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Join the Hyde Park Book Club on Monday, July 17th to discuss urban renewal in Hyde Park.

Meetings take place on the third Monday of the month in the basement of Treasure Island. The book club is jointly sponsored by Chicago Hyde Park Village and the Hyde Park Historical Society.

Bibliography is below.

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 Washington

Chicago’s Historic Hyde Park, Susan O’Connor Davis, University of Chicago Press, 2013
Chapter 7 – Deconstruction, 1949-1978
Seminary Coop/57th Street Books, Powell’s, Amazon, ABE Books Online

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference History of Urban Renewal
http://www.hydepark.org/historicpres/HPKCCstoryurbren.htm

Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference Urban Renewal Timeline
http://www.hydepark.org/historicpres/urbanrentimeline.htm

The Politics of Urban Renewal, Peter Rossi, New York, 1961
ABE Books
CPL: Harold Washington
University of Chicago Library

The Impact of Urban Renewal on Small Business: the Hyde Park-Kenwood Case, Brian J. L. Berry, Chicago, 1968
ABE Books
CPL: Harold Washington
University of Chicago Library

A Neighborhood Finds Itself, Julie Abrahamson, New York, 1959
ABE Books
CPL: Harold Washington, Blackstone
University of Chicago Library

The Hyde Park Kenwood renewal years: a history to date. Beadle, Muriel, Chicago, 1967. Privately printed by Muriel Beadle.
CPL: Harold Washington
University of Chicago Library

Email President@hydeparkhistory.org for an aditional article about Hyde Park A&B Urban Renewal