• Nobody’s Normal By Chicago born Roy Richard Grinker

    Hyde Park Book Club Nobody’s Normal By Chicago born Roy Richard Grinker Monday, October 18, 2021, 7:30pm Register Here   Noted Author and George Washington University professor of anthropology Roy Richard Grinker (above left) will [...]

  • Hyde Park Book Club upcoming events June-November 2021

    Hyde Park Book Club Upcoming Events September-November 2021 Monday, September 20, 2021, 7:30 via Zoom. We will be examining Believer: My Forty Years in Politics by David Axelrod. Leading the discussion will be [...]

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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 [...]

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 [...]

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