Directions, Parking & Hotels

UP Comedy Club is located on the third floor of Piper's Alley in the heart of a rich comedy community, adjacent to the legendary Second City. With the addition of this theatre, we are truly turning Piper's Alley into an exciting entertainment destination.

230 W. North Ave
3rd Floor
Chicago, IL 60614
(312) 662-4562


Metered parking is available on both North Avenue and Wells Street in either direction. Parking is also available for a fee at:

Second City Parking

Piper's Alley Self Park Garage - 230 West North Avenue
Treasure Island – 1639 N. Wells St
Public Parking – Corner of North Ave and North Park

Old Town Neighborhood Parking

Piper's Alley Self Park Garage - 230 West North Avenue
O'Brien's Restaurant - 1528 N. Wells St
Boston Market - 1562 N. Wells
Chicago History Museum – 1730 N Sheridan

Bus Parking

At this time, we regret that we are unable to offer motorcoach parking at our facility. We advise all clients to use the free motorcoach parking that the City of Chicago has made available mere blocks from the theater. Please contact us so that we may send you a map and directions.

Chicago Motorcoach Loading Zones & Parking Locations can be found here.


Public Transit
Sedgwick Brown Line station is 2 blocks west of the theatre
North/Clybourn Red Line station is 6 blocks west of the theatre

From the South
1. Take 94 West toward Chicago
2. Take exit 49A for Division St
3. Keep left at the fork to continue toward W Division St
4. Turn right at W Division St
5. Stay on Division St for 1.3 miles
6. Turn left at N Wells St
7. Turn left on North Ave and look to your right

From the North/Northwest
1. Take 90/94 East toward Chicago
2. Take exit 48B for State Route 64/North Ave
3. Turn left on to North Ave
4. Stay on North Ave for 1.6 miles

From Lakeshore Drive
1. Take the exit toward IL-64/Lasalle Dr/North Ave
2. Turn left at W LaSalle Dr
3. Turn left at N LaSalle Blvd
4. Turn right at W North Ave 



PUBLIC Chicago is the preferred hotel for UP Comedy Club:

PUBLIC Chicago
1301 North State Parkway
Chicago, IL 60610

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