Chicago Park and Boulevards System

January 17, 2022

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This urban drive follows the historic Chicago park and boulevard system through many of Chicago’s neighborhoods, including Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Englewood, Back of the Yards, Lawndale and Brownsville.

Constructed from the 1870’s through 1942, this approximately 26 mile system is listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

20 miles. About 1 hour.

The route information is effective the date above and may be outdated. You should review the route for accuracy before taking the drive. The route is for the private purpose of the reader and driving the route does not make it a PCA sanctioned event and PCA insurance is not in effect during your drive.

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Drive 20 mi, 1 hour, 7 minutes

Map Point A

Start of mapped route, near 2457 W Logan Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

1.02 mi, 4 minutes

Head west on W Logan Blvd toward N Maplewood Ave

0.907 mi

Stay left to stay on W Logan Blvd

289 ft

Continue straight onto N Kedzie Blvd

302 ft to

Map Point B

Near 2521 N Kedzie Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

1.38 mi, 5 minutes

Head south on N Kedzie Blvd toward N Linden Pl

0.447 mi

Turn left onto W Palmer Square

0.257 mi

Turn right onto N Humboldt Blvd

0.675 mi to

Map Point C

Near 1626 N Humboldt Blvd, Chicago, IL 60647, USA

2.07 mi, 7 minutes

Head south on N Humboldt Blvd toward W North Ave

0.823 mi

Continue onto N Sacramento Blvd

0.564 mi

Turn right onto W Franklin Blvd

0.680 mi to

Map Point D

Near 3513 W Franklin Blvd, Chicago, IL 60624, USA

1.22 mi, 4 minutes

Head west on W Franklin Blvd toward N Central Park Ave

587 ft

Turn left onto N Central Park Ave

0.920 mi

Turn right onto W Jackson Blvd

1,001 ft to

Map Point E

Near 3758 W Jackson Blvd, Chicago, IL 60624, USA

1.22 mi, 4 minutes

Head west on W Jackson Blvd toward S Hamlin Blvd

295 ft

Turn left onto S Hamlin Blvd

1,037 ft

Continue onto S Independence Blvd

0.869 mi

Continue onto W Douglas Blvd

522 ft to

Map Point F

Near 3649 W Douglas Blvd, Chicago, IL 60623, USA

1.72 mi, 6 minutes

Head east on W Douglas Blvd toward S Millard Ave

0.754 mi

Slight right to stay on W Douglas Blvd

112 ft

Turn right onto S Sacramento Dr

0.543 mi

Continue onto S Marshall Blvd

0.400 mi to

Map Point G

Near 2309 S Marshall Blvd, Chicago, IL 60623, USA

4.66 mi, 15 minutes

Head south on S Marshall Blvd toward W 24th Blvd

646 ft

S Marshall Blvd turns slightly left and becomes W 24th Blvd

981 ft

Continue onto S California Blvd

0.699 mi

S California Blvd turns left and becomes W 31st Blvd

0.462 mi

W 31st Blvd turns slightly right and becomes S Western BlvdPass by KFC (on the left in 0.8 mi)

3.08 mi

Turn left onto W Garfield Blvd

597 ft to

Map Point H

Near 2303 W Garfield Blvd, Chicago, IL 60636, USA

3.48 mi, 11 minutes

Head east on W Garfield Blvd toward S Oakley Ave

3.46 mi

Slight right onto Morgan Dr

105 ft to

Map Point I

Near Morgan Dr, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

2.99 mi, 9 minutes

Head southeast on Morgan Dr toward Russell Dr

0.397 mi

Continue onto Payne Dr

0.346 mi

Turn left onto Midway Plaisance

1.07 mi

Turn right onto S Cornell Dr

0.513 mi

Turn left onto E Hayes Dr

1,132 ft

Slight left to stay on E Hayes Dr

0.291 mi to

Map Point J

Near Parking lot, 1987 E Hayes Dr, Chicago, IL 60649, USA

End of mapped route