The Architect’s Newspaper recommends the Hotel Monaco (a Kimpton hotel). Click on this link to make your reservation under Architect’s Newspaper Facade Conference. (Special rates had been available until Oct. 3rd.)

You can also call 1-800-KIMPTON to reserve, under Architect’s Newspaper Facade Conference, though our special rates expired Oct. 3rd. Directions to the Hotel Monaco may be found here:

The Hotel Monaco is a block away from the CTA’s Green Line’s State/Lake station.   Scroll down for destination station details.


SYMPOSIUM   Day 1   October 11, 2012

Illinois Institute of Technology Main Campus
Hermann Hall (HUB)   3241 South Federal  Chicago, IL

WORKSHOPS   Day 2   October 12, 2012
Illinois Institute of Technology Main Campus

Engineering 1   10 West 32nd  Chicago, IL




Rapid Transit

  • CTA Red Line (Howard-95th/Dan Ryan) to Sox-35th station
  • CTA Green Line (Ashland-63rd or 63rd-Cottage Grove) to 35th-Bronzeville-IIT station
  • CTA Bus lines with stops on Main Campus (#29-State, #35-35th, #24-Wentworth, #4-Cottage Grove)

Check out the CTA’s home page for schedules and bus routes.


Visitors’ Parking Lots: Lot B5 @ South Federal St. bet. 32nd & 33rd is closest to Hermann Hall. Lot A4 is nearby at 32nd Street and State Street, on the east side of State Street. Lot D5 on State Street bet. 34th & 35th may have more space should the other two be filled with commuters’ cars. This is closest to the Green Line station. Please contact the Parking Services Office for more details on parking, or visit the parking web page for current parking locations at Call the parking administrator at 312.567.8968 if you need assistance.


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