARD WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 7PM HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY 5529 S LAKE PARK AVE

The History of Jackson Park: A Lecture & Walking Tour

Sunday, October 29th Join the Hyde Park Historical Society and Friends of the Parks for a lecture and walking tour about the history of Jackson Park. Presentation by Tim Wittman of School of the Art Institute of Chicago's Historic Preservation Program Get Tickets Here Lecture at 2pm: Walking Tour at 4pm: Hyde Park Historical Jackson [...]

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY PHOTO OPPORTUNITY

Sunday, October 22, 2017—1 PM Sharp In celebration of our 40th Anniversary the Hyde Park Historical Society is recreating this iconic photo in front of the 1893 cable car building. Vintage 1890’s clothing optional. Please join us. Meet at HPHS, 5529 Lake Park, at 1pm sharp for the photo. Feel free to join us for [...]

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, October 15, 2017—2 to 4 PM 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue Light Refreshments will be served The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are so excited to be a semi-finalist in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets. In conjunction with the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and [...]

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE

Sunday, October 8, 2017—11 to 2 PM 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue Light Refreshments will be served The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are so excited to be a semi-finalist in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets. In conjunction with the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and [...]

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY OPEN HOUSE

Saturday, September 30, 2017—2 to 4 PM 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue Light Refreshments will be served The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are so excited to be a semi-finalist in Partners in Preservation: Main Streets. In conjunction with the Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce and [...]