Directions to Main Offices

Including public transportation and parking information.

Downtown Chicago, Illinios
Evanston, Illinois
Westchester, Illinios
Northbrook, Illinois


Chicago, Illinois - get Mapquest directions
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
8 South Michigan Avenue, Suite 500
(Corner of Madison Street and Michigan Avenue)
Tel: 312-609-5300

Public transportation:
For the most current information on available routes using public transportation, contact the Regional Transportation Authority at 312-836-7000.

CTA Bus:
There are numerous buses that run past 8 South Michigan Avenue from both the north and the south.

EL Train:
Red line and blue line subway stops: Monroe Street. Walk east on Monroe Street to Michigan Avenue. Walk north on Michigan Avenue to 8 South Michigan Avenue. Purple, brown or green line el stops: Wabash Avenue and Madison Street. Walk east to Michigan Avenue.

Parking:
Rates will vary according to the garage.

The Family Institute is accessible from the Grant Park North Garage, Grant Park South Garage and the Monroe Street Garage.

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Evanston, Illinois - get Mapquest directions
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
618 Library Place
(One block north of Foster Street on Sheridan Road)
Tel: 847-733-4300, ext. 0
To see a campus map of Northwestern University, go to http://www.northwestern.edu/evchi-map/

Public transportation:
For the most current information on available routes using public transportation, call
773-836-7000.
CTA (El) Train:

  • Take the red line north to Howard Street and switch to the northbound purple line.
  • Get off at Foster Street and walk east (right) approximately two blocks until you get to Orrington Street.
  • Walk north (left) on Orrington Street one block to Library Place.
  • Walk east (right) one half-block on Library Place until you get to 618, which will be the last building to the east on the south side of the street.

Driving instructions from downtown Chicago:
Take Lake Shore Drive north to Hollywood Boulevard, where it turns into Sheridan Road. Continue north on Sheridan Road through Evanston.
When you reach Northwestern University campus, Sheridan Road turns left for about two blocks and then right again by the 3-way intersection with Chicago Avenue.
The first stop light after that is Foster Street (you will have just passed the old Deering Library with a large lawn on your right).
Go one block past Foster Street to Library Place, and turn left.
We are the three story orange brick building just west of the corner parking lot reserved for Northwestern faculty members.
Parking:

  • Free parking is permitted in the lot directly east of the building after 4:00 pm Monday through Friday, or all day Saturday and Sunday. You will be ticketed if you park there before 4:00 pm Monday through Friday.
  • Two-hour street parking is available near the University for free. The two-hour parking zone applies to east-west streets in Evanston from Emerson Street north to Isabella Street.
  • We also sell one-day guest permits to Northwestern University C-lots, one of which is located across Sheridan Road by Garrett Seminary. Inquire with the receptionist.

You should allow an extra 10-15 minutes to park.

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Westchester, Illinois - get Mapquest directions
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
Westbrook Corporate Center
One Westbrook Corporate Center
(Wolf and Cermak Roads, also known as 22nd Street)
Tower One, Suite 300
Westchester, IL 60154
Tel: 847-733-4300, ext. 0

Parking:
Free parking is available in the lot by the office.

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Northbrook, Illinois - get Mapquest directions
The Family Institute at Northwestern University
666 Dundee Road, Suite 1501
Northbrook, IL 60062

Driving Instructions from 41 Edens Expressway (south of Dundee Road)

  • Exit at 30A Dundee Rd West
  • Go west on Dundee Road
  • About a quarter of a mile past Skokie Blvd, turn right into 666 Dundee
  • Proceed straight towards the back of the complex
  • Our suite is in the building to your right, labeled 1500
  • Our suite # is 1501

Driving Instructions from 41 Edens Expressway (north of Lake Cook Road)

  • Exit at Lake Cook Road
  • Turn right onto Lake Cook Road
  • Turn left onto Skokie Blvd
  • After about 1 mile, turn right onto Dundee Road
  • After about a quarter of a mile past Skokie Blvd, turn right into 666 Dundee
  • Proceed straight towards the back of the complex
  • Our suite is in the building to your right, labeled 1500
  • Our suite # is 1501

Driving Instructions from 94 Edens Expressway Spur

  • Exit at Waukegan Road
  • Proceed south
  • Bear left onto Dundee Road
  • After passing the train tracks, turn left into 666 Dundee
  • Proceed straight towards the back of the complex
  • Our suite is in the building to your right, labeled 1500
  • Our suite # is 1501

Parking:
Free parking is available.

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