GETTING THERE

 

PARKING GARAGES
Monday–Saturday First 1.5 hrs FREE, Sunday FREE all day
— Holley Court Garage: entrances on Marion St. and Ontario St
— Lake St. & Forest Ave. Garage: entrance on Forest Ave

 

 

A. Metered Street Parking
— Coins and meter keys

 

B. Pay-by-Space Lots
— Terminals located at entrances, take your receipt with you—Accepts coins, bills and credit cards

 

C. Private Lots
— Subject to individual rules and regulations as posted
— Please note that violators may be towed

 

Village of Oak Park Parking Services: 708.358.PARK
Police: 708.386.3800


DIRECTIONS TO DTOP

 

From Downtown Chicago & 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 St.

 

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 & 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 Ave/IL-43, Turn right on S. Harlem Ave, travel about 1 mile , turn right onto Lake St.

 

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 Ave. 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 St.

 

By Public Transportation
The only real choice is to take the Chicago Metra-Union Pacific-West line to the Harlem/Marion station.