Foster Avenue (Chicago)

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Foster Avenue
US 41.svg
Dr. John H. Foster Memorial Avenue
5200 North
LocationChicago, Harwood Heights, Norridge, Schiller Park, Bensenville, Wood Dale, Roselle, Bartlett
Coordinates41°58′23″N 87°52′16″W / 41.9731°N 87.8710°W / 41.9731; -87.8710Coordinates: 41°58′23″N 87°52′16″W / 41.9731°N 87.8710°W / 41.9731; -87.8710 length =
East endSimonds Drive about 600 West, Chicago
West endIndependence Drive, Bartlett

Foster Avenue (5200 N) is a major east-west street on the North Side of Chicago as well as the northwestern suburbs. Foster Avenue separates the Chicago lakefront neighborhoods of Edgewater to the north and Uptown to the south.

Foster Avenue runs in Chicago from Lake Michigan on the east to East River Road (8800 W.) to the west and picks up again west of Des Plaines River Road to connect Chicago to O'Hare Airport. It carries U.S. Route 41 from Lake Shore Drive to Lincoln Avenue.

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