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Hyde Park Neighborhood


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  • Find bus and train routes. See in real time where a bus or train is on a map or estimated arrival times.

  • The northbound 56th and Hyde Park Blvd. bus stop is #1517. The southbound bus stop is #1655.

  • If you have a smartphone, consider getting the Transit App.

Eating and Dining

The June 2022 edition of Hyde Park Herald "Happenings" brochure lists forty-six (46) restaurants in the neighborhood, which runs the gamut from A to Z. These are only a few.


Cultural Centers

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Outdoor Enjoyment

Places of Worship

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There are dozens of shops in Downtown Hyde Park along 53rd Street and 55th Street.




Hyde Park & Chicago News and Information

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Hyde Park Herald

  • Hyde Park's very own newspaper. Please consider subscribing as well.

Chicago Magazine

  • A great way to find out what's going on in the city!

Time Out Chicago

  • Discover Chicago's best things to do, events, restaurants, theater and nightlife.

Chicago Reader

  • Chicago News & Politics, Music & Nightlife, Arts & Culture, Film, Food & Drink, Best of Chicago, things to do, places to go, and more—plus Classifieds.


  • SilverSneakers is the premier fitness program provided at no cost by more than 60 health plans nationwide. Classes designed for all abilities.

1700 E 56th Street on Wikipedia

  • Interesting information about our building on Wikipedia.

Hyde Park Neighborhood on Wikipedia

  • Interesting information about our neighborhood on Wikipedia.

Jackson Park on Wikipedia

  • Interesting information about Jackson Park on Wikipedia.

Chicago Department of Transportation - Jackson Park transportation improvements.

  • Get up to date information about transportation changes during the construction of The Obama Presidential Center.


Government Offices

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5th Ward Alderman’s Office

  • A Chicago native and fierce community advocate with deep roots in the South Shore and Hyde Park neighborhoods.

  • Find important community resources.

  • Consider signing up for the 5th Ward Updates emails to receive timely information about our Ward.

City of Chicago

  • The City of Chicago's official website.

State of Illinois

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