Directions & Parking
The North Shore Center is located just east of I-94 (Edens Expressway) making it easily accessible to all of Chicagoland. Below you will find driving directions as well as additional infomation if taking public transportation.
From the North: (Wisconsin, northern suburbs)
Take I-94 east to Old Orchard Rd. Make a left onto Old Orchard Rd. going east. At Skokie Blvd. turn right going south. Take Skokie Blvd. south approximately 4 blocks. Westfield Shopping Center will be on your right side. Turn left on Foster St. just after Golf Rd. We are located between the DoubleTree Hotel and Old Navy.
From the South: (Chicago, south suburbs)
Take I-94 west to Old Orchard Rd. Turn right onto Old Orchard Rd. going east. At Skokie Blvd. turn right going south. Take Skokie Blvd. south approximately 4 blocks. Westfield Shopping Center will be on your right side. Turn left on Foster St. just after Golf Rd. We are located between the DoubleTree Hotel and Old Navy.
From the West: (west suburbs)
Take I-294 to the exit at Dempster St. east. Take Dempster east to Gross Point Rd. Turn left. Take Gross Point Rd. to Skokie Blvd. Turn left. Turn right at the second light (Foster St.). We are located between the DoubleTree Hotel and Old Navy.
From Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Rolling Meadows and other suburbs
that are west of us, but not really far, Golf Rd. is the best way.
Take Golf east until you reach Skokie Blvd. Turn right on Skokie Blvd. and immediately get into the left lane. At the next light, Foster St., you will make a left. We are located between the DoubleTree Hotel and Old Navy. There is an additional entrance to our parking areas off of Golf Rd. just east of Skokie Blvd. (see map)
If using public transportation:
There are several convenient ways to get to the North Shore Center using public transportation. You can check the best route for you using the CTA Trip Planner. You will most likely utilize one or more of the following routes:
CTA Bus Route 97
Pace Bus Route 215
Parking is plentiful and FREE at the North Shore Center. There may be traffic control officers at the facility entrances to direct you to parking areas. We appreciate your cooperation as they assist you in getting parked and into the theatre in a timely manner. There is also paid valet parking located in the front circle drive for select performances. For a map of our parking areas and entrances please click here.
The back parking lot directly east of the North Shore Center is available for patrons.
The parking lot in front of the North Shore Center belongs to the DoubleTree Hotel and is intended for guests of the hotel and restaurant.
Additional garage parking is available after 6pm on weeknights and all day on the weekends east of the Center’s parking lot. A second entrance to the garage is accessible off of Gross Point Road.
Enter the North Shore Center lobby from the north side of the building adjacent to our parking area.