The Gift Theatre is conveniently located at 4802 N. Milwaukee in Chicago’s Jefferson Park neighborhood; two storefronts NORTH of Lawrence, on the WEST side of Milwaukee.
The Gift is easily accessible by car, train, or bus! Metered parking can be found most readily on Lawrence west of Milwaukee.
From the west, take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90 EAST) and exit west (right) onto Lawrence. Your first light is Milwaukee. Cross Milwaukee to find parking on Lawrence.
From the city, take the Kennedy Expressway (I-90 WEST) and exit west (left) onto Lawrence. Your first light is Milwaukee. Cross Milwaukee to find parking on Lawrence.
The Gift is also a kitty corner from the Jefferson Park stop on the CTA Blue Line. Simply exit the train station, cross the street, and walk 1/2 block south on Milwaukee. The Metra Train also stops at Jefferson Park as well the following buses:
- 56 Milwaukee
- 56a N. Milwaukee
- 68 NW Hywy
- 81 Lawrence
- 81 W. Lawrence
- 85 Central
- 85a N. Central
- 88 Higgins
- 91 Austin.
Finally, the following Pace buses: 225 Howard, Industrial, 226 Oakton, and the 270 Milwaukee.
If you’re new to the neighborhood, the Gale Street Inn (4914 N. Milwaukee) or Community Tavern (4038 N. Milwaukee) is an excellent place to have a drink or a bite to eat before or after the show. Visit galestreet.com or communitytavern.com for more information.