Parking and Directions

Parking and Directions

Directions and Parking at Credit Union 1 Arena


Credit Union 1 Arena is located at 525 South Racine Avenue, Chicago, IL 60607. The arena is accessible from major expressways and mass transit. Please plan your travel times accordingly and allow enough time for traffic and parking. For directions to Credit Union 1 Arena, please click the link above or see below:

From the South:

  • Exit the Dan Ryan (I-90/94) Expressway at Roosevelt Road.
  • West (left) on Roosevelt Road to Halsted Street.
  • North (right) on Halsted Street to Harrison Street.
  • West (left) on Harrison Street to Racine.

From the North:

  • Exit the Kennedy (I-90/94) Expressway at Eisenhower (I-290) Expressway West.
  • West (right) on Eisenhower (I-290) to Morgan Street (first exit).
  • South (left) on Morgan Street to Harrison Street.
  • West (right) on Harrison Street to Racine.

From the West:

  • Exit the Eisenhower (I-290) Expressway at Racine.
  • South (right) on Racine to Harrison Street.

From the East:

  • Exit the Eisenhower (I-290) Expressway at Ashland Avenue.
  • South (left) on Ashland to Harrison Street.
  • East (left) on Harrison to Racine.

By Public Transportation:

  • CTA buses (#7 and #60) stop on Harrison Street, west of Racine. The CTA Blue Line trains (Congress-Douglas-O’Hare) stop at Racine*, one half block north of Congress.
  • *Note: Due to ongoing construction of the Blue Line Forest Park Branch Rebuild project, the main entrance of the Racine station will remain closed until late 2024. As an alternative, please use the Loomis Street auxiliary entrance instead. For the most updated information, please refer to the CTA website, or call 312.836.7000.
CTA Blue Line Racine Closure


Parking is $10 per vehicle and can be paid by cash, credit, and Apple Pay. Guest parking can be found at the following locations: (see image below). 

Credit Union 1 Arena Parking Map


  • Harrison Street Parking Structure (HSPS on map): 1100 West Harrison Street
  • Lot 1A (1A on map): 1109 West Harrison Street
  • *Lot 1B (1B on map): 1139 West Harrison Street

*ADA-compliant parking spaces can also be found in Lot 1B. Guests with ADA parking needs should notify the parking attendants who will direct them to the nearest ADA spots.

Please note that Lot 11 (11 on map: 1055 West Congress Parkway) will not be available for guest parking.

Overflow Parking

In case of parking overflow at the parking lots near Credit Union 1 Arena (Lot 1A, Lot 1B, and HSPS), the HLPS parking structure will be opened for guests (located at the intersection of Taylor and Halsted). To accommodate, shuttle buses will be available to run on a continuous loop between the HLPS parking structure (see map below) and the arena.

Commencement Overflow Parking


SpotHero Reserved Parking

Illinois Tech has partnered with SpotHero to offer even more options to graduates and families. Guests can book convenient and affordable parking in advance through SpotHero, the nation’s leading parking reservation app. To reserve your parking spot, visit the Credit Union 1 Arena SpotHero Parking Page.

Reserve Parking Now via SpotHero