Chicago Policy King Historic Residence in West Woodlawn Virtual Tour with Clinee Hedspeth


Chicago Policy King Historic Residence in West Woodlawn with Clinee Hedspeth: a virtual tour presented by Hyde Park Historical Society.

Saturday, August 15, 2020
2 to 3:30 pm
Via Zoom
Free Event and Open to the Public

Join HPHS Board Member Clinée Hedspeth  for an extraordinary video tour of a historic West Woodlawn house at South Eberhart Avenue and East 65 th Street built in 1926 by the legendary Chicago policy king Henry Young. The house, a two-flat building with four unit kitchenettes (garden level), has most of the original interiors intact, including wallpaper and floor coverings. This tour is your only way to see inside and includes a special household surprise!

To learn more about Chicago’s policy kings, visit: Kings: The True Story of Chicago’s Policy Kings and Numbers Racketeers. Clinee will include remarks from her interview with author Nathan Thompson as well as anecdotes from conversations with several of King Henry Young’s family members and neighbors that knew him. Intrigue! Drama!

For the Zoom link, contact Hyde Park Historical Society at 773-493-1893; 
by Friday, August 14.


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