National Archives at Chicago
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The research room at the National Archives at Chicago is closed due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in Cook County and the city of Chicago. Once public health conditions improve and we are able to reopen the research room, we will update our website with additional information.
The Chicago facility is located about 15 miles southwest of downtown Chicago, 30 miles southeast of O'Hare International Airport, and 2 miles southeast of Midway Airport.
The facility entrance is on 75th Street, one-eighth mile west of the intersection of South Pulaski Road and West 75th Street.
The facility is 4.4 miles south of the Pulaski Road exit on the Stevenson Expressway (I-55), 5 miles west of the 79th Street exit on the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-94), and 7 miles north of the Cicero Avenue exit on the Tri-State Tollway (I-294).
By Public Transportation
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) bus 53A (the South Pulaski Road route) stops at 75th Street. The CTA Orange Line connects with this bus 3 miles North of our location.
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