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

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 on the east side of Desplaines Street, just south of Taylor Street. Purchase books, T-shirts and posters commemorating Maxwell Street history!  The Maxwell Street Market is in its 105th year of continuous operation as Chicago’s official open-air Market, and … Read More