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Maxwell Street Market

  • 800 S. Desplaines St. Map It
  • West Loop
  • Outdoor/Flea/Green Markets

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This legendary outdoor bazaar, which operates on Sunday from 7 to 3, is part of Chicago's cultural landscape. Closed by the city amid much controversy in the 1990s, it reopened soon after in its current location and remains a popular spot, particularly for Latino immigrants, to buy and sell wares year-round. The finds aren't so fabulous, but the atmosphere sure is fun, with live blues and stalls peddling Mexican street food.

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800 S. Desplaines St., Chicago, Illinois, 60607, USA

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