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Exploring Hyde Park

Hyde Park is a vibrant, diversified community that offers the shopping, dining and entertainment variety and convenience you would expect in a large city but presented on a scale and in a way that is unique to this historic neighborhood. The Abode is located just one block from 53rd Street, Hyde Park’s oldest and largest shopping district which is lined with restaurants, coffee shops and many other small businesses and shops. 55th Street contains a large shopping center that includes a 24-hour pharmacy, a supermarket and hardware and office supply stores as well as many other specialty shops. 57th Street is noted for its independent bookstores, local restaurants, small groceries and cleaners. Below is a list of some of the places to visit and things to do in Hyde Park, all within walking distance of The Abode.

Hyde Park Attractions:
University of Chicago Campus www.uchicago.edu
University of Chicago Medical Center www.uchospitals.edu
Museum of Science and Industry www.msichicago.org
Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House www.wrightplus.org
DuSable Museum of African American History www.dusablemuseum.org
Rockefeller Chapel rockefeller.uchicago.edu
Oriental Institute Museum oi.uchicago.edu
Alfred Smart Art Museum smartmuseum.uchicago.edu
57th Street Beach chicagoparkdistrict.com
The Renaissance Society renaissancesociety.org
Court Theatre courttheatre.uchicago.edu
Hyde Park Art Center hydeparkart.org
Jackson Park chicagoparkdistrict.com


Noodles Etc. 1460 E. 53rd St 773-947-8787
Far East Kitchen 1509 E. 53rd St 773-955-2200

La Petite Folie 1504 E. 55th St 773-493-1394

Maravilla’s 5506 S Lake Park Ave 773-955-7680

Middle Eastern
Cedars Mediterranean Kitchen 1206 E, 53rd St 773-324-6227

Rajun Cajun 1459 E. 53rd St 773-955-1145

Salonica 11440 E. 57th St 773-752-3899

Giordano’s 5311 S. Blackstone Ave 773-947-0200
Leona’s 1236 E. 53rd St 773-363-2600
Medici on 57th 1327 E. 57th St 773-241-7960
Piccolo Mondo 1642 E. 56th St 773-643-5500
Pizza Capri 1501 E. 53rd St 773-324-7777
Domino’s Pizza 1453 E. Hyde Park Blvd 773-324-3800
Cafe Florian 1450 E. 57th St 773-752-4100

Bar Louie 500 S. Shore Drive 773-684-1013
Original Pancake House 1517 E. Hyde Park Blvd 773 288-2322
Falcon Inn (pub) 1613 E. 53rd St 773-363-5300
Potbelly 5428 S. Lake Park Ave 773-493-0129

Starbucks 1174 E. 55th St 773-256-1930
Starbucks 1500 E. 53rd St 773-324-1241
Third World Cafe 1301 E. 53rd St 773-288-3882
Valois Cafeteria 1518 E. 53rd St 773-667-0647

Fast Food
Boston Market 1424 E. 53rd St 773-288-2600
Dunkin Donuts 1411 E. 53rd St 773-288-2161

Five Guys 1456 E 53rd Street (773) 363-6090
Pockets 1307 E. 53rd St 773-667-1313
Subway 1363 E. 53rd St 773-288-8400

Hyde Park Produce 1312 E. 53rd St 773-324-7100
Treasure Island (supermarket) 1526 E. 55th St
Village Foods 1521 E. Hyde Park Blvd 773-288-8180
Bon Sante Health Foods & Juice Bar 1512 E. 53rd St 773-667-5700

57th Street Books 1301 E. 57th St 773-684-1300
O’Gara and Wilson Booksellers 1448 E. 57th St 773-363-0993
Powell’s Books 1501 E. 57th St 773-955-7780
Seminary Cooperative Bookstore 5757 S University Ave 773-752-4381

Bally Total Fitness 1301 E. 47th St 773-924-9889
Curves 1424 E. 53rd St 773-324-4400

Business Services
FedEx Kinkos 1315 E. 57th St 773-643-2424
UPS Store 1507 E. 53rd St 773-288-3173
Bank of America ATM 1439 E. 53rd St 773-752-4600
Enterprise Rent-A-Car 5508 S. Lake Park Ave 773-288-0500

Museums, Movies & Attractions
Court Theatre 5535 S. Ellis 773-753-4472
Checkerboard Lounge (blues and jazz) 5201 S. Harper 773-684-1472
Doc Film Series (movies in Ida Noyes Hall) 1212 E. 59th St.
DuSable Museum of African-American History 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600
Museum of Science & Industry 57th & Lake Shore Dr. 773-684-1414
Oriental Institute Museum 1155 E. 58th St. 773-702-9514
Robie House tours (Frank Lloyd Wright) 5757 S. Woodlawn 708-848-1976
Seven Ten (Lucky Strike) (bowling, billiards, food) 1055 E. 55th St. 773-347-2695
Smart Museum of Art 5550 S. Greenwood 773-702-0200
University of Chicago News & Info (public event information) 773-702-8362

Chicago Attractions
Adler Planetarium 1300 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-922-STAR
Art Institute of Chicago Michigan at Adams 312-443-3600
Brookfield Zoo 8400 W. 31st, Brkfld 708-485-2200
Chicago Architecture Foundation & Tours 224 S. Michigan 312-922-3432
Chicago Children’s Museum (at Navy Pier) 600 E. Grand 312-527-1000
Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark 312-642-4600
Field Museum of Natural History 12th St. & Lake Shore 312-922-9410
Lincoln Park Zoo 2200 N. Cannon Dr. 773-742-2000
Mexican Fine Arts Museum 1852 W. 19th St. 773-738-1503
Museum of Broadcast Communications 400 N. State St. 312-245-8200
Museum of Contemporary Art 220 E. Chicago Ave. 312-280-2660
Navy Pier 600 E. Grand Ave. 312-595-7437
Peace Museum 100 N. Central Park Ave. 773-638-6450 (inside Garfield Park’s Gold Dome)
Shedd Aquarium 1200 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-939-2438

Other Useful Web Sites:
maps.uchicago.edu/hydepark.shtml Hyde Park map
maps.uchicago.edu/chicago.shtml Chicago map