End of Route 66 sign.

End Route 66 Sign

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Chicago, Illinois

Route 66 is conventionally experienced from East to West, mimicking the countless California-bound travelers that headed that-a-way way before. But for nonconformists heading West to East on Route 66, this battered brown sign in downtown Chicago is one indication of the end of the road. And if their rebellion is spent, they can drive a block north to the "Begin Route 66" sign and start chasing sunsets.

End Route 66 Sign

Address:
E. Jackson Blvd., Chicago, IL
Directions:
Downtown. On the south side of E. Jackson Blvd, on the second light pole west of its intersection with S. Michigan Ave. The sign is mounted so that it faces traffic driving east.
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