Chicago July 2024 Lodging

We have the first two options below at discounted rates:

Please note that these can be reserved for 2 to 4 nights:


A. The Congress Plaza Hotel

On Michigan Avenue by Grant Park

520 S. Michigan Avenue, Chicago, IL 60605 (across the street from Roosevelt Univ.)


Contact Person for questions: Vanessa Rosado Aguilar | Sales Manager


At the Congress we have the following rooms reserved (which can be modified later)

Costs:  (tax is about 17%)

Check in time:  3:00 pm.   Check out time:  12:00 noon



B. Roosevelt University Summer Dorm Rooms

On the same block as our conference gathering area.

430 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60605

Information:  (312) 341-2005

Coordinator: Corinne Martin
Director of Residence Life and Housing
Roosevelt University

At Roosevelt we have the following rooms reserved (which can be modified later)

Cost: $100 per night (plus Chicago hotel tax rate at 17%)

Two Options:

Standard linen service is provided with your room rates. Bedrooms include extra-long twin beds, desk with chair, armoire with padlock latches, adjustable thermostat, LAN connections, TV/cable ready outlets, micro-fridge available for rent.  Guests will have access to the building’s recreation area, dining center, floor kitchens and laundry facilities. Pots, pans, dishes, flatware and utensils are not included.

Free wifi throughout the building.  Air conditioning. Fitness room.

Check in time: 3:00 pm.   Check out time:  11:00 AM


A. Go to our Conference Registration page, and enter your payment (x nights) via the dropdown: “Roosevelt Lodging Payment”

B. Email ellulsociety@gmail.com to confirm name, # of nights and dates, single or shared rate, sum $ total.

Remember, you can reserve for 2, 3, or 4 nights.


C. Silversmith Hotel

10 South Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL 60603 (5 blocks north of Roosevelt)

(312) 795-6554

If needed, we can get a courtesy block of 20 rooms here for $279.00 per night.  The rate includes hi-speed WIFI access, 2 bottles of water in each guest room, a voucher for a complimentary glass of wine for each night of the guests’ stay.


D. Travelodge by Wyndham Downtown Chicago

65 E HARRISON ST., CHICAGO, ILLINOIS 60605    (1 block south of Roosevelt)

855-516-1090 / local: 312-574-3335

Cost around $130 to $170


E. The Palmer House (Hilton)

17 East Monroe Street,  Chicago, IL 60603   (2 blocks north of Roosevelt Univ.)


F.  The Blackstone Hotel (Marriott)

636 South Michigan Avenue, Chicago, Illinois 60605 USA. (Further south of Roosevelt)  Lobby entrance on East Balbo Avenue,


G. The J. Ira and Nicki Harris Family Hostel

24 E Ida B Wells Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

(312) 360-0300


Link to Roosevelt University MAPQUEST



RIDE THE LOOP!  Chicago Transit Authority

Fortunately, multiple subway lines run near our conference site.

Station to use is: ADAMS WABASH just a bit northwest of Roosevelt.

Map of Downtown LOOP and sites to see.

O’Hara Airport Transport to downtown LOOP: View webpage