Hyde Park Walk

Joe Steffen will lead a 2.5 hour, 4.6 mile walk through Hyde Park past the Robie House, Rockefeller Chapel, Oriental Institute, University of Chicago Quadrangles, and the Fountain of Time, following this route. We will walk through Rockefeller Chapel and the Hutchinson Commons student center. We will walk even if it is raining, so bring an umbrella or poncho. Please do not bring your dog.

Directions: CTA: Take Bus 6 Jackson Park Express from downtown to 59th and Stony Island.
Metra: Take the Metra Electric District Line to the 59th St., Univ. of Chicago station. Go out the south station exit, and walk east to Stony Island Ave.
Driving: Take Lake Shore Drive to 57th St., and go west to Stony Island Ave. There is free parking on 59th, 60th, and Midway Plaisance streets.

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  • Sandi

    I really enjoyed the walk yesterday. It's great seeing my neighborhood through the eyes of others.

    October 6, 2013

  • Lisa C.

    Not able to make it...

    October 5, 2013

    • Lisa C.

      Thanks... were Kim or Frank there

      October 5, 2013

    • Frank

      Yes Lisa, I was there and miss you, too! Went to Salonica Restaurant again.

      October 5, 2013

  • Kim

    Yes I was there and I really enjoyed it.

    1 · October 5, 2013

    • Lisa C.

      :-) we've missed you

      October 5, 2013

  • Judi G.

    Really enjoyed the walk. Thanks, Joe.

    October 5, 2013

  • Joanna

    Great walk. Thank you, Joe.

    October 5, 2013

  • Luke M.

    Thanks Joe and thanks to all for a great
    Walk and great fellowship - Luke

    October 5, 2013

  • Steve

    Where are you ??

    October 5, 2013

    • Sally

      57 & Harper

      October 5, 2013

  • Alyssa

    We just arrive. Where can we catch up with the group

    October 5, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm running late on the 6bus

    October 5, 2013

  • Abdullah

    Good morning to all

    I arrived early. The whiter

    October 5, 2013

  • Diana

    So sorry for the last minute cancellation. Today I woke up with major allergy symptoms.

    October 5, 2013

  • NWI J.

    Is it ok to bring the family?

    October 5, 2013

    • Joe S.

      Yes, just indicate the number of your family guests in your RSVP.

      October 5, 2013

  • Diana G.

    Sorry unable to make it today.

    October 5, 2013

  • Dave

    Hi Joe. Going to have to bail out. Bummer as last week's River Forest walk was such a good one, and I was looking forward to your Hyde Park tour! Unfortunately, though, the spirit is willing, but the schedule is weak. Have a great time.

    October 4, 2013

  • Jill B.

    Simply can't make it. This teacher has put in many hours of overtime. Looks like I finally get a day to chill. Enjoy the day!

    October 4, 2013

  • M. C. J.

    I spent 5 days in the hospital last week, so I cannot go anywhere! The MDs sent me home, once they were sure it was NOT another stroke! It's an "atypical migraine" --- meaning they have no idea WHY it's causing all these symptoms, but they're pretty sure the symptoms will all go away when the migraine does!!! I HOPE & PRAY THEY'RE RIGHT! I tend to view thing from an 'energetic' & more Eastern medicine point of view, but it is difficult to self-diagnose!

    Unfortunately, I'm still about the same --- the top of my head feels ready to blow off, the right side of my face is numb, & there is still right-sided weakness! Plus, my vision is "off", so I can't drive!

    It's now been 14 days, so please send good mojo, healing energy, & prayers my way! I hope to see/meet you all soon!

    October 4, 2013

  • Karen G.

    The good news is, an old friend from out of town is visiting. The bad news is, we may not be able to join this walk as a result. We will be back, tho'!

    October 4, 2013

  • Jean

    Almost positive I can make this--will do my best to be there.

    October 4, 2013

  • Tim H

    Just moved into Hyde Park. Sounds like a great way to get to know my neighborhood a little better!

    1 · September 27, 2013

    • Tim H

      Darn, can't make it. I hope you do this one again next season!

      October 3, 2013

  • mary

    Looking forward to this walk.

    October 2, 2013

  • Pam

    Unfortunately I won't be able to do this one. I hope you have this walk again!

    September 29, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Hope it doesn't rain like the Kenwood/Hyde Park walk!

    September 25, 2013

  • Tango In C.

    This is great, I don, I don't know whole a lot about Hyde Park and this is great oportunity to see it in person

    September 22, 2013

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