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History of Maxwell Street and Smoky Joe's Clothing

Posted by Alyssa Gipson on 18th Aug 2015

“In the shadow of the Loop's skyscrapers, there once was an open-air bazaar with sights, sounds and smells that seemed magically transported across time and space from some Old World village. The M … read more

The Legacy of Maxwell Street

Posted by Cardell Phillips on 22nd May 2013

The Legacy of Maxwell StreetBefore State Street was great, there was Maxwell Street. Located on the Near West side of the city near the trains, factories, warehouses and slaughterhouses, the Maxwell S … read more