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    October 14
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    October 15
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    October 15 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 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 [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, September 18

By | September 17th, 2017|Categories: bottom left, Events|

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

Open House Chicago

By | September 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, front page|

This year the Hyde Park Historical Society is a Community Partner with the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago and we encourage our members to participate in this fun and interesting event. Open House Chicago [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Previous Events|

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, August 19 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are continuing our exhibit Hyde [...]

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 Book Club Monday, September 18

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

1709, 2017

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, September 18

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

1709, 2017

Open House Chicago

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

This year the Hyde Park Historical Society is a Community Partner with the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago and we encourage our members to participate in this [...]

1709, 2017

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, September 18

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

1709, 2017

Open House Chicago

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

This year the Hyde Park Historical Society is a Community Partner with the Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House Chicago and we encourage our members to participate in this [...]

Photography News

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, September 18

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

The next meeting of the Hyde Park Book Club will be on Monday, September 18, 7:30pm in the lower level meeting room at Treasure Island. The meeting will be on the history of Jackson Park and the South Park System. 

Open House Chicago

September 17th, 2017|0 Comments

This year the Hyde Park Historical Society is a Community Partner with the Chicago Architecture [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, August 19 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2-4pm [...]

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House

July 20th, 2017|0 Comments

Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Sunday, July 30, 2017 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue [...]