By Clayton Guse
Posted: Wednesday June 3 2015
Back in 1893, Hyde Park played host to the World's Columbian Exposition. Today, it's home to one of the most prestigious colleges in the country, one of the best museums and a happening restaurant scene. The neighborhood's gorgeous architecture makes its rich history quite salient. Hyde Park is accessible by way of bus, Green Line, Metra or a quick cruise down Lake Shore Drive. Head to the beautiful South Side 'hood and enjoy all of the culture and entertainment that it has to offer. Here's the best of the neighborhood.
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Things to do in Hyde Park
Hyde Park has a vintage clothing shop worth the trip from any part of the city, one of the city's top bookstores and a comic book store whose owner diagnoses your comic book needs like a doctor