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Central Loop is located on the corner of Washington and LaSalle directly across the street from City Hall. We are located on the first floor. When you enter the building walk past security and the elevators. We are the first door on your right hand side. Please press the buzzer to be allowed in. There is limited pay-to-park in front of the building between 9am and 4pm; however, we do validate for 30 minutes of parking at the Self Park Garage (blue sign) which has an entrance on both Washington and Madison. This garage is closest to LaSalle Street, between LaSalle and Wells Street.

Bright Horizons at Chicago Central Loop (33 N. LaSalle)

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Welcome to Bright Horizons Chicago Central Loop

Welcome to Bright Horizons Chicago Loop serving children ages 6 weeks to 12 years since 2000. Our highly skilled teachers and caregivers provide a special kind of care for children, designed to help them feel safe and secure in a  new and unfamiliar environment. Our mission is to engage every child in developmentally appropriate opportunities for play and discovery and to help parents feel at ease when there are breakdowns in their regular care situations. We validate parking at the Self Park garage (entrances on Madison/Wells or Washington/Wells) for 30 min during pickup and drop-off (a PDF of the map can be found under For Our Parents under Helpful Documents). Parking validation tickets available at the front desk. The center is located on the Southeast corner of LaSalle and Washington. Upon entering the main building, go straight ahead and we are on the right hand side. You will need to be buzzed into the secured center....

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What Parents are Saying

Our greatest advocates are also our closest friends.

"I really like the activities the teachers do with my children at Bright Horizons. They are creative and plan interesting lessons and activities for them. My kids always enjoy themselves when they go there. "

Our Center Programs & Services

Here are a few of our best features.

Drop-in / emergency-care, School holiday - vacation care, School-age summer camp

Featured Parent Webinar

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Bright Horizons Foundation for Children Celebrates 15 Years!

Bright Horizons Foundation for ChildrenThe Bright Horizons Foundation for Children honors its 15th anniversary with Voices of Gratitude, a digital magazine celebrating the difference our programs make in people's lives. To date, thousands of partners, volunteers, and donors have shared their time, resources, and knowledge across hundreds of communities and now serve more than 100,000 children a year through Bright Spaces, volunteering, and grants.


Morning/Afternoon snack is no charge, lunch in center is $5/child under 6yrs, and $6/ child 6-12yrs. No outside food for children 2 and over is allowed, but you are welcome to take your child out for lunch. For children under 2 years, all food provided must store bought/sealed and ready to feed.

Get involved in our Highlighted Activities

Because knowledge is more than just the ABC's.

We hope you will be able to join us for a day or two.

Take a look at some upcoming events here.
Young Explorers (6wks-15mon)
New Adventures (15mon-2yrs)
Early Learners (3-5yrs)
Discovery Zone (6-12yrs)

Check out our Lunch & Snack Menu's:
Food2You Catering:
Click here for current menu

We are a nut free environment! Please do not bring any outside snacks/foods in bags.

Please click here to learn more about our Curriculum at Bright Horizons.

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