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Occasional meetings of the Jewish Genealogical Society of Illinois

Highland Park Public Library (847-432-0216)
address:
494 Laurel Avenue
Highland Park, IL
parking lot:
underneath the building (driveway just east of the building)OR
in train station lots on west side of St. Johns Avenue across from the library.
at main (street level) entrance or lower level entrance (from parking lot) of the building:
the meeting rooms are on the lower level.
map courtesy of Mapquest Map from MapQuest.com

Driving

Locally:
On south side of Laurel Avenue just east of the railroad tracks and St. Johns Avenue. Central E through town, cross tracks to St. Johns (first stop sign), S to Laurel (first stop light), E to library. Park free at train station W of library.
From the North:
South on US 41(toward Edens Expressway) to the Central Avenue eastbound exit. Proceed east about a mile (across or under the railroad tracks) to St. Johns Avenue. Turn right and proceed south to the traffic light at Laurel Avenue. Park in adjacent lots or turn left onto Laurel (the library is set back from the southeast corner).
From the South:
North on Interstate 94 (Edens Expressway) onto US 41 (avoid the spur which takes Int 94 to the Tollway). Exit at Central Avenue, eastbound to Highland Park. Proceed east about a mile (across or under the railroad tracks) to St. Johns Avenue. Turn right and proceed south to the traffic light at Laurel Avenue. Park in adjacent lots or turn left onto Laurel (the library is set back from the southeast corner).
From the North on the southbound Tri-State Tollway:
Exit at IL 22. Turn left and proceed east three or four miles to US 41. Turn right and proceed south on US 41 a mile and a half to the Central Street eastbound exit. Proceed east about a mile (across or under the railroad tracks) to St. Johns Avenue. Turn right and proceed south to the traffic light at Laurel Avenue. Park in adjacent lots or turn left onto Laurel (the library is set back from the southeast corner).
From the South on the northbound Tri-State Tollway:
Exit at Lake Cook Road. Turn right and proceed east about four miles on Lake Cook Road. After crossing the collection of traffic lights at the separated intersection with US 41 (Edens Expressway) continue east on Lake Cook Road about a mile (past Botanic Garden) to Green Bay Road at the top of the hill. Turn left at that traffic light and proceed north on Green Bay Road about three miles to the traffic light at Laurel Avenue. Turn right and proceed east past stop sign, traffic light, underneath railroad, second traffic light at St. Johns Avenue. The Library is across the intersection at the southeast corner.

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