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

Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market Sunday July 9

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

Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market

Sunday May 14, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. Visit the Maxwell Street Foundation at the Maxwell Street Market inside the paved plaza on the west side of Desplaines Street, located just south of Polk Street. Purchase books, T-shirts and posters commemorating Maxwell Street history!  The Maxwell Street Market is in its 105th year of continuous operation as … Read More

Maxwell Street Neighborhood Walking Tour

Saturday May 13, 10:00 a.m. Meet outside in the cul de sac west of Marie Robinson Hall (811 West Maxwell Street) for a guided walking tour of the Historic Maxwell Street Neighborhood!  Known for its former market, street food, merchandise and shops, the tour will include virtual sites as well as an interpretation of the present-day redevelopment. The … Read More

Maxwell Street: A Living Memory, the Jewish Experience in Chicago

The 2002 film “Maxwell Street: A Living Memory, the Jewish Experience in Chicago” will be presented at the University Commons Theatre Room, 1011 W. 14th Place on Sunday March 19th, at 4 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. with a special appearance of the filmmaker, Shuli Eshel at each viewing. Seating is limited; RSVP to *protected email* Cost:  $15 will … Read More

Tour the old Maxwell Street area during Chicago Blues Fest!

Saturday, June 10, 2017, 10:00 a.m. Meet on the southwest corner of Maxwell & Halsted Streets (in front of Peet’s coffee shop, 1328 S. Halsted) in Chicago for a guided walking tour of the neighborhood where electrified Blues was born! Chicago’s Blues Fest runs June 9-11, 2017, so take a little detour to walk the … Read More