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"Good This Day Only": Signs of Maxwell Street

Join us for a day of exploring Maxwell Street history!

Join Jane Addams Hull-House Museum for a day of exploring Maxwell St. history through artifacts from the Hull-House and Maxwell St. Foundation collections, tours, food, music, and conversations with neighbors. This collaborative event is presented by Hull-House and its West Side neighbors Maxwell St. Foundation and Connecting4Communities. This program is a part of the Making the West Side project at Hull-House, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities that brings together scholars, activists, neighborhood residents and other stakeholders to explore the histories of neighborhood change on Chicago’s West Side.

Free, RSVP!

10-11:30am-Maxwell St. walking tour led by Maxwell St. Foundation (Meet in the Maxwell St. cul-de-sac, 1/2 block west of Halsted)

12-3pm-Open House in Hull-House courtyard featuring live music from Low-reen and the Maxwell St Blues Band, Vienna Beef sausages and other market inspired refreshments and Maxwell St. artifacts

1-2pm- Public Tour of Jane Addams Hull-House Museum

3-4pm- Storytelling and comments from partners & neighbors