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Nancy Hays Photo Exhibit

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

NANCY HAYS PHOTO EXHIBIT A retrospective exhibit of Nancy Hays photographs of Hyde Park in the 1980s. October 27, 2019 at 2pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S Lake Park Ave Chicago, IL 60637 Learn more and donate at: nancyhays.org Curated by Becca & Mik Major

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A Conversation with Timuel D. Black, Jr. and Susan Klonsky Conducted by Jay Mulberry

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

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 [...]

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A NEW BLUEPRINT: Discussing the Importance of Diversity in Preservation

By | October 2nd, 2019|Categories: Events, front page|

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 [...]

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Nancy Campbell Hays: A Retrospective Opening Reception

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Previous Events|

Nancy Campbell Hays: A Retrospective Opening Reception Exhibition opening: October 27, 2019, 2-4pm 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637 Join us at 2pm at the Hyde Park Historical Society for the opening [...]

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Join us for Open House Chicago!

By | October 1st, 2019|Categories: Previous Events|

Join us for Open House Chicago! The Hyde Park Historical Society historic cable car building will be a featured stop on this year’s Open House Chicago.  After 3 years of building repairs, restoration and renovation [...]

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

By | September 30th, 2019|Categories: front page|

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.

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

By | August 25th, 2019|Categories: Events, Previous Events|

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, Previous Events|

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: Previous Events|

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: Previous Events|

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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