Directions to the IPC | Illinois Poison Center 

Directions to the IPC

Nov 26, 2020
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Illinois Poison Center

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council Conference Center

222 South Riverside Plaza

19th Floor

ChicagoIL 60606

(312) 906-6000


The Illinois Poison Center and the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council Conference Center is located at 222 S. Riverside Plaza, which is the office building directly above Union Station.  The office building lobby can be accessed directly from the main entrance on Adams Street.  It is also connected via an underground tunnel to Union Station Self Park at 320 S. Canal Street(entrances on Canal Street and Clinton Street.)  To access the office building from Union Station or the underground tunnel, take the escalator from the Amtrak ticket area toward Canal Street.  Instead of exiting to Canal Street, go up the stairs and through the revolving doors to the office building lobby.


The security staff at the lobby desk will give you a visitor pass.  You will need to show photo identification.


Metra Train

The Illinois Poison Center is in the building located above Union Station (see above details.)  The Ogilvie Transportation Center is located at Canal Street and Madison Street which is two blocks north of the Illinois Poison Center.


CTA “L” Train

The Illinois Poison Center is within a short walking distance of two L stops.  One is the brown/orange/purple line Quincy/Wells Street stop, which is just south of Adams Street and three blocks east of the Illinois Poison Center.  The other is the blue line Clinton Street stop, which is two blocks south and one block west of the Illinois Poison Center.


Detailed public transportation information can be found at

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