• 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 Meeting Topics, March 19 Meeting

By | February 20th, 2018|Categories: bottom left, Events, front page|

Hi Everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Claire Hartfield, author of the recently published A Few Red Drops, will be joining us for the March 19 meeting. A Few Red Drops is an [...]

Herald Subscriptions Support HPHS!

By | January 16th, 2018|Categories: front page|

Suscribe to or renew your subscription to the Hyde Park Herald and help support the Hyde Park Historical Society. The Hyde Park Herald will donate half of the cost of every new or renewed subscription! [...]

SET IN STONE: THE ART OF STONE CARVING

By | January 15th, 2018|Categories: Events, Previous Events|

Walter Arnold, stonecutter and Hyde Park/Kenwood native, will discuss his training and career and will show us examples of his work abroad and in the U.S., including at the National Cathedral. His work can be [...]

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 Meeting Topics, March 19 Meeting

Hi Everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Claire Hartfield, author of the recently published A Few Red Drops, will be joining us for the March 19 meeting. A Few Red Drops is an [...]

2002, 2018

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting Topics, March 19 Meeting

February 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Claire Hartfield, author of the recently published A Few Red Drops, will be joining us for the March 19 [...]

1501, 2018

SET IN STONE: THE ART OF STONE CARVING

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Walter Arnold, stonecutter and Hyde Park/Kenwood native, will discuss his training and career and will show us examples of his work abroad and in the U.S., including at [...]

2002, 2018

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting Topics, March 19 Meeting

February 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Claire Hartfield, author of the recently published A Few Red Drops, will be joining us for the March 19 [...]

1501, 2018

SET IN STONE: THE ART OF STONE CARVING

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Walter Arnold, stonecutter and Hyde Park/Kenwood native, will discuss his training and career and will show us examples of his work abroad and in the U.S., including at [...]

Photography News

Hyde Park Book Club Meeting Topics, March 19 Meeting

February 20th, 2018|0 Comments

Hi Everyone, I am very pleased to announce that Claire Hartfield, author of the recently [...]

Herald Subscriptions Support HPHS!

January 16th, 2018|0 Comments

Suscribe to or renew your subscription to the Hyde Park Herald and help support the [...]

SET IN STONE: THE ART OF STONE CARVING

January 15th, 2018|0 Comments

Walter Arnold, stonecutter and Hyde Park/Kenwood native, will discuss his training and career and will [...]

Hyde Park Book Club Monday, January 15

January 14th, 2018|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.