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Parking Garages

City Parking Garages

The City has three public parking garages in its downtown area. Parking is free at City garages for the first hour, on Sundays and on the following holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas. Monthly passes can be purchased for each garage using the links below.

Downtown Evanston Parking Map

Hours Rates
0–1 hour FREE
1–2 hours $3
2–3 hours $5
3–5 hours $6
5–8 hours $10
8–12 hours $12
12–24 hours $18
3-Garage Monthly Pass

For $175 a month, a registered vehicle can park in any of the 3 Evanston garages 24 hours a day/7 days a week. 
Contracts are available at the Sherman Plaza garage office and online.

1800 Maple Self Park

Contact: 847-866-9240
Hours: 24/7 365 days a year
Free: Sundays. First hour. Movie patrons -four hours free with validation.
# of spaces: 1400 (25 disabled)
Directions: Enter from Maple Avenue at Clark Street or University Place
Clearance: From the main entrance to the top of the garage clearance is 8 ft. 2 in. and 7 ft. 7 in. to enter the flat bay on level two.
Monthly Permits: $115, or $60 for roof top only parking. Purchase monthly passes

Church St. Self Park

Contact: 847-328-4607
Hours: 24/7 365 days a year. Overnight pays normal hourly rate.
Free: Sundays. First hour.
# of spaces: 600, (12 disabled)
Clearance: Height clearance on Level 1 is 8 ft. 2 in. for wheelchair lift vans. All other floors have a 6 ft. 8 in. height clearance.
Directions: Enter from Church or Clark east of Chicago Ave
Monthly Permits: $115 Purchase monthly passes

Sherman Plaza Self Park 

Contact: 847-491-6908
Hours: 24/7 365 days a year
Free: Sundays. First hour.
# of spaces: 1,583 (25 disabled)
Directions: Enter from Davis Street or Benson Ave.
Clearance: From level one to level five clearance is 8 ft. 2 in.. From level five to top the clearance is 6 ft. 9 in.
Monthly Permits: $130  Purchase monthly passes

Questions or concerns

Residents may contact the garage directly or email customer service for all the garages at More information is also available at the SP+ website