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Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood has long been a haven for the bright green monk parakeet, but its presence – and recent decline – is shrouded in mystery.

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Community residents liked what they heard about plans to improve the lakefront along the Morgan Shoal on the city’s south side.

Kiosk Sphinx, Downtown Bank, & Hyde Park Church

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Why did beautiful bronze reliefs at a Hyde Park church create an artistic controversy? Geoffrey Baer answers this question and more in this week’s edition of Ask Geoffrey.

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Launten Apartment Building, 1907. (Credit: Susan O'Connor Davis)

Hyde Park is famous for being home to presidents, politicians and religious leaders. It is also known for its highly integrated community. A new book captures the visually fascinating history of the evolution of the neighborhood in photos from 1850 to today.