Note: Hotels in "downtown Chicago" are not in walking distance from the UChicago campus, but there is public transportation (Metra Train and several CTA bus routes) from the downtown to the campus neighborhood.

UChicago Transportation & Parking Guide

Workshop Location
The William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC) at the University of Chicago
The meeting will be held at the William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC) at the University of Chicago:
5640 South Ellis Avenue,
Chicago, IL 60637

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Suggested Hotels
The following hotels holds are for an arrival date of June 11 and departure date of June 16.
La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago
a 20-minute walk from the UChicago campus
La Quinta Inn & Suites Chicago
4900 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: (773) 324-3000
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Arrival date: June 11, 2017
Departure date: June 16, 2017

Participants should ask for the UofC DES Meeting rate ($149 per night plus tax)
Cut-off date for meeting rate: April 27, 2017 (or when rooms fill).

Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
a 20-minute walk from the UChicago campus
Chicago Lake Shore Hotel
4900 S Lake Shore Dr,
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: (773) 288-5800
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Arrival date: June 11, 2017
Departure date: June 16, 2017

Participants should ask for the UofC DES Meeting rate ($119 per night plus tax)

Cut-off date for meeting rate: April 27, 2017 (or when rooms fill).

Club Quarters, Central Loop Hotel
in downtown Chicago
Club Quarters, Central Loop Hotel
111 W. Adams Street
Chicago, Illinois 60603
(203) 905-2100
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Arrival date: June 11, 2017
Departure date: June 16, 2017

Participants should ask for the UofC DES Meeting rate using the code DES611 (rates vary between $214 - $235 per night plus tax)

Cut-off date for meeting rate: May 11, 2017 (or when rooms fill)

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Alternative Hotels
Although the "University of Chicago Rate" may not be available for the following hotels, participants should still inquire when making their reservation.

The University of Chicago preferred hotel list
Hyatt Place Chicago-South / University Medical Center
walking distance to the University of Chicago campus
Hyatt Place Chicago-South / University Medical Center
5225 South Harper Avenue
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: (773) 752-5300 or (888) 591-1234
Map

Hyatt Regency McCormick
in downtown Chicago
Hyatt Regency McCormick
2233 South Martin L. King Drive,
Chicago, Illinois,
USA 60616-9985
Tel: +1 (312) 567 1234
Map

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
in downtown Chicago
Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 E. North Water Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Reservations: 888.627.7106

Marriott Residence Inn Chicago Downtown
in downtown Chicago
Marriott Residence Inn Chicago Downtown
201 E. Walton Place
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Phone: 1-800-331-3131 or 312-943-9800
Map

InterContinental Chicago
in downtown Chicago
InterContinental Chicago
505 N. Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60611
Reservations: 800.628.2112 or 312.944.4100
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Transportation
UChicago Transportation & Parking Guide

Should you decide to take a taxi from O'Hare to campus, the estimated fare is $60. It is approximately $35 from Midway to campus.

Parking: there is Visitor parking in the U. Chicago lot at 55th St. and Ellis Avenue for:
  • 0 - 2 hours $8.00
  • 2 - 3 hours $16.00
  • 3 - 4 hours $20.00
  • 4 - 24 hours $25.00