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Located in downtown Chicago at State Street and Congress Parkway, University Center is within walking distance of famous attractions, restaurants and shopping!

DIRECTIONS BY CAR
From the Southwest (I-55 Stevenson Expressway)
Proceed east to the end of I-55 to North Lake Shore Drive. Continue north (towards downtown) on Lake Shore Drive to Balbo Street. Turn left on Balbo to State Street; turn right on State Street. Continue one block. University Center will be on your right between Harrison Street and Congress Parkway.

From the South (I-57 to I-94 Dan Ryan Expressway)
Exit at Congress Parkway. Drive east towards downtown to State Street. Turn right on State Street. University Center will be on your left between Congress Parkway and Harrison Street.

From the North (I-90/94 Kennedy/Edens Expressway)
Exit at Congress Parkway. Drive east towards downtown to State Street. Turn right on State Street. University Center will be on your left between Congress Parkway and Harrison Street.

From the West (I-290 Eisenhower Expressway)
I-290 turns into Congress Parkway at it nears downtown. Continue driving east to State Street. Turn right on State Street. University Center will be on your left between Congress Parkway and Harrison Street.


DIRECTIONS FROM AIRPORTS
Midway Airport
Take CTA (subway/”EL”) Orange Line to Library/Van Buren stop; walk 1 block south on State Street to Congress Parkway.
Take a taxi, expect to pay around $25-$30 from Midway to University Center.

O’Hare International Airport
Take CTA (subway/”L”) Blue Line to LaSalle/Congress stop; walk four blocks east on Congress to State Street
Take a taxi, expect to pay around $35-$40 from O’Hare to University Center.


PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION
Amtrak | 800-872-7245
Metra | 312-322-6777
Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) | 888-968-7282

 

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525 South State Street, Chicago, IL 60605
T 877-482-2463
F 312-924-8100
conference@universitycenter.com

PARKING
University Center does not have dedicated parking. However, there are a number of parking garages and lots surrounding the building. 

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