October 1st, 2011
Open Streets on State Street

On October 1, 2011, Open Streets on State Street closed State Street from Lake to Van Buren Streets and offered a variety of activities, including a mobile skate park, a dunk tank, four square, and more.

September 8th & 16th, 2012 
Open Streets in the Loop & Wicker Park Bucktown

On September 8, 2012, the State Street event expanded by adding Monroe Street from State Street to the Lakefront Trail. The inaugural Open Streets Wicker Park/Bucktown was held September 16 along a 1.4-mile stretch of Milwaukee Avenue.