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Lost Hyde Park: The Commercial Core

Several years ago, the Herald published "Lost Hyde Park," a series of articles by Susan O'Connor Davis, author of "Chicago's Historic Hyde Park," a 2013 book from the University of Chicago Press. Unfortunately, most of the articles were lost when we switched over to a new website last year. While...
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Fred Hampton Jr. Seeks Landmark Designation for Hampton House

Slain activist Fred Hampton would have turned 73 years old Aug. 30, and his memory and legacy still loom large in Chicago and beyond. The only surviving building with ties to Hampton’s activism is his childhood home, a two-flat in suburban Maywood that was rescued from foreclosure earlier this year. Now Hampton’s son, Fred Hampton Jr., is seeking a landmark designation for the house. Though signatures are not necessary to attain a landmark designation, Hampton Jr. is building community support for the idea with a petition.
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