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Accommodations

Conference Location:
DePaul University College of Law
DePaul Center, 1 East Jackson Boulevard, Suite 8005
Chicago, IL 60604-2287

Directions to DePaul University:

Public Transit:
Conveniently located in the Loop, the Conference Center is accessible from the Jackson stop of the Red and Blue CTA lines, and from the Library stop of the Brown, Purple, and Orange lines. The closest stop on the Green line is Adams street. For specific information, call the RTA at (312) 836-7000 or visit the CTA or Metra Web sites.

Local Parking:
DePaul University has no parking facilities of its own in the Loop area. However, many private facilities offer discounts for DePaul students, staff and visitors. Tickets may be validated in the lobby of each downtown campus building. Two Chicago Park District underground garages and several private parking facilities are conveniently located near the campus.

Parking Garages:

  • Grant Park Garage (underground): 325 South Michigan Avenue (enter at Van Buren and Michigan Avenue)
  • Monroe Street Garage (underground): 250 East Monroe Street
  • Crosstown Auto Park: 328 South Wabash**
  • Auditorium Garage: 65 East Congress**
  • General Parking Corporation: 55 East Monroe**
  • CNA Building: 311 South Wabash**
  • University Self Park: 54 South Wabash
  • Mid City Parking: 219 South Wabash

** This facility offers a special discount rate for DePaul University. Claim check tickets must be validated at either the DePaul Center, Lewis Center, or Computer Science and Telecommunications Center Security Stations

Lodging

Hotel Information:

The Union League Club of Chicago
65 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, Illinois 60604-3598

Union League Club rooms are reserved for August 10-13, 2011. All rooms contain 1 King bed and are available at the price of $130.00 plus a surcharge. To make reservations, please call the Union League Club directly at (312) 427-7800 and refer to the DePaul IP Scholars Conference for reservations. The Union League Club is located 2 blocks west of the DePaul University College of Law. The cut-off date to reserve rooms is July 22, 2011.

Club Quarters
111 West Adams St
Chicago, Illinois 60603

Club Quarters rooms are reserved for August 10-13, 2011. All rooms are standard size and are available at the price of $139.00 plus tax. To make reservations, please call Club Quarters Member Services directly at (212) 575-0006 and refer to DePaul University College of Law group code DEP810 for reservations. Club Quarters is located 3 blocks from the DePaul University College of Law. The cut-off date to reserve rooms is July 22, 2011.

Otherwise, the following information might be useful to you when making hotel reservations on your own. The following hotels may offer discount rates for DePaul visitors. Make sure you ask for "DePaul rates" when making reservations.

Union League Club of Chicago Dress Code Summary

The Union League Club of Chicago abides by a dress code. It is the responsibility of any member or guest inviting a guest into the Clubhouse to inform his or her guests(s) of the dress code requirements.

Business Casual Attire or better is permitted throughout the clubhouse with the exception of specific events for which a higher mode of dress (such as Business Dress Attire, black tie or white tie) is specified.

Business Casual Attire is defined as, for men, a collared shirt (including turtleneck) and slacks (without jacket or necktie). For women Business Casual Attire includes slacks or skirt with a blouse or sweater.

Business-dress attire (for ladies and gentleman 16 years of age and older). Men: Business suit or sport coat and slacks with collared shirt and necktie. Women: Suit (including business pantsuit), dress or blazer with skirt or tailored slacks.

The following are specifically prohibited: (except on floors 10 and above and when checking in or out of the Club guestrooms) overalls, tee-shirt, trading jackets, cut-offs, sweatshirts, denim jackets and any clothing that is tattered or contains inappropriate messages. Blue jeans are not permitted in the clubhouse except on Saturdays before 6:00 p.m. and on Sundays and Holidays.

If you must enter or exit the Club in Athletic Attire, please use the Athletic Entrance, located on Federal Street just south of the revolving-door entrance. To leave the Club, take the elevator to the first floor and follow the signs marked "Athletic Exit."

Directions, parking & transportation to the Union League Club

From O'Hare
Drive east on Kennedy (90/94), exit east on Jackson Blvd., drive 12 blocks and turn right on Federal Street.

From Midway Airport
Drive north on Cicero Ave. turn east on Stevenson Expressway (55). Drive north on Dan Ryan (90) to Congress (290) East bound. Then turn North (left) on Dearborn, go one block to Van Buren, turn Left, block, right on Federal

From North Lake Shore Drive
Drive south on Lake Shore Drive, exit west (right) on Randolph St., turn south (left) on Clark St. Turn east (left) on Jackson Blvd., drive one block turn south (right) on Federal St.

From South Lake Shore Drive
Drive North on Lake Shore Drive. Exit west (left) on Balbo Ave., turn north (right) on Michigan Ave. left onto Van Buren off of Michigan, right on Federal, go north block.

From Eisenhower Expressway (290)
Drive east on Eisenhower Expressway, to Congress (290). Turn north (left) on Dearborn, go one block to Van Buren, turn left, block, right on Federal.

From Dan Ryan Expressway (90/94)
Take 290 Eisenhower east to Congress (290) Parkway. Then turn North (left) on Dearborn, go one block to Van Buren, turn Left, block, right on Federal

From Stevenson Expressway (55)
Go north on Highway 55 to Dan Ryan (90/94), exit east on Congress (290), turn north(left) on Dearborn, go one block to Van Buren, turn left, block, right on Federal.

Valet Parking available on Federal Street Entrance
Self Parking available behind the Club on Federal and Van Buren

Parking
Union League Club Parking Rates *Effective September 1, 2006
Parking is located behind the Union League Club at 318 South Federal
Special rates are available for guests with tickets that are validated at the Front Desk.

Self Parking
All day: $21.00
Weekday mornings 5:00 a.m. to 8.30 a.m.: $6.00
4:00 p.m. to Midnight: $11.75
Weekend 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.: $8.50

Valet Parking
0-4 Hours: $18.00
4-8 Hours: $23.00
8-24 Hours: $32.00

*all prices subject to change without notice

Transportation to/from O'Hare International & Midway Airports

AIRPORT EXPRESS: (800) 654-7871
One Way to/from O'Hare $25.00 per person
One Way to/from Midway $20.00 per person

Taxi Cabs: (312) 243-2537 or (312) 829-4222
One Way to/from O'Hare: (approximately) $30.00 - $40.00
One Way to/from Midway: (approximately) $20.00 - $30.00

Chicago Transit Authority: (312) 836-7000 - $2.25 Chicago Transit Card - One way
O'Hare - Blue Line: Take the Blue Line to Jackson stop. Walk to Jackson Blvd. Located just steps from the Subway.
Midway - Orange Line: Take the Orange Line to the Library Station. Walk one block north into Loop to Jackson Blvd, and one block to 65. W Jackson Blvd.