Celebrate Hyde Park began the 2011 season with Mayfest our first event of the year, featuring The American English Beatles. This is a great time of year in Chicago, Spring bringing a new fresh and exciting time to be outdoors and a fantastic time was had by all with plenty of food, fun, and music.
HPCC Annual Dinner
Our 70th Annual Dinner was a success in the beautiful atrium and banquet hall at Congregation Rodfei Zedek. We honored past presidents of the Chamber as far back as 1981. Thanks to everyone who attended, the organizing committee, our corporate sponsors: Country Financial and the Museum of Science and Industry, and all of the businesses that generously donated raffle prizes. We had a fabulous time!
Jazz Fest a Boon to Business
Now that the 3rd Annual Jazz Fest is in memory, we would like to know if you think your business profited from the influx of visitors to the area or just more usage by the locals. [ more ]
Do You Like Jazz?
Please join 200 volunteers and 15,000 jazz lovers for a fantastic day of music and community at the Third Annual Hyde Park Jazz Festival. [ more ]
Buried Treasure in a Book
In partnership with The Field Museum, the theme for the 23rd Annual 57th Street Children's Book Fair is Buried Treasure: Dig In and Discover Books. [ more ]
HPCC Celebrates 70 Years!
A look back at the history of the Chamber highlights what has made our Hyde Park special.
Obama and Hyde Park
The 2008 presidential campaign and subsequent election of Barack Obama put a new spotlight on Hyde Park. [ more ]
Action on 53rd Street
An innovative, interactive series of community workshops provided residents with an opportunity to create and test development concepts for 53rd Street. See what makes a viable project. [ more ]
Hyde Park Chamber: Business After Hours Event
Tuesday, December 2nd, 5:30pm: Hosted by Bank Financial, featuring Len Walter of WBBM news. [ more ]
A Hotel Project for the Doctor’s Hospital Site
Answers to a number of frequently asked questions about the project. [ more ]
Thriving in a challenging economy: The economy’s Impact on Small Business October 22. The Current recession has many businesses facing financial challenges. There are ways to safeguard and in the face of this challenging economy. [ more ]
Hyde Park Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner
The date for the dinner is fast approaching, Thursday, October 23, 2008. If you have not already done so, be sure to send in your reservations so as not to miss this wonderful event!
MSI Exhibit to Feature ‘Green’ Home
Learn more about eco-friendly living at the Museum of Science and Industry’s “green” home, opening May 8. [ more ]
Hyde Park Jazz Festival
14 hours of free jazz, September 27, 2008. [ more ]
A Jazzed-up Midnight Madness on 57th Street
Food, fun, jazz and sales available from 10 PM to Midnight [ more ]
57th Street Children’s Book Fair
The largest independent children’s book fair in the Midwest. [ more ]
53rd St. Vision Workshop
Part II: Bringing Hyde Park's Downtown to Life. [ more ]
Treasure Island Comes to Hyde Park
The new supermarket opened its doors on March 12. [ more ]
Hyde Park Produce Relocates
The popular market’s new store in Kimbark Plaza offers wider selection and a lot more space. [ more ]
Chicago 2016 Submits Olympic Bid
Proposed plans for the 2016 Olympics include a new Olympic Stadium in the Washington Park neighborhood. [ more ]
53rd Street TIF Advisory Council Meets March 10
Join us at 7 p.m. to talk about TIF funding and development on 53rd Street. [ more ]
A New Vision for 53rd Street
Nearly 200 South Siders came together on December 8 to discuss the future of Hyde Park’s main shopping district. [ more ]