Logistics


Conference Location


Saturday, November 16, 2013


James L. Allen Center
2169 Campus Drive
Evanston, IL 60208
(847) 864-9270



Accomodations



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Getting Here



By Car

From downtown Chicago
Take Lakeshore Drive north, continue north and stay right following signs for Sheridan Rd. Continue on Sheridan Road to South Blvd. Turn right on Chicago Avenue and continue north to the Northwestern campus.



From O'Hare

Exit the airport on I-190 E and take I-294 North. Exit on East Dempster Street and continue for 9.7 miles to Chicago Avenue. Turn left on Chicago Ave and continue north to the Northwestern campus.



From Midway

Take Cicero Avenue north to Archer Ave. Turn right on Archer and continue for 1 mile to Pulaski Rd. Turn left on Pulaski and enter I-55 North. Continue for 5.6 miles and merge onto Lakeshore Drive north (US 41N). Drive north for 9.5 miles and then stay right to Sheridan Road. Continue on Sheridan Road to South Blvd. Turn right on Chicago Avenue and continue north to the Northwestern campus.


Look for Northwestern volunteers on Sheridan to assist with parking.




By Public Transportation

Via Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) "El" trains and subway

Take the "Red Line" north to Howard. At Howard, take the "Purple Line" north toward Linden. Get out at the Foster stop. Out of the station take a right, turning east onto Foster St. Walk two and a half blocks to Sheridan Rd. In front of you, on the east side of Sheridan Rd, is the Jacobs Center. To get to the Allen Center, walk north on Sheridan, past the Jacobs Center, and turn right into Parking Lot D. Walk east through Parking Lot D towards the lake. Continue forward to a second parking lot and the Allen Center will be in front of you.

For more information about the Chicago Transit Authority, visit the CTA Home Page.



Via Metra Commuter Train

Take the Metra/Union Pacific North Line toward Kenosha. Get off at Davis St, Evanston. Make a left, turning east onto Davis St. Walk one long block from Benson Ave to Orrington Ave. Make a left, turning north onto Orrington Ave. Walk two blocks to Clark St. In front of you, on the north side of Clark St, will be the Rebecca Crown Center. Walk east on Clark to Chicago Ave. and make a left. Walk North on Chicago Ave. (which will turn into Sheridan Road at the first light) to the intersection of Foster and Sheridan. The Jacobs Center at 2001 Sheridan, at the intersection of Foster and Sheridan. To get to the Allen Center, walk north on Sheridan, past the Jacobs Center, and turn left into Parking Lot D. Walk east through Parking Lot D towards the lake. Continue forward to a second parking lot and the Allen Center will be in front of you.



For more information about Metra, visit the Metra Information Center.