Some info for Workshop Participants:
is between 8am and 9am on Monday. Please pick up your Workshop folder from the
CHECK-IN / REGISTRATION table located by room 3-107 (on the 3rd floor of the
McCormick Tribune Center). There will be coffee, juices, soda, and waters
available for you.
Please note, that though we are able to lock the doors, other people
at Northwestern University do have access to these rooms. On that note:
PLEASE, do not leave valuables (lap tops) in the rooms when no one is around
or you will be leaving for an extended period of time. The University and
myself personally cannot be responsible for stolen...or lost items. Thank you
from O'Hare to get to the Hilton Garden Inn, 1818 Maple Ave.:
(1) Easiest to
take a taxi, just go to the cab stand at the airport. I believe they have
fixed rates for the cabs (should be between $20-$30, but I am not sure).
(2) By el
train: Purchase a single fare for $1.75.
a) Take the
subway/el train BLUE Line towards Chicago (from the airport it ONLY goes in
one direction to Chicago).
b) Then, get off
the BLUE Line train at the Washington station. DO NOT LEAVE THE STATION. You
have to transfer to the RED Line train by taking the stairs that go DOWN to
transfer to the RED Line. You go down the stairs and walk a long underground
hallway and then go UP the stairs to the RED Line platform of the Washington
c) Take the RED
Line train towards HOWARD (make sure you take the train that is headed North
d) Get off the
RED Line train at the HOWARD station. DO NOT LEAVE THE STATION. You will see
signs indicating where to get a PURPLE Line train. Go there.
e) Take the
PURPLE Line train into Evanston. You are almost done.
f) Get off the
PURPLE Line train at the DAVIS station.
g) Exit the DAVIS
station and head North to get on Maple Ave. There is a Borders bookstore on
the West side of Maple and a Century Theatres (movies)/Wolfgang Puck's on the
East side of the street. Go about a block. 1818 Maple Ave. will be on the West
side of the street.
(3) By bus:
Ugh. This is not worth your time. We'd probably see you on the last day of the
MAP is located at the end of this email)
(1) If you are a
guest of the Hilton Garden Inn, there is parking available for $10/day.
(2) If you are
not staying at the Hilton, there is a public parking garage located next to
the Hilton Garden Inn at 1818 Maple Ave. (located at P2 on
the Parking Map). There is another parking garage relatively close
on Chicago Ave. at Church St. (located at P3 on the Parking
Map) PARKING MAP is below.
City of Evanston parking garages are
free on Sunday.
(3) There is some
street parking available and metered parking. Usually the metered parking
spaces are free on Sunday. Please, check the label/sign on your meter to be
(4) If you choose
not to park your car in the public garages, there is a Northwestern University
lot for which you must buy visitor parking permits (daily). These passes can be
purchased from me at Registration for $4.75 each day. I WILL NOT HAVE CHANGE.
You must have the exact change to purchase the permit. ALSO: I will have a
limited number of permits with me on Monday. Please, email me or leave a
message on my office phone if you need permit. That way I can be sure to
have enough for the first day. I will give you Tuesday and Wednesday permits
on Tuesday morning (I might be able to get them to you Monday afternoon). The
lot is located at P1 on the Parking Map.
Computer Science Department Ph#:
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Last edited 07/30/04 by JS