Parking and Street Closures for Uptown Filming Event

Parking and Street Closures for Uptown Filming Event

The City of Park Ridge has been selected as the filming site for an episode of the NBC television show Chicago Fire.  Production will take place in the Uptown area.   

Beginning Thursday, August 11 parking will be restricted on both sides of Prospect Avenue from 20 S Prospect (Park Ridge Public Library) to Northwest Hwy / Touhy Avenue. This parking closure will continue through Tuesday, August 23.  

Prospect Avenue will be closed from Summit Avenue to Northwest Hwy / Touhy Avenue as detailed below: 

Thursday, August 18 7:00pm – Friday, August 19 5:00am 
Friday, August 19 7:00pm – Saturday, August 20 5:00am 
Monday, August 22 6:00pm – Tuesday, August 23 1:00am 

A soft closure between Summit Avenue and the crosswalk at 20 S Prospect will allow vehicles to access the Library parking lot and surrounding businesses. 

Additional parking restrictions are expected in the Euclid parking lot and along Summit Avenue.  

Please exercise caution when traveling in the Uptown area.