• 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-KENWOOD STORIES THEN AND NOW” Commemorating 150 Years of St. Thomas the Apostle

By | August 11th, 2018|Categories: Events, front page|

DIRTY WATERS: CONFESSIONS OF CHICAGO’S LAST HARBOR BOSS

By | July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Events, Previous Events|

Hi Everyone, Here is a flyer for our upcoming program on Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss. Author Robert J. Nelson, a third generation south-sider and longtime resident of the Highlands, was appointed [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting August 20, 2018 Summer Reading List

By | July 18th, 2018|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|

Hi Everyone, A rousing thank you to Lisa for joining us last night. It was a wonderful discussion and a wonderful evening. Thanks to all of you for participating. We had a number of new [...]

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

2307, 2018

DIRTY WATERS: CONFESSIONS OF CHICAGO’S LAST HARBOR BOSS

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, Here is a flyer for our upcoming program on Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss. Author Robert J. Nelson, a third generation south-sider and [...]

2307, 2018

DIRTY WATERS: CONFESSIONS OF CHICAGO’S LAST HARBOR BOSS

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, Here is a flyer for our upcoming program on Dirty Waters: Confessions of Chicago's Last Harbor Boss. Author Robert J. Nelson, a third generation south-sider and [...]

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DIRTY WATERS: CONFESSIONS OF CHICAGO’S LAST HARBOR BOSS

July 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, Here is a flyer for our upcoming program on Dirty Waters: Confessions of [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting August 20, 2018 Summer Reading List

July 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, A rousing thank you to Lisa for joining us last night. It was [...]

“No Blacks in the ‘White City’? Frederick Douglass at the Haitian Pavilion…

July 9th, 2018|0 Comments

“No Blacks in the ‘White City’? Frederick Douglass at the Haitian Pavilion Sunday, July 15 [...]