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Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, June 21, 2021

 Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, June 21, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Maria Hinojosa author of: Once I Was You: A Memoir of Love and Hate in a Torn America Maria Hinojosa is an award-winning journalist who has reported for PBS, CBS, WGBH, CNN, WNBC and NPR. She anchored and produced the Peabody Award-winning Latino USA, [...]

You are invited to a Storytelling for the 100th Anniversary of The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce

You are invited to a Storytelling for the 100th Anniversary of The Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce Highlights Include: Stories and Images about Hyde Park Businesses And a Chance to Tell Your Own Story 7:00 – 8:15 PM Thursday, May 27, 2021 Register here to attend on Zoom and to tell a story about your [...]

The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse

The History of Hyde Park’s Grand Hotels with Patricia Morse  Sunday, July 18, 2021, 2:00-4:00 pm Zoom Registration is required: Register Here Join Patricia Morse for a 45-minute Zoom presentation on the history of Hyde Park‘s hotels, followed by a question and answer period. From Paul Cornell’s hotel at the birth of Hyde Park through [...]

From Swamps to Parks: Building Chicago’s Public Spaces

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 Photographic Collection, Volume I, Plate 46c. Johanna Russ and I are shown here standing in the section of the exhibit [...]

The Hyde Park Book Club Presents:Chicago Artists Colonies with Author Keith M. Stolte

The Hyde Park Book Club Presents:Chicago Artists Colonies with Author Keith M. Stolte August 17, 2020

HPHS Presents A Virtual Tour Policy King

A virtual tour of The West Woodlawn Residence of Chicago Policy King Henry Young with CLINEE HEDSPETH

The Faulkner School-More than a Finishing School

Peep, peep, peep cried the baby chicks as they skittered along the hallway, each chick followed by an enchanted ninth-grader. This was my first day at Faulkner, and I had had no experience at all with teenagers. But I was determined to give the students the hands-on experience I felt they needed to learn about the science of life.