Locations and Map, Taking Public Transportation, Driving and Parking
We are located in Lakeview at 656 Barry Avenue. Barry is an east-west street two blocks south of Belmont which is 3200 North. Our Church is on the North side of Barry about ½ way between Halsted & Broadway. Click here for directions.
Parking at 2U
We are lucky to be located in the active and dynamic Lakeview neighborhood; however, street parking can be difficult. There is not a parking lot at the church, but you can park for free at the Illinois Masonic Parking Garage which is just a short walk from the church!
- You can park on any of the streets around Barry Ave. that are labeled with the 386 permit sign during the day without having to use a permit: Barry Ave., Briar Ave. (one block north of Barry), Wellington (several blocks south of Barry Ave.
- You can park at a meter in the surrounding streets.
- Park for free in the Illinois Masonic Parking Garage (map below) during Sunday worship hours with the use of a chaser ticket obtained at church. Please park in #4 (East Parking Garage) which is on Halsted between Barry and Wellington. This free option is only available during Sunday worship and programming hours.
Taking Public Transit
We are convenient to public transit: the Red, Brown and Purple line stop at Belmont and the Clark or Broadway Bus Lines are all very near the church.
CTA “L” Trains
Red, Brown, or Purple lines to the Belmont “L” Stop. Walk East on Belmont to Clark. Barry is 2 blocks south of Belmont (look for the CVS Drug Store). The church is approximately ½ block east of the Clark/Halsted intersection on the north side of Barry Avenue.
Halsted: #8 bus to Barry Avenue;
Broadway: #36 bus to Barry;
Belmont: #77 bus to Clark or Halsted
Clark: #22 bus to Barry
Kennedy Expressway (I-94), exit at Belmont - which is Kimball Avenue Exit 45B from the north & Belmont Ave. Exit 45C from the south - drive east on Belmont about 3 miles, then turn right (south) on Clark and drive about 2 blocks to the big 3-way intersection of Clark, Halsted and Barry, (Sports Authority and Walgreens on your right, and CVS and LaSalle Bank on your left). Go through the intersection then immediately turn left on Barry in between the CVS and LaSalle Bank.
Lake Shore Drive, exit at Belmont, drive west about 3 stoplights to Clark. Turn left (South) on Clark and drive about 2 blocks to the big 3-way intersection of Clark, Halsted and Barry, (Sports Authority and Walgreens on your right, and CVS and LaSalle Bank on your left). Go through the intersection then immediately turn left on Barry in between the CVS and LaSalle Bank.
Last Updated on June 10, 2009