Special General Relativity Centennial Session

October 1 - 3, 2015 - CIERA Northwestern University

Questions? CIERA@northwestern.edu

Evanston Campus Information

Taxi from O'Hare / Midway Airport

Preferred Taxi Service
    American Taxi 847-253-4411
        - Call to order cab from American Taxi. Their rates are lower and they know Northwestern and the Skokie/Evanston area well.
        - O'Hare to Skokie/Evanston about 30 minutes (1 hour during rush hours)
        - Midway to Skokie/Evanston about 45 minutes (1.5 hours during rush hours)



    Please contact one of the following hotels to reserve your room.
    The Homestead - 12 minute walk
    Provide online reservation code: ciera2015 for $99 guest rooms, $130 studios, $135 small one bedrooms, and $145 one bedrooms.
    To reserve by phone, please call 847-475-3300 and provide the name: CIERA MRM

    Best Western University Plaza - 18 minute walk
    Phone reservations only. Please call 1-847-491-6400 or 1-800-EVANSTON (382-6786).
    Provide group name: CIERA-Northwestern for group rate of $149.95.

    Hampton Inn & Suites - Chicago North Shore - 17 minute drive
    Please use this link to make your reservation and receive the group rate of $139. RESERVATION LINK.
    To reserve by phone, please call 857-583-1111 and provide conference name: Midwest Relativity Meeting.

    The Holiday Inn Chicago North Shore Skokie - 21 minute drive
    Please use this link to make your reservation and receive the group rate of $99. RESERVATION LINK.

About Northwestern University
Campus Maps

    The main campus is located in Evanston, Illinois, about 20 minutes north of downtown Chicago on the shore of Lake Michigan.
    Facts About Northwestern University
    Campus Map PDF
    Interactive Campus Map

Location of MRM: Norris University Center

    All MRM talks will take place at Northwestern University's student center: Norris University Center, 1999 Campus Drive.
    There will be signs directing you to check in on the second floor, Louis Room 205.
    The evening Public Lecture on October 1st at 7:30 p.m. will be in the McCormick Auditorium of Norris University Center.
    Interactive Map to Norris


    To park on campus you will need a visitor's parking permit ($8.25 per car, per day).
    Purchase a visitor's parking permit: Segal Visitors Center Parking Office or: Cashier's window within Norris University Center.
    Make sure to park in a campus lot with a yellow visitor symbol.

    Evanston City Parking Garages

Current Weather in Evanston, IL

Places to Eat

On Campus
Norris Ground Level Many la carte choices
Allen Center Quality buffet dining. Reservation recommended.
Tech Express Prepackaged lunch and snack items
Possible Points of Interest on Campus Map
Off Campus
Oceanique French-American style seafood restaurant
The Stained Glass Wine Bar and Bistro
Boltwood Upscale American fine-dining
More Restaurants in Downtown Evanston

Questions? CIERA@northwestern.edu