Historic Route 66 > Turn by turn > Illinois > Eastern Start/End of Route 66
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Eastern Start and End of Route 66

See the westbound or the eastbound Route 66 descriptions.

Built in1926, 1933 (1955)
StatusOpen
Visitors welcomePublic street
GPS41.878436,-87.617179
41.878157,-87.623971
LocationChicago
CountyCook
StateIllinois

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The start of Route 66 has moved a few times.

So, even while currently Adams Street at Michigan Avenue is marked as the starting point, Route 66 never departed from there.

The ending point is easier: