Driving Directions


Directions to Gerald Ratner Athletics Center
(5530 South Ellis Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637)

From Chicago's Midway Airport

Proceed north on Cicero Avenue to I-55 North. Take I-55 to Chicago and exit onto Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Take I-90 East to Chicago. Once past downtown Chicago, exit onto I-55 North and then onto Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From Lake Shore Drive in Chicago

Exit at 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From North of Chicago

Take I-94 East to I-55 North to Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From South of Chicago

Take I-94 West to Garfield Boulevard (55th Street). Exit at Garfield Boulevard and proceed east, through Washington Park. Follow signs to 55th Street until you reach Ellis Avenue. Turn right onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From East of Chicago

Take I-94 West to Garfield Boulevard (55th Street). Exit at Garfield Boulevard and proceed east, through Washington Park. Follow signs to 55th Street until you reach Ellis Avenue. Turn right onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From West of Chicago

Take I-290 East to I-94 East. Take I-94 East to I-55 North to Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From Southwest of Chicago

Take I-55 North to Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue. The Ratner Athletics Center will be located on your right. Fee-based parking is available in the multi-level garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.


Directions to Henry Crown Field House
(5550 South University Avenue, Chicago, IL 60637)

From Chicago's Midway Airport

Proceed north on Cicero Avenue to I-55 North. Take I-55 to Chicago and exit onto Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From Chicago's O'Hare Airport

Take I-90 East to Chicago. Once past downtown Chicago, exit onto I-55 North and then onto Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From Lake Shore Drive in Chicago

Exit at 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From North of Chicago

Take I-94 East to I-55 North to Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From South of Chicago

Take I-94 West to Garfield Boulevard (55th Street). Exit at Garfield Boulevard and proceed east, through Washington Park. Follow signs to 55th Street until you reach Cottage Grove Avenue. Turn right onto Cottage Grove Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From East of Chicago

Take I-94 West to Garfield Boulevard (55th Street). Exit at Garfield Boulevard and proceed east, through Washington Park. Follow signs to 55th Street until you reach Cottage Grove Avenue. Turn right onto Cottage Grove Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From West of Chicago

Take I-290 East to I-94 East. Take I-94 East to I-55 North to Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.

From Southwest of Chicago

Take I-55 North to Lake Shore Drive South. Take Lake Shore Drive to 53rd Street. Exit onto 53rd Street and proceed west about eight blocks to Woodlawn Avenue. Turn left onto Woodlawn Avenue and proceed to 55th Street. Turn right onto 55th Street and proceed to Ellis Avenue. Turn left onto Ellis Avenue, then turn left onto 56th Street. The entrance to the Henry Crown Field House is on the corner of 56th Street and University Avenue. Free parking is available after 4 PM on weekdays and all day on weekends in the parking garage located at the corner of 55th Street and Ellis Avenue. The garage is available to visitors for a fee at all other times. Free parking is also available on the street. Parking rules are strictly enforced. Please observe all signs in parking areas and on the street.


Amos Alonzo Stagg Field Location

Located directly behind the Ratner Athletics Center, between Ellis Avenue and Cottage Grove Avenue from east to west and between 55th Street and 56th Street from north to south.


J. Kyle Anderson Field Location

Located directly behind the Ratner Athletics Center, between Ellis Avenue and Cottage Grove Avenue from east to west and between 55th Street and 56th Street from north to south.