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 Taylor and Polk Streets) is in its 105th year of continuous operation as Chicago’s official open-air Market, and is open to the public free of charge. Make the trip to the Near West Side and find ethnic food and bargains at the Market! Note: there is limited FREE parking on Desplaines Ave. from Harrison to Polk, and on Desplaines Ave. from Taylor to Roosevelt. For more information contact or call (312) 243-0394.