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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 West Maxwell Street), for a guided tour led by a Maxwell Street Foundation board member. Tours take approximately 1.5 hours, rain or shine, and are 6.5 city blocks in walking distance. $5.00 for adults; students free. Stay for lunch at the local food stands and restaurants!  Street parking available, and also in the UIC Parking Garage at 701 W. Maxwell St. Please register for the tour with the number in your party at  or call (312) 243-0394.