Presidential Inauguration | Transportation and Directions

Directions to McCormick Theological Seminary
5460 S. University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60615


Transportation from Midway and O'Hare Airports

GO Airport Express Shuttle to Downtown from O'Hare: $25 one-way/$46 roundtrip.
GO Airport Express Shuttle to Downtown from Midway:$20 one-way/$36 roundtrip.
Phone 888/2TheVan or go to www.airportexpress.com

Omega Shuttle to/from Hyde Park: $30 from O'Hare, $17 from Midway.
Phone 773/483-6634 or go to www.omegashuttle.com

Taxi fare to Downtown: $40-$50 from O'Hare; $30-$35 from Midway.
Taxi fare to Hyde Park: $60-$65 from O'Hare: $17-$20 from Midway.
1-312.829-4222 (1.312.Taxicab)

All prices subject to change. Please check with the provider.

Directions by Car

From the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94): Take Exit 57B Garfield Boulevard (55th Street). Go east on 55th several miles. As you continue east, you will cross Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive and will travel through Harold Washington Park. Through Washington Park, stay to your left, making a slight left onto Rainey.  Rainey will turn into Payne. From Payne and once outside of the park, turn right onto 55th Street. Take 55th to University Avenue. Turn north (left) onto University Avenue after Greenwood Avenue. University Avenue is a one-way street northbound. The entrance to McCormick's parking lot will be about a half block up University Avenue on your left.

From Lake Shore Drive (Southbound): Exit at 53rd Street and continue west on 53rd to Woodlawn. Turn south (left) on Woodlawn. Turn right on E. 54th Place, which is between 54th and 55th streets. McCormick's parking lot will be straight ahead.

From the Chicago Skyway (I-90): Exit at Stony Island Avenue. Continue north on Stony Island, staying to your left, until the street ends at E. 56th Street (a stop sign). Turn left at the stop sign, go under the Metra tracks, and then make an immediate right at the next stop sign (Lake Park Blvd.). Make an immediate left onto E. 55th Street, continuing to University Avenue. (There is a fire station at University and 55th). Turn right onto University (a one-way street). McCormick's parking lot is approximately a half block up University on the left.

From the Stevenson Expressway (I-55): Follow I-55 to Lake Shore Drive. Exit south and stay on Lake Shore Drive SOUTH to 53rd Street. Go west on 53rd Street to Woodlawn Ave. Turn south (left) on Woodlawn. Turn right on E. 54th Place, which is between 54th and 55th streets. McCormick's parking lot will be straight ahead.

Directions by Public Transportation

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Bus from Downtown Chicago: Board on southbound No. 6 (Jackson Park Express) bus on State Street between Lake (200 N.) and Jackson (300 S.) Transfer at 55th Street to a westbound No. 55 (Garfield-55th Street) bus and ride to Woodlawn Avenue. Walk one block west on 55th Street to University Avenue. The building is located behind the Lutheran School of Theology at 5460 S. University Ave. The fare is $2 for each leg unless you purchase a transit card beforehand. More information can be found at www.transitchicago.org.

Chicago Transit Authority Red Line - Dan Ryan "L": Purchase a CTA card on a southbound Red Line on State Street in Downtown Chicago. Transfer at Garfield (55th Street) to an eastbound No. 55 (Garfield-55th Street) bus and ride to Woodlawn Avenue. Walk one block west on 55th Street to University Avenue. The building is located behind the Lutheran School of Theology at 5460 S. University. The fare will be $2 for the train ride and $2 for the bus ride.  More information can be found at www.transitchicago.org.

Metra Electric Line (Illinois Central) from Downtown Chicago: Board a South Chicago Train at either Randolph and Michigan or Van Buren and Michigan. Make sure it stops at the 55-56-57th Street stop. Walk west on 55th Street to University Avenue, about seven blocks East. Turn right onto University Avenue.  The building is located behind the Lutheran School of Theology at 5460 S. University.  Metra train fare may vary.  For more information, visit www.metrarail.com.

