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 is housed in a building which originally was a waiting room for cable car personnel.
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 5529 S. Lake Park Ave. Chicago 2:00-4:00PM, Sunday, June 10, 2018 Refreshments will be served Meet the winners of the Society's award for the best student projects on the history of [...]
Hyde Park Historical Society Open House Saturday, April 14 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue 2 - 4 PM The Hyde Park Historical Society invites you to join us for another open house. We are continuing [...]