StoryCorps in Chicago
Note: StoryCorps has paused public recording operations at this time, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more here.
If you’re a representative from an organization interested in partnering with StoryCorps Chicago using our remote recording tools, get in touch at email@example.com.
StoryCorps Connect is a new, public platform that allows anyone, anywhere to record an interview with a loved one remotely and preserve it in the Library of Congress. Here’s where you can try it.
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Monday – Saturday: 10:00AM – 6:00PM
Schedule times and dates may vary and are subject to change. This includes major holidays.
Recordings by appointment:
Thursday: 11:00AM – 4:00PM
Saturday: 10:00AM – 4:00PM
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Become a Community Partner
Our goal is to make the StoryCorps recording experience accessible to all. One way we do that is by partnering with local organizations that serve diverse populations. These community partnerships are free of charge. StoryCorps conversations celebrate the voices and milestones in your community and encourage meaningful interactions between your organization and the people you serve. Conversations can be recorded in any language.
To learn more about the benefits of community partnership and our partner criteria contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Parking & Accessibility
Parking is not available at the Chicago Cultural Center.
You can park in Millennium Park Garage, Grant Park North, Grant Park South and East Monroe Garages for convenient access to the Cultural Center. These garages do charge a parking fee.
For more information or directions for any of these parking garages, visit www.millenniumgarages.com or call 312.616.0600.
The wheelchair accessible entrance of the Chicago Cultural Center is located at street level at Garland Court, near the Randolph Street entrance.
Wheelchairs for use in the Chicago Cultural Center are available upon request on a first come, first served basis. Upon arrival, please ask the security officer on duty in the lobby for assistance.
The Chicago Cultural Center is easily accessible by both Chicago Transit Authority buses and trains and Metra’s commuter rail lines.
By train: Brown, Purple, Orange, Green, Pink line stop is Washington & Wabash. Blue and Red line stop is Washington, walk 2 blocks east.
By bus: # 3, 4, 6, 124, 147,151, or 157 or J14, Michigan/Washington or Michigan/Randolph.
By Metra: Metra Electric District and South Shore Line stop at Millennium Station (Michigan Ave. between South Water & Randolph St).
For more detailed information, you can go to www.transitchicago.com or call the Travel Information Center at 1-888-YOUR-CTA or 1-888-CTA-TTY1 (TTY).