Hyde Park

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.

Promontory Point

A view from Promontory Point—a peninsula that juts out into Lake Michiganprovides sweeping views of the lake and downtown Chicago.

Women dancing
Young dancers perform at the Logan Center, a hub for the arts on UChicago's campus.

One of Frank Lloyd Wright’s seminal masterpieces, the Robie House is located on the UChicago campus.

Dee Alexander
Jazz vocalist Dee Alexander performs at the Green Line Performing Arts Center in nearby Washington Park. 
Independently owed cafés, restaurants, and shops are a quintessential part of the neighborhood's charm.

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.

Glass figure

Historic architecture


Urban green space

Street picture of a restaurant.

Vibrant community

Chicago on your doorstep

Woman smiling on boat tour

Chicago is the third-largest metropolitan area in the nation.

Colorful intersection

A quick ride brings you to the bustling center of Chicago's downtown.

Chicago Skyline

A look at the Chicago city skyline from the lakefront.

Lakefront yoga session

There are 552 parks and 18 miles of lakefront trails in Chicago.

Chicago Sign

Chicago is home to more than 200 theaters and art galleries.