News about 53rd St. in Hyde Park, Chicago

About this Website

During the past several years, the University has embarked on a project in partnership with the City of Chicago to help revitalize the 53rd Street corridor. The goal is to make the “Heart of Hyde Park” a vibrant, mixed-use main street that serves the needs of both Hyde Park and surrounding neighborhoods. This website is designed as a useful source of information about the latest progress on 53rd Street redevelopment. It is maintained by the University of Chicago's Office for Civic Engagement, which is committed to helping keep the University and community informed as our neighborhood changes to meet the challenges and opportunities of the 21st century.