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Starting street Corner
February 7, 2016
1:41 pm
riverhoop
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Planning on April 1 2017 and going east to west. What is the exact starting street corner in Chicago and the exact ending corner in Santa Monica.

February 11, 2016
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The start of Route 66 has moved a few times.

- Originally, in 1926, Route 66 began on Jackson Blvd. at Michigan Ave.
- In 1933, the start (and end) was moved east onto the reclaimed land for the world fair to Jackson and Lake Shore Drive.
- In 1955, Jackson Blvd became one way west of Michigan Ave. and Adams St. became the westbound US-66. However the start of US-66 remained on Jackson at Lake Shore Drive.

So, even while currently Adams Street at Michigan Avenue is marked as the starting point, Route 66 never departed from there.

Google maps link
https://www.google.com.au/maps.....2d07afd9ef

June 15th to July 13th 2016
Did the whole thing, Chicago to Santa Monica

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