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1412, 2020

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, January 18, 2021

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Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, January 18, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Richard Courage and Christopher Robert Reed: Black History and Arts in Chicago All are welcome! Hyde Park Historical Society Chicago Hyde Park Village Zoom [...]

1412, 2020

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, February 15, 2021

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 Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, February 15, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Bette Howland (1937-2017): W-3 In 1968 Bette Howland, a divorced, single mother of 2 boys and a struggling author took an overdose of sleeping [...]

1711, 2020

OTI Bugler

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1711, 2020

Designed to Dazzle & Delight: Chicago’s 1893 World’s Columbian Exposition in Jackson Park with historian Julia Bachrach

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Statue of the Republic, Jackson Park (photo by Julia Bachrach) THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19TH • 4:30PM-5:45PM Renowned landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted was unimpressed when he first laid eyes on what would become Chicago’s South [...]

1711, 2020

From Swamps to Parks: Building Chicago’s Public Spaces

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The Museum of Science and Industry was built as the Palace of Fine Arts for the World’s Columbian Exposition. This photograph documents the building’s construction, circa 1892. Photograph by C.D. Arnold. Chicago Public Library, C.D. Arnold [...]

911, 2020

Hyde Park Book Club Presents Ensemble: An Oral History of Chicago Theater with author Mark Larson

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