Getting Around Chicago

Walk between City Sports and tallest Hi-rise building east one street to Greenview.

Walk between City Sports and tallest Hi-rise building east one street to Greenview.

We are 1.5 blocks from the Division stop on the Blue Line subway and by car we are the 3rd street west of the Kennedy (I-90/94) expressway’s Division Street (49a) exit.  Interactive Map

It is so easy to get around from our location – CTA bus ride to Millennium Park on #56 bus and loop is 18 min.; 4 minutes via subway; 15 minutes to the Gold Coast and North Michigan Avenue shops via the Division Street #70 bus.  If you wish to walk downtown, it is a 50 min. walk to the Art Institute of Chicago.

 

Turn left at SeaDog Sushi we are 1/2 block up on right side.

Turn left at SeaDog Sushi we are 1/2 block up on right side.

We highly recommend taking public transit (about 45-60 minutes) from the airports ($5 O’Hare and $2.50 Midway), but there is an Express Shuttle bus (about $22) or cab service ($45+ depending on traffic) that can get you here, too – allow approximately  1-1.5 hours door-to-door via shuttle or cab from either airport.

We still have a few 1 day CTA passes (Cash only) but we will not carry them after our current supply is sold.   At any subway station you can purchase ($5) a new VENTRA card that can be used to have single rides automatically deducted or you can validate the card for  1, 3 or 7 day transit options.  Buses are to accept cash ($3.00 per ride).  N.B., if you purchase a VENTRA card and register it on line you will get a $5 credit after the fact that you can use to buy a coffee, etc. after the refund is applied

Some credit cards (currently CHASE bank has the capacity) can also be used for direct payment on the CTA by passing it by the console or VENTRA area of the turnstile without the purchase ($5) for a VENTRA card.  Look for the little Sound/Echo/Wi-fi like logo on your credit card.   WE DO HAVE TO WARN! There are currently numerous complaints of credit cards (with the contactless capacity) being charged by being too close to the reader as passengers get on and off buses – so  be careful of where your wallet is when you go pass the front console or by the turnstile.

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