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Hyde Park’s Independent Booksellers: Use Them or Lose Them

By | August 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

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 [...]

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HP Book Club Monday, August 19, 2019

By | August 14th, 2019|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|

Monday, August 19, 2019 Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park 7:30pm Explore Chicago with Greg Borzo: Lost Restaurants of Chicago Chicago’s Fabulous Fountains Chicago Cable Cars All are welcome! [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society: Nancy Hays Project

By | July 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

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 [...]

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Book Discussion: FADING ADS OF CHICAGO

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

SUNDAY, JULY 21, 2019 FADING ADS OF CHICAGO JOSEPH MARLIN Follow Joe Marlin on his journey to photo document the city’s advertisements painted on the walls of buildings where they outlasted the [...]

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HP Book Club Monday, July 15, 2019

By | July 9th, 2019|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|

Monday, July 15, 2019 Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park 7:30pm Women Warriors: An Unexpected History Pamela D. Toler All are welcome!

Come march with the Hyde Park Historical Society in the annual 4th on 53rd Parade

By | June 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

Come march with the Hyde Park Historical Society in the annual 4th on 53rd Parade Thursday July 4, 2019 from 10:30-1:30. Meet at the staging ground at 5300 S. Lake Park Avenue. The Parade route [...]

HP Book Club Monday, June 17, 2019

By | June 15th, 2019|Categories: bottom left, Previous Events|

Monday, June 17, 2019 Hyde Park Historical Society   5529 S. Lake Park   7:30pm   Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago’s Last Harbor Boss --Robert J. Nelson

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

By | June 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, June 8, 2019 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4 pm All are welcome! Light refreshments Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Chicago, IL 60637

Flashlight Tour of Jackson Park

By | June 3rd, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

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 [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society History Fair Program

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

Meet the winners of the Society's award for the best student projects on the history of Hyde Park Township from the 2019 Chicago Metro History Fair.