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By | November 17th, 2020|Categories: video|

Designed to Dazzle & Delight: Chicago’s 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park with historian Julia Bachrach

By | November 17th, 2020|Categories: front page, Historic, Parks|

Statue of the Republic, Jackson Park (photo by Julia Bachrach) THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH • 4:30PM-5:45PM Renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted was unimpressed when he first laid eyes on what would become Chicago’s South [...]

From Swamps to Parks: Building Chicago’s Public Spaces

By | November 17th, 2020|Categories: front page, Historic|

The Museum of Science and Industry was built as the Palace of Fine Arts for the World’s Columbian Exposition. This photograph documents the building’s construction, circa 1892. Photograph by C.D. Arnold. Chicago Public Library, C.D. Arnold [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Presents Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater with author Mark Larson

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: video|

There’s Art in Them Thar Revetments! A Zoom Talk with William Swislow on June 27, 2020

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: video|

The Hyde Park Book Club Presents:Chicago Artists Colonies with Author Keith M. Stolte

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: video|

HPHS Presents A Virtual Tour Policy King

By | November 9th, 2020|Categories: video|

Recruiting for New HPHS Board Members

By | October 28th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

On November 6, 2020, the Hyde Park Historical Society (HPHS) will hold an election of Officers and Board Members for the 2-year term: 2021 & 2022. Our plan is to submit the slate of Officers [...]

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, October 19, 2020

By | October 12th, 2020|Categories: Previous Events|

Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, October 19, 2020 7:30pm Discussions with: Carlo Rotella, author of: The World is Always Coming to an End Pulling together and apart in a Chicago neighborhood All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical [...]

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Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, November 16, 2020

By | October 10th, 2020|Categories: Previous Events|

Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, November 16, 2020 7:30pm Via Zoom Discussions with: Peter M. Ascoli author of: Julius Rosenwald: The Man Who Built Sears, Roebuck and Advanced the Cause of Black Education in the American [...]

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