• Hyde Park Center:

    Hyde Park Center:

    The section of Hyde Park between 53rd and 55th Streets, and between Harper and Woodlawn Avenue, is the oldest part of our neighborhood. It is also the most modest, the most urban [...]

  • Hyde Park Historical Society Headquarters

    Hyde Park Historical Society Headquarters

    Hyde Park Historical Society is housed in a building which originally was a waiting room for cable car personnel.

  • The History of Hyde Park

    The History of Hyde Park

    The history of Hyde Park begins with the arrival in Chicago of a young lawyer, Paul Cornell. He was descended from a family which first arrived in the “New World” in 1638. His cousin, Ezra Cornell, was the founder of Cornell University. Cornell saw the [...]

Chicago: A Civic, Industrial, and Familial History by Andrew Taylor Call Book Discussion & Signing

By | November 28th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|

Sunday, December 9th, 11 am to 2 pm 5529 Lake Park Blvd Light Refreshments will be served Copies of the new book will be for sale and the author will be available to sign copies. [...]

HP Book Club Monday, November 19, 2018

By | November 13th, 2018|Categories: bottom left, Previous Events|

Just a reminder that the Hyde Park Book Club will meet this coming Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Hyde Park Historical Society Building at 7:30pm. Rosellen Brown has agreed to join us on to discuss her new novel, The Lake on Fire. "The Lake on Fire is an epic narrative that begins among 19th century Jewish immigrants on a failing Wisconsin farm.

Hyde Park Historical Society Cable Car Building – Restored and Looking Good!

By | October 11th, 2018|Categories: front page|

The Hyde Park Historical Society announces a major achievement in the restoration of its historical cable car building. The exterior work on the building is complete! The deteriorated brickwork has been replaced. The doors and [...]

Historic Hyde Park

Hyde Park Center:

November 30th, 2015|0 Comments

The section of Hyde Park between 53rd and 55th Streets, and between Harper and Woodlawn Avenue, is the oldest part of our neighborhood. It is also the most modest, the most urban [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Headquarters

May 5th, 2015|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society is housed in a building which originally was a waiting room for cable car personnel.

The History of Hyde Park

April 30th, 2015|0 Comments

The history of Hyde Park begins with the arrival in Chicago of a young lawyer, [...]

HPHS News

Chicago: A Civic, Industrial, and Familial History by Andrew Taylor Call Book Discussion & Signing

Sunday, December 9th, 11 am to 2 pm 5529 Lake Park Blvd Light Refreshments will be served Copies of the new book will be for sale and the author will be available to sign copies. [...]

2811, 2018

Chicago: A Civic, Industrial, and Familial History by Andrew Taylor Call Book Discussion & Signing

November 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Sunday, December 9th, 11 am to 2 pm 5529 Lake Park Blvd Light Refreshments will be served Copies of the new book will be for sale and the [...]

810, 2018

Celebrate The Life of Jazz Pianist Willie Pickens

October 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Dear friends, Last July, a group of friends began to look for a way to honor the wonderful jazz pianist Willie Pickens and his wife, Irma. Great in [...]

2811, 2018

Chicago: A Civic, Industrial, and Familial History by Andrew Taylor Call Book Discussion & Signing

November 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Sunday, December 9th, 11 am to 2 pm 5529 Lake Park Blvd Light Refreshments will be served Copies of the new book will be for sale and the [...]

810, 2018

Celebrate The Life of Jazz Pianist Willie Pickens

October 8th, 2018|0 Comments

Dear friends, Last July, a group of friends began to look for a way to honor the wonderful jazz pianist Willie Pickens and his wife, Irma. Great in [...]

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Chicago: A Civic, Industrial, and Familial History by Andrew Taylor Call Book Discussion & Signing

November 28th, 2018|0 Comments

Sunday, December 9th, 11 am to 2 pm 5529 Lake Park Blvd Light Refreshments will [...]

HP Book Club Monday, November 19, 2018

November 13th, 2018|0 Comments

Just a reminder that the Hyde Park Book Club will meet this coming Monday, November 19, 2018 at the Hyde Park Historical Society Building at 7:30pm. Rosellen Brown has agreed to join us on to discuss her new novel, The Lake on Fire. "The Lake on Fire is an epic narrative that begins among 19th century Jewish immigrants on a failing Wisconsin farm.

Hyde Park Historical Society Cable Car Building – Restored and Looking Good!

October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

The Hyde Park Historical Society announces a major achievement in the restoration of its historical [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Change of Venue

October 11th, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, As you know, we have lost our meeting room space with the closing [...]