Illinois Prevention Research Center: Partnering to Promote Health in Urban Communities

Directions

The Illinois Prevention Research Center is located within the Institute for Health Research and Policy, in the Westside Research Office Building, on the southeast corner of Wood Street and Roosevelt Road in Chicago's Near West Side.

Institute for Health Research and Policy
University of Illinois at Chicago, M/C 275
Westside Research Office Bldg.
1747 West Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL 60608
Phone: (312) 996-7222
Fax: (312) 996-2703


Located on the UIC medical campus, the institute is easily accessible by car, train, or bus. Below are links to Chicago's mass transit Web sites and directions for drivers. For personalized driving directions to IHRP, click here.

 

Mass Transit

By CTA Train : The institute is two blocks south of the Polk Street station on the Blue Line.
By CTA Bus : The institute is within a short walk of stops for the Roosevelt (# 12), the Damen (# 50) and the Ashland (# 9) buslines.
PACE
Metra schedule

 

Parking

The best place to park is the UIC Wood Street Parking Structure, 1100 S. Wood Street, one block north of Roosevelt Road and a 5-minute walk from the institute. Handicapped parking is located on the south side of our building. A few metered spots are available there also (2 hours max., one dime for every 10 minutes).

 

Driving Directions

From the north: Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) westbound. Exit at Ashland Avenue. Turn left onto Ashland and drive south over the expressway. At the sixth light, Roosevelt Road, turn right and drive west about two blocks to Wood, which is the first light after the shopping strip and El tracks. Turn left onto Wood and left again into the IHRP parking lot.

From the west: Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) east to the Paulina St/Ashland Av exit (28B). Turn right onto Ashland. Drive south to Roosevelt Road. Turn right and drive west about two blocks to Wood, which is the first light after the shopping strip and El tracks. Turn left onto Wood and left again into the IHRP parking lot.

From downtown: Take Congress Parkway, which becomes the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290), west. Exit for the University of Illinois at Ashland Avenue (exit 28B). Turn left onto Ashland and drive south, over the expressway and to the sixth light, Roosevelt Road. Turn right onto Roosevelt. Drive west about two blocks to Wood Street (the first light after the shopping strip and El tracks). Turn left onto Wood and left again into the IHRP parking lot.

From the south: Take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-55) north toward the Chicago Loop. Exit for Roosevelt Rd/Taylor St (exit 52B). Turn left onto Roosevelt Road and drive west to Wood, which is the first light after the shopping strip and El tracks. Turn left onto Wood and left again into the IHRP parking lot.

Collage of active community members