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Hyde Park

Chicago, IL (Hyde Park)
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Ranked #115 of 365 attractions in Chicago
Type: Neighborhoods
Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: This neighborhood, located south of the downtown area, is best known for being the home to the University of Chicago.
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Chicago, Illinois
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2012

U of Chicago's Midway and grounds are lovely and worth a stroll, shops and restaurants are eclectic and very diverse, the oldest bookstore in Chicago still thrives for a reason. There are lovely old apartment buildings as well as incredible mansions. This is Chicago's other museum campus, with the DuSable Museum, Oriental Museum, Museum of Science and Industry and Frank... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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58 reviews 58 reviews
33 attraction reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

Hyde Park has it all, and its packed into a tiny little space...it's only drawback (you'll notice this as you drive around seeking parking). Dominated for many years by the University of Chicago's aura, this suburb within the city, along with its rich brother Kenwood, has come into its own as a diverse community with as many Nobel Laureates per... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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37 reviews 37 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2012

Its actually a city within the city. It reminds me of a college town, maybe its because the Univ of Chicago is there.

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Chicago, Illinois
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

have lived in Hyde park for over 50 years. An exciting and vibrant community, interesting neighbors everywhere you turn

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chitown
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2012

Beautiful scenery and buildings, greaet place to take a nice walk

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Tinley Park, Illinois
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65 reviews 65 reviews
40 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2012

Used to be nice to drive around and look at some great old buildings. Hard to do now since the president has a home there.

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chicago,il
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32 reviews 32 reviews
25 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2012

Historic area that is near a university. You can take a walking tour and view the campus and neighborhood with Frank Lloyd Wright homes.

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Hyde Park, CHicago
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2010

In a nutshell, Hyde Park is a vibrant, multicultural community full of museums, affordable restaurants, historic homes, and great parks, including a beautiful (albeit small) beach. Must see & do: --Jackson Park/Osaka Garden ( A large, quiet city park developed by the designers who created Central Park in NYC. Osaka Garden, located within the park, is a breath-taking, traditional Japanese... More

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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2009

This is also the old neighborhood of President Obama. We rode pass his home which wasnt visible due to trees. We seen a former house of Muhammand Ali's. Also the tour guy said this area is known for politicians to live. I thought the parts I seen were ok. This was part of the north neighborhood tours through the Chicago... More

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