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    December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Previous Events

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 [...]

Open House Chicago

This year the Hyde Park Historical Society is a Community Partner with the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago and we encourage our members to participate in this fun and interesting event. Open House Chicago needs volunteers to help staff the check-in tables at the 200 sites in this year’s events.  If you are interested [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, August 19 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are continuing our exhibit Hyde Park in 1890, from Rascher’s Atlas. The exhibit features maps from the atlas between 51st and 59th Streets and Cottage [...]

Memories of 57TH Street & Hyde Park Community Art Fairs

HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY INVITES YOU TO AN ORAL HISTORY PROGRAM: "HYDE PARK-KENWOOD STORIES THEN AND NOW" Memories of 57TH Street & Hyde Park Community Art Fairs Did you attend or participate in the 57th Street Art Fair or in the Hyde Park Community Art Fair? Both of these art fairs are celebrating big anniversaries [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Bibliography: Urban Renewal July 17, 2017

Hyde Park Book Club Bibliography: Urban Renewal July 17, 2017   Culture of Opportunity: Obama’s Chicago – The People, Politics and Ideas of Hyde Park, Rebecca Janowitz, 2010.  Chapter 5 – Creating a Racially Balanced Community Out of print. ABE Books https://www.abebooks.com/servlet/SearchResults?sts=t&an=Rebecca+Janowitz&tn=Culture+of+Opportunity&kn=&isbn= Amazon Kindle Edition: $15.33 CPL: Multiple Locations including Blackstone and Harold [...]