 

Directions to Apostolic Church of God
6320 South Dorchester Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637


Directions by Car

From McCormick Theological Seminary: Apostolic Church of God is a five-minute drive from McCormick Theological Seminary.  From McCormick, head north on S. University Avenue to E. 54th Street. Turn right on E. 54th Street and take the next right onto S. Woodlawn Avenue.  Travel 0.7 miles down S. Woodlawn to Midway Plaisance, and turn left onto Midway Plaisance.  After only 0.3 miles, turn right onto Dorcester Avenue.  The church will be on the left side of Dorchester after only 0.3 miles (between 63rd and 64th Street at #6320).

From the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94): Take Exit 58B for E. 63rd Street and go East on 63rd for just over 2 miles. Turn right onto Dorchester Ave and Apostolic Church of God will be on your right immediately (#6320).

From Lake Shore Drive (Southbound): Continue on South Lake Share Drive and turn right onto E. Hayes Drive.  At the fork, stay right on E. Hayes Drive.  Hayes will then turn into E. 63rd Street.  After passing under the Metra train tracks, make the next (quick) left onto Dorchester Ave.  Apostolic Church of God will be on your right immediately (#6320).

From the Chicago Skyway (I-90): Exit at Stony Island Avenue. Continue north on Stony Island, staying to your left until you reach E. 63rd Street (about 2.4 miles).  Turn left onto E. 63rd Street.  After passing under the Metra train tracks, make the next (quick) left onto Dorchester Ave.  Apostolic Church of God will be on your right immediately (#6320).

From the Stevenson Expressway (I-55): Follow I-55 to US-41/ Lake Shore Drive. Exit south and stay on Lake Shore Drive SOUTH.  Continue on South Lake Share Drive and turn right onto E. Hayes Drive.  At the fork, stay right on E. Hayes Drive.  Hayes will then turn into E. 63rd Street.  After passing under the Metra train tracks, make the next (quick) left onto Dorchester Ave.  Apostolic Church of God will be on your right immediately (#6320).

Directions by Public Transportation

From McCormick Theological Seminary: Apostolic Church of God is a quick CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) bus ride from McCormick Theological Seminary, about 25 minutes.  From McCormick, walk to the intersection of Ellis Avenue and E. 55th Street.  Take bus #172 or #171 from the intersection, heading towards 60th/University.  Take the bus until the 60th/Dorchester stop, and walk .3 miles south on Dorchester Avenue until you reach Apostolic Church of God.

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) Bus from Downtown Chicago: Board on southbound No. X28 (toward Olive Harvey) bus at Jackson and Dearborn or any of the various X28 stops downtown.  Take X28 to Stony Island and 63rd Street, about 30 minutes.  Deboard at Stony Island and 63rd Street, and walk west on 63rd Street about .3 miles to Dorchester Avenue.  Turn left on Dorchester Avenue; Apostolic Church of God will be on your right immediately (#6320).  The fare is $2 for each bus ride unless you purchase a transit card beforehand.  More information can be found at www.transitchicago.org.

 

Metra Electric Line (Illinois Central) from Downtown Chicago: Board a South Chicago Train at either Randolph and Michigan or Van Buren and Michigan. Make sure it stops at the 63rd Street Stop. Deboard the train at 63rd Street and walk 200 feet West to Dorchester Avenue. Turn left on Dorchester; Apostolic Church of God will be on your right immediately (#6320). Metra train fare may vary. For more information, visit www.metrarail.com.

Directions by Walking

From McCormick Theological Seminary: Apostolic Church of God is a short walk from the McCormick Seminary building, about 30 minutes.  From McCormick, walk south on University Avenue towards E. 55th Street.  Continue on University Avenue until you reach E. 58th Street, and turn left onto E. 58th Street.  Continue on E. 58th Street until you reach Dorchester Avenue.  At Dorchester, turn right and continue down Dorchester until you reach Apostolic Church of God.

 

If you have further questions about transportation, please do not hesitate to contact us
by phone at 773.947.6305 or by e-mail at inauguration@go.mccormick.edu.

 



 

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