Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Main Hospital Parking

  • Use the Huron Street garage entrance (see map below)
  • Park as close to the southeast corner of the garage as possible
  • Take the elevator to the second floor
  • Follow the signs to your right and walk across the garage pedway to the bridge to Lurie Children's

If you are driving to an appointment at our main hospital, 225 E Chicago Avenue, between April 10 and May 12, please allow extra time to arrive and park. ComEd will be reconstructing a manhole near our driveway on Chicago Avenue to ensure safety. We will maintain access to our driveway and there will be one lane of traffic in each direction on Chicago Avenue, but we anticipate increased congestion. If you do not need valet services, we recommending entering the parking garage directly from Superior or Huron Street.

We are working closely with the City of Chicago and ComEd to minimize disruption to our patients and families, and we apologize for this inconvenience.

We encourage you to visit the following websites for traffic and construction updates:

Additional Parking Information:

For extended inpatient stays or multiple outpatient appointments at Lurie Children’s, please ask your nurse or social worker for additional off-site options and shuttle schedules​.

 Shuttles Connect Downtown & Lincoln Park facilities

  • Shuttles run between Lurie Children's and the Outpatient Center in Lincoln Park
  • Available Monday through Friday, 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., about every 20 minutes
  • Main hospital pick up / drop off is at the southeast (Superior Street) corner of the main hospital driveway
  • Outpatient center pick up / drop off is curbside at 2515 N. Clark Street
  • To track shuttles and for up to date arrival times, download the DoubleMap Bus Tracker and follow the instructions to find Lurie Children's routes. View instructions.

Taking Public Transportation

Chicago Transit Authority Trains

  • Red Line Chicago stop: exit at Chicago and State
  • Brown/Purple Line Chicago stop: exit at Chicago and Franklin

Chicago Transit Authority Buses

Stopping at Chicago Ave. and Mies Van Der Rohe (in front of Lurie Children’s)

  • #3 - King Drive (North Bound & South Bound)
  • #10 - Museum of Science and Industry (North Bound)
  • #26 - South Shore Express (South Bound)
  • #66 - Chicago Ave. (West Bound & East Bound)
  • #125 - Water Tower Express (North Bound)
  • #157 - Streeterville/Taylor (East Bound)

Stopping at either Michigan & Huron

  • #143 - Stockton/Michigan Express
  • #144 - Marine/Michigan Express
  • #145 - Wilson/Michigan Express
  • #146 - Inner Drive/Michigan Express
  • #147 - Outer Drive Express
  • #148 - Clarendon/Michigan Express
  • #151 - Sheridan

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​Emergency Room Location & Contact Information

Lurie Children's emergency room is located at our main hospital. The address is:

225 E. Chicago Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611
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The Emergency Care Center is located off of the second floor lobby. It may be accessed in two ways:

1. From the Reyes Lobby on the second floor.
2. From the first floor lobby near the Superior Street Entrance. The elevators located by the security desk go directly to the Emergency Care Center.

Driving Directions

Enter the main Lurie Children’s driveway from Chicago Avenue. Drive southbound toward the red Children's Emergency sign. Enter the hospital lobby to the right. The elevators inside, near the security desk, will take you directly to the Emergency Care Center.

Contact Information

If your child is experiencing a medical emergency, call 911. To contact the staff in the Emergency Care Center, call 312.227.3800.

Visiting Patients During Viral Season

Please note, our viral season guest policy will begin on November 14, 2016.

To protect all patients, please make sure that no more than two healthy guests, in addition to parents or guardians, are coming to see the patient. All guests, including siblings, must be at least 12 years of age.

Join our commitment to prevent the spread of viral infection to patients. All Lurie Children’s physicians and staff receive a flu shot to promote patient safety. We highly recommend that your family and guests also get a flu shot to stay healthy.

Please remember always to wash your hands before entering and leaving the patient’s room.

Learn more about visitor policies.