Visit QuesTek Innovations

QuesTek is located at 1820 Ridge Ave in Evanston, IL, 60201 which is about:

  • 15 miles (25 km) north of Chicago’s downtown Loop
  • 3 blocks west of downtown Evanston
  • 0.75 mile (1.2 km) west of Northwestern University’s Evanston campus
  • 17 miles (28 km) from O’Hare, with a travel time by car of typically 30-45 minutes, depending on traffic
  • 30 miles (50 km) from Midway, with a travel time by car of typically 45-75 minutes, depending on traffic

Visit Us by Car

QuesTek’s Private Parking

Our private parking lot for employees and visitors is located behind our building and accessed via an alley. The alley can be entered from Emerson Street or from Lyons Street (via Asbury Street). If you access our parking lot via Lyons Street, please turn left at the end of Lyons Street and proceed into the alley; the entrance to our parking lot will be your first right hand turn.

Visit Us by Train

We’re easily accessible from the Chicago Transit Authority and from Metra, with both services stopping the Davis Street stations located one block south and two blocks east of our facility,

Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) (

CTA’s Purple Line serves its Davis Street station. The Purple line runs as an express to/from Chicago’s downtown Loop during rush hours, but during non-rush-hour periods riders must transfer from/to the Red line at the Howard Station.

Metra (

Metra’s Union Pacific / North Line (UP-N) serves its Davis Street station. Metra has fewer stops than the CTA but runs less frequently.

Recommended Taxi or Limousine Services

Taxi and limousine services are available at O’Hare airport and fares to QuesTek typically range from $40 to $60 and from Midway Airport would be $50-70. Taxis and limousines do not need to be pre-arranged, but if you want to do so some service providers include:

Recommended Hotel Accommodations

Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore/Evanston

1818 Maple Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Approximate distance from QuesTek:  1 block

Hotel Orrington

1710 Orrington Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201

Approximate distance from QuesTek:  0.6 mile

Best Western University Plaza

1501 Sherman Avenue
Evanston, IL 60201
1-847- 491-6400

Approximate distance from QuesTek:  0.8 mile