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Exploring Chicago’s Maxwell Street with Tim Cresswell

To study the disappearing past of Chicago’s Maxwell Street neighborhood and acquaint himself with its present, Tim Cresswell explored the area on foot, photographing everything he saw. Here are a few of our favorite photos, from Cresswell’s newly released book, Maxwell Street: Writing and Thinking Place.