Produce market, 1905

In the late nineteenth century, Jewish immigrants started a produce market on <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLTRA0000133" title="Maxwell Street" href="/topic/services-shopping/maxwell-street-PLTRA0000133.topic">Maxwell Street</a> where it crosses Halsted Street. Over the years, Maxwell Street, shown here in about 1905, grew into a vast Sunday-morning flea market. The market moved east to Canal Street in 1994, when the Maxwell Street area was bought by the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="OREDU0000154" title="University of Illinois at Chicago" href="/topic/education/colleges-universities/university-of-illinois-at-chicago-OREDU0000154.topic">University of Illinois at Chicago</a>.
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( Tribune archive photo )

In the late nineteenth century, Jewish immigrants started a produce market on Maxwell Street where it crosses Halsted Street. Over the years, Maxwell Street, shown here in about 1905, grew into a vast Sunday-morning flea market. The market moved east to Canal Street in 1994, when the Maxwell Street area was bought by the University of Illinois at Chicago.

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