Unfortunately, Carlo Rotella, who lives in Boston, will be unable to join us Monday. Given the current situation, we are going to cancel the meeting and hope that when things settle down, we can reschedule Carlo the next time he plans to be in Chicago. As of right now, the upcoming schedule stands. I will keep you posted if there are any changes.
Cancelled Meeting: On Monday, March 16, 2020, author Carlo Rotella. The World is Always Coming to an End: Pulling Together and Apart in a Chicago Neighborhood. The neighborhood is South Shore and the time is 1967 to the present.
On Monday, April 20, 2020 we will be joined by author Keith M. Stolte. He will be discussing Chicago Artist Colonies including the artists associated with the World's Columbian Exposition and the subsequent 57th Street Art Colony and Laredo Taft's Midway Studio. Available at Seminary Coop.
On Monday, May 18, 2020 we will be joined by author John Mark Hansen, The City in a Garden: A Guide to the History of Hyde Park and Kenwood. The book is available from the Seminary Coop and 57th Street Books.
On Monday, June 15, 2020 we will be joined by author Joseph Gustaitis, Chicago's Greatest Year: 1893 - the White City and the Birth of a Modern Metropolis. Available at Seminary Coop and 57th Street Books. On Monday, July 20 2020 the featured book will be the soon to be republished W-3 by Bette Howland. Her sons, Frank and Jacob Howland will be present to discuss the book. Brigid Hughes, representing the publisher, A Public Space, will join the conversation.The book will be available from the Seminary Coop in early July.
The Hyde Park Book Club is jointly sponsored by the Hyde Park Historical Society and Chicago Hyde Park Village. The club meets on the third Monday of the month at 7:30 in Hyde Park Historical Society Building, 5529 S. Lake Park Avenue. All are welcome!
Michal Safar, Carol Vieth - Hyde Park Historical Society
Dottie Jeffries - Chicago Hyde Park Village