The Chicago Symphony Center is in the Loop at 220 South Michigan Avenue — a short walk from the Adams/Wabash and Monroe (Red) CTA stations. Built in 1904 and designed by famous architect Daniel Burnham, the building is home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Chicago Symphony Chorus, Civic Orchestra of Chicago and the Chicago Sinfonietta.
Things to Know
- Walking distance is a block or less from the closest rail stations
- The closest station, Adams/Wabash, is not handicap accessible
- The Van Buren Street Metra Station is also near the venue
The nearby Adams/Wabash Station is on all rail lines except red and blue. Use the Monroe CTA stations for red and blue line access as well as handicap accessibility. From all stations, walk east toward Grant Park. Use Google Maps to get specific transit and walking directions.
The Van Buren Street Station is on the Metra Electric District line in Grant Park. After exiting the station, walk toward the Chicago Institute of Art. The Symphony Center is across the street from the museum.
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