Directions & Parking

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Ida Noyes Hall

Via Lake Shore Drive: Take Lake Shore Drive to 57th Street exit at the Museum of Science and Industry. Follow Museum Drive around to the west side of the Museum. Continue south on Cornell Avenue. When road splits, keep right on Midway Plaisance (marked by a large, gray University of Chicago sign). Take Midway Plaisance west to Woodlawn Avenue and turn right. Ida Noyes Hall is on the northeast corner of 59th Street and Woodlawn Avenue.

Via Dan Ryan Expressway: Take Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) to Garfield Boulevard (55th Street), exit 57B. Drive east on 55th Street through Washington Park, bearing right. Turn left onto Midway Plaisance just after "Fountain of Time" sculpture. Drive east on Midway Plaisance to Woodlawn Avenue and turn left. Ida Noyes Hall is on the northeast corner of 59th Street and Woodlawn Avenue.

Free parking is available on the street around Ida Noyes Hall and in the lot at 60th and Stony Island. Most University parking lots are free to the public after 4:00 pm on weekdays and all day on weekends. The parking structure at 55th and Ellis Avenue charges a fee 24 hours a day or requires a permit. Please do not park in the lot between Ida Noyes Hall and the Lab Schools (along Kimbark Avenue between 58th and 59th). You will be ticketed for parking in these spaces without a permit. Please call the Parking Office for more information at 773.702.8969.



To request a cab, please call Checker Taxi at 312.243.2537 or Yellow Cab at 312.829.4222. Call 30 minutes prior to departure. One-way fares to/from the Downtown-Loop are approximately $25.