Logistics and Hotels
 
Workshop Location
The William Eckhardt Research Center (ERC) at the University of Chicago
The meeting will be held in room 401 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

Please make your reservation as soon as possible, in order to secure the UofC discounted rate.
 
La Quinta Inn
a 20-minute walk from the UChicago campus
La Quinta Inn
4900A S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60615
Phone: (773) 324-3000
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Rate: $169 per night
Cut-off date for reservations is 5/5/18

Participants should call 773-324-3000 and use the group name "Joint SPT-DES" workshop and specify their hotel preference (La Quinta or Lake Shore).

 
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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Rate: $119 per night
Cut-off date for reservations is 5/5/18

Participants should call 773-324-3000 and use the group name "Joint SPT-DES" workshop and specify their hotel preference (La Quinta or Lake Shore).

 
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
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The rate will vary, depending on reservation date.

Book Online
  • Website
  • Enter preferred dates of stay and click 'Check Availability'

Book by Phone
  • 1.888.591.1234
  • Request Rate Code: UNCH


 
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