Hyde ParkThe home of former President, Barack Obama, culturally diverse Hyde Park is too the home to the picturesque University of Chicago campus and the Frederick C. Robie House, a Frank Lloyd Wright work. Summer crowds head to 57th Street Beach, while the former Palace of the Fine Arts, built for the World’s Columbian Exposition of 1893, is now home to the Museum of Science and Industry. Founded in 1939, the Hyde Park Art Center exhibits contemporary works. Hyde Park is known for its mobility, local shopping, and spectacular dining. Often you will find residents making an early morning stop at Valois Restaurant, one of Barack Obama’s favorite breakfast spots. Sipping on cocktails around a brick hearth at ultra-sleek The Promontory and then heading over to Jackson Park to see the Garden of the Phoenix, a hidden Japanese garden, and SKYLANDING, Yoko Ono’s first permanent U.S. public art installation. Hyde Park is a neighborhood in Chicago, Illinois with a population of approximately 27,000. Hyde Park is known as one of the best places to live in Illinois.
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