Book talks about Chicago’s Maxwell Street in 2017!

By special invitation, the Maxwell Street Foundation will present to the senior community at the Patty Turner Senior Center in Deerfield, IL this month, providing for attendees a walk down memory lane on Maxwell Street.  The Foundation looks forward to the anticipated repore with seniors who remember the Maxwell Street Market and its shops, and who may … Read More

THE LIFE & TIMES OF CHARLIE JOE HENDERSON

CELEBRATE THE LIFE & TIMES OF CHARLIE JOE HENDERSON, who is a long-time Maxwell Street vendor and owner of Out of the Past Records, on SUNDAY, OCTOBER 15TH AT PORTILLO’S RESTAURANT- 520 W. TAYLOR ST. (TWO BLOCKS EAST OF the New Maxwell St. Market) 5:30 PM TO 7:30 PM. Buy your own food. but parking is free. AFTER MANY … Read More

MAXWELL STREET FOUNDATION AT THE MAXWELL STREET MARKET Sunday October 8

Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market Sunday, October 8, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Visit the Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market in the plaza of the Market office building, beneath the signs. Books, T-shirts and posters commemorating Maxwell Street history are available for sale!  The Maxwell Street Market, now located on Desplaines Avenue (between … Read More

Maxwell Street Walking Tour

Take a walking tour of the Historic Maxwell Street Neighborhood, known for its former market, street stands, merchandise and shops.  The tour includes virtual sites as well as an interpretation of the present-day redevelopment, University Village Maxwell Street. Tours are provided by request, and meet outside in the cul de sac immediately west of Marie Robinson Hall (811 … Read More

Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market

Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market Sunday, September 10, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Visit the Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market in the plaza of the Market office building, beneath the signs. Books, T-shirts and posters commemorating Maxwell Street history are available for sale!  The Maxwell Street Market is in its 105th year of … Read More

Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Blues Festival

MAXWELL STREET BLUES FEST Where You Meet The Blues Maxwell Street is considered to be the birthplace of Chicago Blues.  This new style of music migrated to Europe and the United Kingdom, and in the 1960s several younger British musicians were significantly influenced by the Chicago Blues, which resulted in the British blues movement. Fast … Read More

MAXWELL STREET FOUNDATION AT THE MAXWELL STREET MARKET AUGUST 13

Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market Sunday, August 13, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Visit the Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market in the plaza of the Market office building, beneath the signs. Books, T-shirts and posters commemorating Maxwell Street history are available for sale!  The Maxwell Street Market is in its 105th year of … Read More

MAXWELL STREET WALKING TOUR SUNDAY AUGUST 13

Take a walking tour of the Historic Maxwell Street Neighborhood!  Known for its former market, street stands and hot dog stands, merchandise and shops, the tour will include virtual sites as well as an interpretation of the present-day redevelopment. Meet outside in the cul de sac immediately west of Marie Robinson Hall (811 West Maxwell Street), 10:00 a.m. … Read More

“Good This Day Only”: Signs of Maxwell Street

Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for a day of exploring Maxwell Street history through artifacts from the Hull-House and Maxwell Street Foundation collections, tours, food, music, and conversations with neighbors. This collaborative event presented by Hull-House and its West Side neighbors Maxwell Street Foundation and Connecting4Communities is open to the public free of charge. This … Read More

Maxwell Street Walking Tour Sunday July 9

Take a walking tour of the Historic Maxwell Street Neighborhood!  Known for its former market, street stands and hot dog stands, merchandise and shops, the tour will include virtual sites as well as an interpretation of the present-day redevelopment. Meet outside in the cul de sac west of Marie Robinson Hall (811 West Maxwell Street), 10:00 a.m. The … Read More