The Language Symposium 2017 will take place on Northwestern’s Evanston campus:
Parking on campus is easy and free after 4pm on weekdays and all day on weekends, so if you are attending the Language Symposium, you won’t have to worry about getting parking permits. The closest parking lots to the symposium are 241-UPPER and 215-LOWER, and the newly constructed SEGAL VISITOR’S CENTER located by the Arts Circle, East side of campus:
For general parking information at NU Evanston: http://www.northwestern.edu/up/parking/policies-information/maps/index.html
ACCOMMODATION IN EVANSTON
The accommodation options in Evanston, IL are many and vary in price.
The Homestead offers special rates to guests attending NU-related events. When making your reservation, let them know you are attending a Northwestern-related event in order to get the discounted rate indicated above.
1625 Hinman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Here is a list of other Evanston hotels, the first three of which are also close to campus:
Hilton Orrington/Evanston (very close)
1710 Orrington Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Hyatt House Chicago/Evanston (very close)
1515 Chicago Avenue
Evanston, Illinois, USA, 60201
Hilton Garden Inn Chicago North Shore (a little farther)
1818 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Margarita European Inn (even farther)
1566 Oak Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
Holiday Inn Chicago North Evanston (fairly far on cold days)
1501 Sherman Ave, Evanston, IL 60201
For more information on hotels, restaurants and things to do in the Evanston area: http://www.tripadvisor.com/Tourism-g35972-Evanston_Illinois-Vacations.html
ACCOMMODATION IN SKOKIE
If you have a car, you may find more affordable accommodation options in Skokie (about 10-15 minutes from campus).