One of America’s great neighborhoods
Vibrant, diverse, eclectic: These are just a few of the words used to describe one of Chicago’s most iconic neighborhoods—our home in Hyde Park. The area boasts streets buzzing with activity, beautiful parks and lakefront beaches, while community arts activities abound.
A view from Promontory Point—a peninsula that juts out into Lake Michigan—provides sweeping views of the lake and downtown Chicago.
One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s seminal masterpieces, the Robie House is located on the UChicago campus.
Live, learn, and be inspired
Hyde Park is a cultural oasis with tree-lined streets, historic architecture, abundant parks, and iconic cultural institutions. You’ll find a wide variety of restaurants, cafés, and one-of-a-kind shops and independent bookstores. From theatre and music to street art and time-honored festivals, Hyde Park is a progressive and multicultural community.
From historic worker’s cottages and Italianate homes and villas to cutting-edge modern high rises, you’ll find a diversity of styles.
Urban green space
There is an abundance of green and open space, including parks and gardens—all within walking distance of campus.
Hyde Park boasts a vibrant art and music scene, museums, restaurants, and independently owned businesses.
Chicago on your doorstep
Chicago is the third-largest metropolitan area in the nation.
A quick ride brings you to the bustling center of Chicago's downtown.
A look at the Chicago city skyline from the lakefront.
There are 552 parks and 18 miles of lakefront trails in Chicago.
Chicago is home to more than 200 theaters and art galleries.