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Directions and Transportation

McCrone Research Institute is located at 2820 S. Michigan Avenue (28th and Michigan) in Chicago, Illinois, 60616.

If you are arriving at O’Hare or Midway airport
O’Hare Airport (ORD) and Midway Airport (MDW) connect Chicago with most cities. Taxi cab fare from O’Hare to downtown Chicago is approximately $50, and the fare from Midway to downtown Chicago is approximately $35.

Public transportation
Buses and trains are operated by the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA). The CTA Blue Line train services O’Hare and the CTA Orange Line train services Midway. For bus service to the classroom, take the CTA No. 1 Indiana/Hyde Park or the CTA No. 4 Cottage Grove, NOT the No. 4 Express. Buses stop in front of our parking lot driveway on Michigan Avenue. The fare is $2.25 each way. To plan a CTA trip, visit

If you are driving
Our driveway and free parking lot are accessible from the southbound lane of Michigan Avenue.

From expressways 90/94 you can exit to 31st Street and go east towards Michigan Avenue.

From Lake Shore Drive you can exit at 31st Street and go west toward Michigan Avenue.

From either of these two directions proceed north three blocks to 28th Street. You can take a U-turn to head south in front of Roger’s Auto Group, a half block north of 28th Street. Our building is a one-story brick building set back from Michigan Avenue with a lawn in the front.

Parking is free in our private parking lot. Parking in public lots, especially in downtown Chicago, is very expensive.

Online transportation
Uber and Lyft are available in Chicago.