Contact Info

Hyde Park Neighborhood Club

5480 South Kenwood Avenue

Chicago, Illinois 60615

T: 773.643.4062

F: 773.643.4262



Click below on the name of the staff person you wish to contact. For general information or to contact a person not listed, please send a note to We look forward to hearing from you!

Angela Habr-Paranjape, Executive Director

Johari Shuck, Programs Director

Sarah Diwan, Development Director

Kyle Losey, Out of School Time Programs Manager

Dama Mercado, Early Childhood Coordinator


HPNC is located on the northwest corner of 55th and Kenwood; the main entrance is on Kenwood Avenue (one-way headed North).

Via Car

From downtown:
Drive south on Lake Shore Drive. Exit at 53rd Street and head east until you reach Lake Park Boulevard. Turn south (left) and go to 55th Street. Turn west (right) and go 4 blocks until you reach Kenwood Ave. Turn right.

From the Dan Ryan (90/94):
Exit the highway at 55th/Garfield Blvd. Go east. Once you pass Martin Luther King Drive, the road will curve to the right. Stay in the middle lane and follow 55th/Rainey Drive as it curves to the left (north). Turn right on 55th Street and follow it until you reach Kenwood Avenue.


From downtown:
Take the #6 bus heading south. Get off at the 55th/Lake Park Boulevard stop. Walk west on 55th Street for 4 blocks until you reach Kenwood Avenue.

From the Red Line:
Take the Red Line south to the 55th/Garfield Boulevard stop. Take the #55 bus to the Kenwood Avenue stop.

Take the Metra Electric to the 55th/56th/57th Street stop. Exit at the 55th Street station and walk west 4 blocks until you reach Kenwood Avenue.