With only some exceptions, roads in Chicago named "Street" go East/West, and "Avenues" go North/South.

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Avenue - Title applied mostly to streets running North and South. There are exceptions. Blvd - Title given to streets where trucks over 5 tons are not permitted. Court - Title given to short roadway. Parkway - Title given to street that ends at a park. Place - Title given to street running the 1/2 block between streets. Street - Title applied mostly to streets running East and West. There are exceptions.