Harlem Avenue

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Harlem Avenue
Illinois 43.svg
7200 West
Location Chicago
North end Lehigh Avenue at Glenview Road in Glenview
South end Intersection of E. South Street and S. Drecksler Road in Peotone
A street sign

Harlem Avenue is a major north-south street in Chicago, Illinois, United States and the west/southwest/northwest suburbs. It stretches from Glenview Road in Glenview to the intersection of E. South Street and S. Drecksler Road in Peotone, where it divulges into IL Route 50. At 54.1 miles it is the third-longest street in the United States, after Telegraph Road in southeastern Michigan and O Street in Nebraska.[citation needed] For most of its length it carries Illinois Route 43. There is a stop along the Metra BNSF Line at Harlem Avenue and Windsor Avenue in Berwyn, Illinois.

Chicago neighborhoods and suburbs

From north to south:

Major intersections

County Location mi[1] km Destinations Notes
Will Peotone IL 50 Continuation beyond South Street
0.0 0.0 Drecksler Road/South Street Southern terminus
0.9 1.4 IL 50 north (Governors Highway)
county line
Frankfort SquareMatteson
Frankfort tripoint
12.4 20.0 US 30 / IL 43 north / Lincoln Highway Southern end of IL 43 overlap; southern terminus of IL 43
Tinley Park 15.5 24.9 I-80 – Joliet, Gary
Cook Tinley ParkOrland Park line 19.0 30.6 US 6 (159th Street)
Palos Heights 24.1 38.8 IL 83 (College Drive)
Worth 25.7 41.4 IL 7 south (Southwest Highway)
Oak LawnBridgeview line 27.1 43.6
US 12 / US 20 (95th Street) to I-294 (Tri-State Tollway)
SummitForest View line 32.8 52.8 I-55 (Stevenson Expressway)
Berwyn tripoint
34.5 55.5 US 34 west (Ogden Avenue)
Forest ParkOak Park line 37.9 61.0
I-290 / IL 110 (CKC) (Eisenhower Expressway)
Oak ParkRiver Forest
Elmwood ParkChicago quadripoint
40.4 65.0 IL 64 (West North Avenue)
ChicagoNorridge line 43.4 69.8 IL 19 (West Irving Park Road)
Chicago 45.3 72.9 IL 72 west (West Higgins Avenue)
45.4 73.1 I-90 (Kennedy Expressway)
Niles 47.9 77.1 IL 21 north (Milwaukee Avenue)
48.5 78.1 IL 43 north (Oakton Street) Northern end of IL 43 overlap
Morton GroveNiles line 49.5 79.7 US 14 (Dempster Street)
GlenviewMorton Grove line 50.5 81.3 IL 58 (Golf Road)
Glenview 51.7 83.2 Glenview Road Northern terminus
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

See also


  1. ^ "Harlem Avenue".
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