directions & parking
R5 is located at 1046 W. Kinzie St., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL 60642. We are located in Chicago's West Loop - on Carpenter St. just north of Kinzie St. The entrance to 1046 W. Kinzie is accessible via the parking lot only. The parking lot is shared with Sherwin Williams. The address of 1046 W. Kinzie hangs above the door. Use the call box to be let in. Once inside please take the elevator (or stairs) to the second floor.
Parking in the R5 lot is limited. There are only a couple of spots, so arrive early to grab one! The parking lot is located on Carpenter Street between Hubbard and Kinzie Streets-- just south of the viaduct and north of the train tracks. If a spot is available and you would like to park in one of our spots then you MUST park in the spots designated for R5 Research. Please place the provided parking pass on your dashboard. Free street parking is available on surrounding streets on a first come first serve basis (Carpenter, Aberdeen, May, Kinzie, and Hubbard are the easiest streets).
paid parking lots
Carpenter & Washington ($10-$15 cash) -- located 6 blocks south of R5.
1310 West Madison (Madison & Ada St.) -- located about 1 mile southwest of R5.
additional parking options
The following sites will help you locate and book an available parking spot in advance.
The EL Stop for the Green & Pink lines at Morgan is 4 blocks South East. The El Stop for the Blue Line at Grand is 6 blocks North East. The nearest bus stop is at Grand & Morgan (Bus #65).
From the North: O'Hare airport: Access I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) going east towards downtown Chicago. Exit at Ogden Ave (exit 50A). Merge onto N. Racine Ave. Turn left onto W. Hubbard Street. Turn right on to Carpenter Street. R5's location is on the right. You will see signs for Sherwin-Williams. The entrance is accessible via the parking lot.
From the South: Midway airport: Access I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) going north towards downtown Chicago (if coming from Midway airport take I-55 north to the I-90/94 Junction). Exit at Lake Street (exit 51A) and proceed left (west) to Carpenter Avenue. Turn right (north) onto Carpenter Ave.; proceed three blocks to Kinzie Street; R5's location is on the left. You will see signs for Sherwin-Williams. The entrance is accessible via the parking lot.
From the West: Access I-290 (Eisenhower Expressway) going east towards downtown. Access I-90/94 (Kennedy Expressway) at junction going north towards Wisconsin. Exit at Lake Street (Exit 51A) and proceed left (west) to Carpenter Avenue. Turn right (north) onto Carpenter Ave.; proceed three blocks to Kinzie Street; R5's location is on the left. You will see signs for Sherwin-Williams. The entrance is accessible via the parking lot.