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Hyde Park


Hyde Park is applied to the neighborhood from 51st Street (Hyde Park Blvd.) to 61st Street. The neighborhood's eastern boundary is Lake Michigan and its western boundary is Washington Park. It is located seven miles south of the Loop and is home to the Museum of Science and Industry, The DuSable Museum of African American History and the University of Chicago. The University of Chicago dominates the neighborhood physically and politically today.

Public Transportation: The neighborhood is connected to the rest of the city by both Chicago Transit Authority and Metra transportation services.

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