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Hotel and Travel 

Hotel

The regional leadership workshop, Leading Forward, will be held at the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro Downtown, Chicago, Ill. The hotel is located just 10.1 miles from Chicago Midway International Airport and 15.6 miles from O’Hare International Airport, in the west loop of Chicago. The hotel address is 733 West Madison, Chicago, Illinois, 60661.

To book your room at the reduced rate of $184 per night, visit the group booking link: National Association of Board of Pharmacy. (Unfortunately, the group booking link are not mobile-friendly.)

Reservation cut-off date: October 12, 2016

Reservations must be made online or by phone: 312-829-5000. Please mention Group Code HP8 when making reservations.

Guest Amenities:

  1. Complimentary Wi-Fi access in all public spaces, guest rooms and meeting rooms
  2. Complimentary access to fully equipped fitness center and pool

If you have any questions about Crowne Plaza amenities and features, please do not hesitate to contact the hotel concierge at 312-829-5000. Other hotel information can be found at the Crowne Plaza Chicago Metro web site.

For more information about the meeting, please visit the FAQ page of the Leading Forward site.

Travel

Airport Transportation

    AIRPORT EXPRESS SHUTTLE
  • (Go Airport Express: 773-247-1200)
  • Go Airport Express Information Page
  • Upon arrival the shuttle is located outside at the baggage claim area, or see ticket agent in baggage area. No reservation is needed into the city. Schedule with the concierge a pick up time back to the airport. Rates may vary.
    TAXI INFORMATION:
  • Taxi from O’Hare should cost about $40–$45.00 one way
  • Taxi from Midway should cost about $30–$35.00 one way
    Blue Line Train Information (O’Hare Airport)
  • Follow signs at airport to CTA, purchase a ticket from vending machine at entrance $2.25 each way. Board the train to the loop. This is your only choice. Exit at the UIC/Halsted Street stop. Walk North on Halsted about ½ mile (or taxi) to Hotel. We are located between Monroe and Madison streets, right past the Walgreens store.
    Orange Line Train Information (Midway Airport)
  • Follow signs to CTA, purchase a ticket from the vending machine at entrance $2.25 each way. Board the train to the loop. This is your only choice. Exit at Washington/Wells Street stop, and walk down the stairs. Walk 2 blocks south to Madison Street. Turn right (west) and walk about ¾ mile to Halsted Street. This will be the 1st street past the expressway. (Yes there is an overpass) You will see the hotel on your left. Guest may take the #20 Bus which picks up at the corner of Wells and Madison and drops off at the corner of Halsted and Madison.
    Washington/Wells Train Stop (.7 miles from hotel)
  • Brown, Orange, Purple, Pink line trains stop at this location. Walk 2 blocks south to Madison Street. Turn right (west) and walk about ¾ mile to Halsted Street. You will see the hotel on your left. Guest may take the #20 Bus which picks up at the corner of Wells and Madison and drops off at the corner of Halsted and Madison.
    Clinton/Green Train Stop (.5 miles from hotel)
  • Green and Pink line trains stop at this location. Walk West on Lake Street for ½ block to Jefferson. Turn left (south) and walk 3 blocks to Madison Street. Cross over Madison and turn right (West). Hotel will be located 2 blocks ahead on your left at the corner of Halsted and Madison
    Bus Stops
  • Bus #8 and #20 stops in front of the hotel at the corner of Halsted and Madison

Driving Directions

    From O’Hare Airport:
  • Take I-190 toward Chicago/Chicago Loop. I-190 will merge into I-90/I-94.
  • Stay on I-90/I-94 for approximately 15.5 miles.
  • Take Madison Street Exit.
  • Turn right onto Madison Street and then take a left onto Halsted Street.
  • Entrance to the hotel will be on your left hand side.
    From Midway Airport:
  • Head North on Cicero Avenue and then take I-55 North.
  • Take I-55 North to I-90/I-94 West (Dan Ryan) (Exit 292A).
  • Stay on I-90/I-94 until Madison Street Exit (Exit 51D)
  • Turn left onto Madison Street. Continue to the Halsted Street.
  • Take a left at the stop light. Entrance to the hotel will be on your left.
    Parking
  • Valet parking is available at the hotel for $43 per day.

Last updated on: 9/8/2016 8:52 PM 

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