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

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

    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 Park. But despite his initial trepidation, he produced a magnificent [...]

  • From Swamps to Parks: Building Chicago’s Public Spaces

    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 [...]

  • 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 History v27 n1 Spring 2005

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Hyde Park History v27 n1 Spring 2005

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, June 21, 2021

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 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 [...]

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

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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 [...]

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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 • [...]

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 [...]

Hyde Park Center:

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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 [...]

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Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, June 21, 2021

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 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 [...]

1805, 2021

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

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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 [...]

1805, 2021

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, June 21, 2021

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 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 [...]

1805, 2021

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

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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 [...]

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Hyde Park History v27 n1 Spring 2005

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Hyde Park History v27 n1 Spring 2005

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, June 21, 2021

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 Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, June 21, 2021 7:30pm Via Zoom Maria Hinojosa author of: [...]

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

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

Hyde Park Book Club: Monday, April 19, 2021

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 Hyde Park Book Club  Monday, April 19, 2021, 7:30pm Joseph Gustaitis Author of: Chicago in [...]