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Special Service Area 61
"Downtown Hyde Park"

Schedule of Meetings for 2017:

January 18, 11:00 (Polsky Center)
February 15, 7:00 (Hyatt Conference Room)
April 19, 11:00 (Polsky Center)
June 21, 11:00 (Polsky Center)
July 19, 11:00 (Polsky Center)
September 20, 7:00 (Hyatt Conference Room)
October 18, 11:00 (Polsky Center)
December 6, 11:00 (Polsky Center)

2017 Commissioners:

Mike McGarry (Chair)
George Rumsey (Vice Chair)
Mary Rogel (Secretary)
Greg Guttman (Treasurer)
James Hanson
Allison Hartman
Jim Hennessy
Jackie Jackson
Charles Newsome
Brian Tiejan
Eric Reaves, Executive Director
South East Chicago Commission, Service Provider Agency

Remember the weekly Farmers Market in Harper Court,
every Thursday morning!

Hyde Park-Kenwood Residents

George talks U of C and "preservation."
Maroon Gray City Looks at HP Development:
The University, its real estate, and Hyde Park retail

      Frank Lloyd Wright in Kenwood

    The Hyde Park-Kenwood Community Conference sponsored an informational forum on the Frank Lloyd Wright homes in South Kenwood in December, 2013. See for more information.

    Affordable Rental Housing in HP-K

The Coalition for Equitable Community Development unveils a detailed study of rental housing in Hyde Park and South Kenwood.
Read the executive summary Read the full report

55th Street Accessibility

On Saturday, June 16, 2012, the Hyde Park Disabibilities Task Force sponsored a "Walk and Roll" down 55th Street, identifying issues of accessibility and safety. Read the full disabilities report