Explore Our Hospital

Our hospital has a lot to offer you and your loved one on the journey to improved health. Please check out our virtual tour, photo gallery and more to get a better understanding of where you and your loved one will be during the stay. If you have any questions about visitation that is not mentioned in the Visitor Information section, please be sure to give us a call!

Photo Gallery

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Visitor Information

For your safety, your loved one and all others in our hospital, we ask all visitors to:

  • Get a visitor’s pass at the Information Desk when you arrive. We recommend limiting visitors to two at any one time as to not overwhelm your loved one and our care team. Visitor passes are valid only for the date and area displayed and we ask that you please wear them at all times while inside the hospital. Please return your visitor’s pass to the Information Desk when you leave.
  • Check with the patient’s nurse for special restrictions that they may request based on your loved one’s care plan.
  • Keep noise to a minimum.
  • To avoid congestion in the hallways, please stay in your loved ones room while you visit.
  • We are a tobacco-free hospitals. Smoking is not allowed anywhere in the hospital. It is a violation of the Smoke-free Illinois Act.

Visiting Hours

General visiting hours for Kindred - Chicago Lakeshore are daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Flexibility in hours may be available in some cases and should be discussed with the nursing supervisor or an administrative representative. Please limit the number of visitors to no more than two at a time in your loved ones room. Please have all other visitors wait in the main lobby until other visitors leave. Be aware that we may ask that you to wait outside loved ones room while care is being provided.

Visiting the High Acuity Unit (HAU)

Visitors to the HAU are asked to limit visits to 15 minutes, in order to allow adequate rest for their loved one.

Visiting with Children

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted on the units, however they are welcome to wait in common or family waiting areas. Children must be supervised at all times in order to ensure their safety and the safety of our patients. 

Infection Control

We ask that all visitors observe general hygiene practices when entering and leaving patient rooms. This includes disinfecting hands using the sanitizer dispensers conveniently placed around the facility.

For visitors of patients who are under special infection-control precautions or isolation, please read the isolation signs, check with the patient’s nurse, and make sure you understand and cooperate with the required precautions.  

Please refrain from visiting if you have a cough, runny nose and/or congestion, sore throat, body aches, unusual weakness or tiredness, fever, rash, open sores, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea or exposure to any communicable diseases such as chicken pox, measles or mumps.


The cafeteria is located on the first floor and is available to all visitors.

  • Breakfast is served Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.
  • Lunch is served daily from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Vending machines and complimentary beverages are available throughout the day in the cafeteria.

Parking and Security

Free parking is available in the lot adjacent (north) to the facility. Handicapped parking spaces are available. The parking lot is secured, so please ask for a token at the reception desk in the main lobby. Security and safety of our patients, families and staff are a key element at this facility. Because of that, all doors are locked after 8 p.m. Please use the doorbell located at the north entrance for after-hours entry. The security staff will provide escorts to and from cars upon request.

Family Involvement

Family members are welcome to request a biweekly patient conference with clinical staff in order to discuss a loved one’s current condition, progress and to answer questions. Patient/family conferences may be scheduled by calling case management at 773.381.8175.

Local Accommodations


Hampton Inn Chicago North-Loyola Station
1209 W. Albion Ave
Chicago, IL

Super 8 Chicago - 1.51 miles
7300 North Sheridan Road
Chicago, IL
151 & 147 buses stop right in front

The City Inns of Chicago Majestic Hotel - 3.22 miles 
528 W Brompton Ave
Chicago, IL

City Suites Hotel - 3.69 miles 
933 W Belmont Ave
Chicago, IL

Willows Hotel - 4.12 miles 
555 W Surf St
Chicago, IL

Best Western Hawthorne Terrace Hotel - 3.44 miles 
3434 N Broadway Ave
Chicago, IL
Hilton Garden Inn-Evanston - 4.24 miles 
1818 Maple Ave
Evanston, IL

Holiday Inn Chicago North-Evanston - 4.5 miles
1501 Sherman Ave.
Evanston, IL



Waterfront Cafe - 0.12 miles
6219 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Hot Dogs, Salads, Ice Cream/Frozen Yogurt
Thai Grill - 0.12 miles 
1040 W Granville Ave #1044
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Thai
Gino's North Pizzeria - 0.18 miles 
1111 W Granville Ave
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Pizza
Summer Noodle & Rice - 0.19 miles 
1123 W Granville Ave
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Asian Fusion

Subway - 0.21 miles 
1139 W Granville Ave
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Sandwiches

Peacock Café and Restaurant - 0.28 miles 
6014 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Ethiopian
Starbucks - 0.28 miles 
6009 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Coffee & Tea
Dunkin’ Donuts - 0.37 miles 
6332 N Broadway St
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Coffee, Donuts
McDonald’s - 0.61 miles
6536 N Sheridan Rd
Chicago, IL
Cuisine: Fast Food