| Established 1976 |
George and Mary Ritzlin have retired. Please contact our successor, Curtis Wright Maps LLC.
Hours are by appointment. Our address is 1937 Central Street, Suite 2B, Evanston. We're often in Tuesday through Saturday afternoons, but it's always best to call ahead.
We're only 30 minutes from downtown Chicago via the Kennedy and Edens Expressways (I-94) or by Lake Shore Drive and Sheridan Road.
Our office is ten minutes from the Edens Expressway (I-94). Exit at Old Orchard and drive
east about 1½ miles to Crawford. At Crawford turn left (north) for one block to Central Street.
Turn right (east) on Central; it's just over a mile to our gallery.
For current information on road construction and real-time maps of traffic congestion, go to http://www.travelmidwest.com/lmiga/home.jsp.
If you're near Chicago's lakefront, you can take Lake Shore Drive and Sheridan Road to Central Street
in Evanston. We're just over a mile west of Sheridan. Alternately, you can take Ridge Avenue and Green Bay Road (Ridge become Green Bay in north Evanston) to Central Street. We are one block west of Green Bay.
Metered parking is available on Central Street and in a lot one block west of us. Free parking
can be found on neighborhood streets. Please observe all parking signs carefully. Evanston
enforces its parking regulations with vigor. If you park seven feet from a driveway when the
sign says no parking within eight feet, you will get a ticket!
Rail: Metra's Union Pacific North Line stops at the Central Street Station one block from our
gallery. Trains leave Chicago's Ogilvie Transportation Center at Madison & Canal Streets hourly
on week days, about every two hours on weekends. For schedules check with your hotel or call
us. Train schedules can be found at Metra's website
[https://metrarail.com/maps-schedules]. The trip from downtown Chicago takes about 30 minutes.
Elevated: The CTA's Purple Line stops at Central Street. Walk or take the 201 Central-Ridge Bus west for just under a mile to our
gallery. Trains operate several times an hour most of the day. The 201 Bus runs about every 20 minutes. Schedules and Transit Trackers are on the CTA's
Please call if you have questions. We look forward to seeing you.