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Akiba Building

Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School
5235 S. Cornell Ave
Chicago, IL 60615

Phone: 773-493-8880

Fax: 773-493-9377.

E-mail: administrator@akibaschechter.org
Admissions inquiries: admissions@akibaschechter.org

Driving Directions:

From Southbound Lake Shore Drive:

  • Exit at 53rd Street
  • Go two blocks west to Cornell Avenue
  • Turn right onto Cornell
  • Akiba-Schechter is a half block north, on the right side of the street

From Northbound Lake Shore Drive:

  • Exit 57th Street
  • Go two blocks west to Hyde Park Boulevard, turn right
  • Continue four blocks north to 53rd Street, turn left
  • Go west one block to Cornell Avenue, turn right
  • Akiba-Schechter is a half block north, on the right side of the street

From I-90/94:

  • Follow signs to I-55/Lake Shore Drive
  • Continue to follow the signs to Lake Shore Drive, and then to South Lake Shore Drive
  • Stay on South Lake Shore Drive until the 53rd Street exit
  • Exit at 53rd Street, go two blocks west to Cornell Avenue, turn right
  • Akiba-Schechter is a half block north, on the right side of the street

Public transportation:

  • From downtown, take the #6 Jackson Park Express bus (direction: 79th/South Shore)
  • You can best catch the #6 bus on State Street in the Loop
  • Got off at the 53rd Street stop
  • Walk one block west (away from the lake) on 53rd Street, then turn right on Cornell Ave
  • Akiba-Schechter is a half block north, on the right side of the street


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