• 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 [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party

By | December 6th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|

Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer. Sunday, December 16, 2018 2-4pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park Ave Please help [...]

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.

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

Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party

Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer. Sunday, December 16, 2018 2-4pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S. Lake Park Ave Please help [...]

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Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party

December 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer. Sunday, December 16, 2018 2-4pm Hyde Park Historical Society [...]

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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 be served Copies of the new book will be for sale and the [...]

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Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party

December 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer. Sunday, December 16, 2018 2-4pm Hyde Park Historical Society [...]

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 [...]

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Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party

December 6th, 2018|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society 2018 Holiday Open House & Party Please join us for an [...]

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 [...]