Upcoming Events

  1. Holiday Open House

    December 4 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • 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 [...]

Holiday Open House and Party

By | November 20th, 2017|Categories: Events, front page|

Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer Sunday, December 10, 2017 2-4 pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S Lake Park Ave Please help spead the joy and bring a contribution to our [...]

Thank You For Your Support!

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: front page|

The Hyde Park Historical Society wishes to thank all of our supporters in our quest to win the Partners in Preservation (PIP) National Trust Preservation Grant. We were honored to be selected as on e [...]

WE NEED YOU TO HELP SAVE THE CABLE CAR BUILDING

By | October 26th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, IL September 25, 2017 – Tucked in the wall at the bottom of a Metra train station in Chicago's Hyde Park community is a 124 year old one-room building resting quietly [...]

Historic Hyde Park

Hyde Park Center:

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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

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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

Holiday Open House and Party

Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer Sunday, December 10, 2017 2-4 pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S Lake Park Ave Please help spead the joy and bring a contribution to our [...]

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Holiday Open House and Party

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Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer Sunday, December 10, 2017 2-4 pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S Lake Park Ave Please help spead the [...]

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The Architect Who Helped Save The Cable Car Building

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AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION WITH PAUL YOUNG AND SAM GUARD WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 7PM HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY 5529 S LAKE PARK AVE

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Holiday Open House and Party

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer Sunday, December 10, 2017 2-4 pm Hyde Park Historical Society 5529 S Lake Park Ave Please help spead the [...]

2310, 2017

The Architect Who Helped Save The Cable Car Building

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION WITH PAUL YOUNG AND SAM GUARD WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 7PM HYDE PARK HISTORICAL SOCIETY 5529 S LAKE PARK AVE

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Holiday Open House and Party

November 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Please join us for an afternoon of good cheer Sunday, December 10, 2017 2-4 pm [...]

Thank You For Your Support!

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Hyde Park Historical Society wishes to thank all of our supporters in our quest [...]

WE NEED YOU TO HELP SAVE THE CABLE CAR BUILDING

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CHICAGO, IL September 25, 2017 – Tucked in the wall at the [...]

The Architect Who Helped Save The Cable Car Building

October 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

AN INTIMATE CONVERSATION WITH PAUL YOUNG AND SAM GUARD WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 25, 2017 7PM HYDE [...]