Car Pool/Commuter Train to Downtown Chicago for Photo Walk !!

 For this downtown Chicago photo walk, we will carpool from Indianapolis to Ogden Dunes, IN (just a few miles East of I-65 near Portage IN), then take the South Shore commuter train into Millennium Park (the "Bean") in downtown Chicago.  From there we'll causally walk around downtown Chicago, taking pictures, and eventually end up at the Harold Washington Public Library to see the Vivian Maier Photo Exhibit.  All are welcome to carpool up and back with us to share travel expenses.  You're welcome to walk with us, or go off and do your own thing!   We'll probably break into smaller walking groups if we have a large group.  We'll chip in to share driving costs, and the South Shore commuter train to/from Millennium Station costs $7.50 each way.  

Here is our general Itinerary:

Sunday, June 22, 2014:
5:30am...meet at Interfaith Church Center (1100 West 42nd Street, Indianapolis, IN 46208), pile into carpooling cars.
5:45am...leave for Ogden Dunes
8:45am...arrive at Ogden Dunes Train Station (leave vehicles)
9:00am (8am Chicago time)...leave on train for Millennium Station
10:13am (9:13am Chicago time)...arrive at Millennium Station
Walk around Chicago taking pictures, visit Harold Washington Public Library to see Vivian Maier Exhibit, eat lunch
5:43pm (4:43pm Chicago time)...get on Commuter Train at Millennium Park to return to Ogden Dunes
6:58pm (5:58pm Chicago time)...arrive at Ogden Dunes, IN, leave for return to Indy in caravan
Approx 10pm (Indy time)...arrive in Indy....

Let us know if you could drive, or prefer to be a passenger, so we can know how many drivers/vehicles we'll have.  Also let us know how many people could fit in your vehicle, if you can drive!

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  • Greg

    Thanks to Bob Hawkins for our destination maps. He went online and made maps for us from the Interfaith Center to the Ogden/Dunes South Shore Train Station. See those going to Chicago tomorrow at 5:30!

    1 · June 21

  • James E.

    I assume someone knows how to get to the Ogden Dunes/Portage train station.

    June 21

  • A former member
    A former member

    I'm thinking about it :-)

    1 · June 16

    • A former member
      A former member

      I won't be going...Enjoy

      June 17

  • James E.

    I just checked the Vivian Maier site for exhibits and there is nothing showing for this date in Chicago. Is this still happening? The next exhibit shown is June 27th and it is in Belgium.

    June 3

    • James E.

      Sorry for confusion....I checked with the Library and this exhibit is in fact there until August.

      June 3

  • Brad B.

    I just realized that I cannot make it on July 19th, I will be in northern Michigan at that time.

    April 23

    • Susan

      This trip is on June 22nd.

      May 14

  • James E.

    I can drive, have large comfortable Chevy Avalanche. Can bring 4 people plus myself. Or would be glad to ride with someone and split cost of fuel.

    1 · May 14

    • Susan

      I would like to ride with you.

      1 · May 14

  • James E.

    Greg, you had said something about carpooling up and then taking the train into Chicago.

    1 · April 23

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