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Getting to Downtown Oak Park

From Downtown Chicago and the Loop

By Automobile/Taxi

Take the I-290/Eisenhower Expressway West to Harlem Avenue/IL-43, Exit from the left lane, turn right (north) onto Harlem Avenue and travel about 1 mile, Turn right onto Lake Street.

By Public Transportation

From the North Loop take either the Chicago Metra-Union Pacific-West line to the Harlem/Marion stop or get on the CTA Green Line “L” Westbound to the Harlem/Lake Stop.

From Evanston and North Chicago

By Automobile/Taxi

Take the I-94 East/Edens Expy E toward Chicago, keep straight, take ramp right for I-90 East/I-94/ Kennedy Expy East toward Ryan Expy/Indiana, At exit 51 H-I, take ramp right for I-290 West/Eisenhower Expy W toward West Suburbs, proceed 10 miles to exit 21B, take ramp left and follow signs for Harlem Avenue/IL-43, Turn right on S. Harlem Avenue, travel about 1 mile, turn right onto Lake Street.

By Public Transportation

Take the CTA Red Line Southbound to the Loop, transfer at the State/Lake stop to the Green Line “L” Westbound to the Harlem/Lake Stop.

From Midway Airport

By Automobile/Taxi

Take Cicero Avenue north to Roosevelt Road, turn left on Roosevelt and travel about 2 miles to Ridgeland Avenue. Turn right (north) onto Ridgeland Avenue and proceed west past East Avenue (the next stop sign.) Go about 2 miles on Ridgeland until Lake Street (just past the overhead “L” tracks) then turn left onto Lake Street.

By Public Transportation

Take the CTA Orange Line to the Roosevelt Stop, transfer from the Orange Line to the Green Line “L” Northbound to the Harlem/Lake Stop.

From O'Hare Airport

By Automobile/Taxi

Exit the airport on the expressway I-190, then turn right onto River Road and head south about 9 miles to North Avenue. From North Avenue, turn right (south) onto Oak Park Avenue. Turn right at Lake Street.

By Public Transportation

Go to the CTA station underneath the baggage area, and take the CTA Congress Blue Line “L”, transfer at the Clark/Lake stop to the Green Line “L” Westbound to the Harlem/Lake stop.

From the Western Suburbs

By Automobile/Taxi

From most locations take either the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) or the I-88 extension to I-290. Exit from the left lane onto Harlem Ave. Turn left (north) onto Harlem Avenue for about 1 mile, past the overhead “L” tracks to Lake St. Turn right onto Lake St. (Gap store is on the corner). Go east on Lake Street.

By Public Transportation

The only real choice is to take the Chicago Metra-Union Pacific-West Line to the Harlem/Marion station.

For the latest CTA/Metra or Pace bus schedules and rates, call 312.836.7000 or visit their respective websites:

www.transitchicago.com
www.metrarail.com
www.pacebus.com