Hyde Park

Community Area: Hyde Park

Hyde Park has a storied past as one of Chicago’s most famous neighborhoods and host to a who’s who of history makers, writers, world-class institutions, a U.S. president and a boxer considered the greatest of all time.

The famed lakefront neighborhood on Chicago’s South Side is home to the University of Chicago, where Barack Obama was a professor before he became the 44th United States President. Hyde Park is also the setting of Richard Wright’s Native Son and home to residents from Muhammad Ali to Saul Bellow and Clarence Darrow.

Only 10 minutes from the Loop, Hyde Park attracts an eclectic mix of residents and a melting pot of cultures. Residents enjoy tree-lined streets, landmark mansions, beautiful beaches and one of the best views of the Chicago skyline.

In addition to its stately mansions, Hyde Park has a number of pre-war high-rises, modern high-rises and architecturally significant mansions. Hyde Park also has a variety of new construction condominiums, lofts, town homes and single-family homes.

A number of cultural gems are located in Hyde Park, including The Museum of Science and Industry, the DuSable Museum of African American History and the Oriental Institute to name a few.

Nearby Public Transportation

Metra Electric Main Branch, South Shore

at 51st/53rd St Metra, 55th/56th St Metra, 59th St Metra, 57th Street

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