IDHR's Chicago office is conveniently located in Chicago's downtown loop at 100 West Randolph Street.
Visitors can access the James R. Thompson Center by elevated train or subway without stepping outside. The Clark / Lake stations located under the James R. Thompson Center provide connections throughout the city and direct trains to O'Hare airport.
Walking? Pedestrians can pick up the center's concourse-level entrance to Chicago's extensive underground tunnel system (Pedway), with connections to major destinations throughout the Loop.
Security Measures at the James R. Thompson Center
All visitors to the JRTC are required to show a valid government-issued picture I.D. and pass through metal detectors; bags are searched by the Illinois State Police Protective Service Unit (PSU).
There are THREE public parking lots available near the building which offer 12 Hour discounted parking rates.
Note: Validate your ticket any time before you exit the JRTC at the validation machine located on the 9th floor, one floor below IDHR's 10th floor, in order to receive the discount. Rate includes all parking taxes. Regular rates apply after 12 hours. Rates are subject to change. Space is subject to availability.
200 North Clark $17.00 (with validated ticket) for a maximum stay of up to 12 hours.
(Enter on Clark or Lake Street).
The entrance from Clark Street is between Wacker Drive and Lake Street (on the right) headed South from Wacker Drive.
The entrance from Lake Street is between LaSalle Street and Clark Street (on the left) headed East from LaSalle Street.
20 East Randolph $16.00 (with validated ticket) for a maximum stay of up to 12 hours.
(Enter on Wabash or Randolph Street).
The entrance from Wabash Avenue is between Lake Street and Randolph Street (on the right) headed South from Lake Street.
The entrance from Randolph Street is between Wabash Avenue and State Street (on the right) headed East from Wabash Avenue.
177 North Wells $17.00 (with validated ticket) for a maximum stay of up to 12 hours.
(Enter on Lake Street or Wells Street).
The entrance from Lake Street is between Wells Street and LaSalle Street (on the right) headed East from Wells Street.
The entrance from Wells Street is between Lake Street and Randolph Street (on the left) headed South from Lake Street.
Chicago Mass Transit
IDHR's Springfield office is located at 535 West Jefferson on the 1st floor.
Visitors can access the Springfield office by using public transportation. Use the link below to locate routes and schedules.
Parking is available in the parking lot next to the building. There is only one entrance, which is from Jefferson Street. Go directly to the parking arm lever. You can only park in the spots that are NOT numbered. Bring your parking ticket with you for validation. The rates are as follows: 0-2 hours $3.00, 2-4 hours $5.00, 4-6 hours $7.00, $8.00 for a full day.