CADE is located in the School of Public Health–Psychiatric
Institute (SPHPI) building, 1603 W. Taylor, Chicago. Our main
offices are on the 10th floor of the SPHPI building, which is on
the southwest corner of the intersection of Taylor Street and Ashland Avenue.
The SPHPI building is a large red brick and glass building on the eastern
edge of UIC’s West Campus, close to the University of Illinois Medical
Center, about two miles west of downtown Chicago.
From the north: Take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to the
Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) westbound and keep to the right; take the
second exit from the Eisenhower Expressway, which is Ashland Avenue. Turn
left on Ashland Avenue and head south 5 blocks to Taylor Street. Turn right
on Taylor Street and you will see the SPHPI building immediately on your
From the west: Take the Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to the
Ashland Avenue exit. Turn right on Ashland Avenue and head south 4 blocks
to Taylor Street. Turn right on Taylor Street and you will see the SPHPI
building immediately on your left.
From the east: Take Harrison Street west to Ashland Avenue.
Turn left on Ashland Avenue and head south 3 blocks to Taylor Street. Turn
right on Taylor Street and you will see the SPHPI building immediately
on your left.
From the south: Take the Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) and
exit on Roosevelt Road (1200 south). Turn left at the top of the ramp and
head west on Roosevelt Road to Ashland Avenue. Turn right on Ashland Avenue
and go one block north. Turn left on Taylor Street and you will see the
SPHPI building immediately on your left.
Two-hour metered parking is available on Taylor Street and Paulina Street
adjacent to the SPHPI building. Longer term pay parking is available on
the north side of Taylor Street, across from the SPHPI building (access
is on Paulina Street).
Cycling on Ashland Avenue is not recommended due to heavy motorized traffic.
Damen Avenue, 4 blocks west of Ashland, has bike paths and provides a better
alternative. Traveling East or West, Roosevelt Road has bike paths. There
is a bike stand outside the SPHPI building. Bring a strong lock and chain.
(Note: Most #9 buses on Ashland Avenue are equipped with bicycle carrying
CTA Subway (the “El”): the SPHPI building
is 1 long block south from the Polk subway station on the Pink line.
When exiting the
Polk station, turn right and turn right at the first intersection (Paulina
Street). Proceed down Paulina Street to the next intersection (Taylor Street):
the SPHPI building will be diagonally across from you. (Approximate
travel times: 55 minutes from O'Hare Airport; 15 minutes from downtown).
Fare is $2.25.
CTA Bus: Bus #9 (Ashland Avenue) runs every 6-15 minutes
north-south. Bus #37 (Sedgwick) travels from DePaul University, through
River North and the edge of downtown, then cuts west and down Taylor Street,
past the SPHPI building. Fare is $2.25.
Visit the Chicago Transit Authority
(CTA) web site for
bus and rail schedules and maps.