Plan Your Visit

Visiting Starr High

Ellen Gates Starr High School is located at 3640 West Wolfram Street in Chicago’s Logan Square/Avondale neighborhoods.

Parking

Starr High School has free parking available at the surface lot located across from the main entrance on Wolfram Street.

Directions

By car:

From north/northwest, take Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to Kimball Avenue, go south on Kimball Avenue for half mile to Diversey Avenue, go west on Diversey Avenue for half mile to Lawndale Avenue, turn north on Lawndale Avenue for one block to Wolfram Street.

From south/downtown, take Dan Ryan Expressway (I-90/94) or Kennedy Expressway (I-90/94) to Diversey Avenue, go west on Diversey Avenue for one and a half miles to Lawndale Avenue, turn north on Lawndale Avenue for one block to Wolfram Street.

From southwest, take Stevenson Expressway (I-55) to Kennedy Expressway to Diversey Avenue, go west on Diversey Avenue one and a half miles to Lawndale Avenue, turn north on Lawndale Avenue for one block to Wolfram Street.

From west, take Eisenhower Expressway (I-290) to Pulaski Road, go north on Pulaski Road for four miles to Diversey Avenue, go east on Diversey Avenue half mile to Lawndale Avenue, turn north on Lawndale Avenue for one block to Wolfram Street.

By public transit:

Blue Line to Logan Square station. Use Spaulding Avenue exit. Walk north on Milwaukee Avenue to Diversey Avenue. Walk west on Diversey Avenue to Central Park Avenue. Turn on Central Park Avenue and walk north to Wolfram Street. Turn west on Wolfram Street.

82 Kimball/Homan to Diversey Avenue. Walk west on Diversey Avenue to Central Park Avenue. Turn on Central Park Avenue and walk north to Wolfram Street. Turn west on Wolfram Street.

76 Diversey to Lawndale Avenue. Walk north on Lawndale Avenue to Wolfram Street. Turn east on Wolfram Street.

56 Milwaukee to Central Park Avenue. Walk south on Central Park Avenue to Wolfram Street. Turn west on Wolfram Street.

Nearest Metra station is Irving Park on the UP-NW Line. From there, take 53 Pulaski south to Diversey Avenue. Walk east on Diversey Avenue to Lawndale Avenue. Turn north on Lawndale Avenue to Wolfram Street. Turn east on Wolfram Street.

Eat & Drink

There are many places in Starr High’s neighborhood for you to eat and to those of age who visit Starr High, plenty of places to lounge and drink:

Cafe Con Leche—2714 N Milwaukee Ave

Lula Cafe—2537 N Kedzie Blvd

Jam—3057 W Logan Blvd

Intelligentsia Coffee—2642 N Milwaukee Ave

Brew Brew Coffee Lounge—3832 W Diversey Ave

Parts & Labor—2700 N Milwaukee Ave

La Farine Bakery & Cafe—2909 N Milwaukee Ave

Tacos Tequilas—2919 N Milwaukee Ave

Wyler Road—3581 W Belden Ave

Kurowski Sausage Shop/Rich’s Polish Bakery—2976 N Milwaukee Ave

Bow Truss Coffee Roasters—2631 N Kedzie Ave

Revolution Brewing—2323 N Milwaukee Ave

Staropolska Restaurant—3030 N Milwaukee Ave