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SciTS Conference 2012

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Local Attractions & Dining

Welcome to the Third Annual International Science of Team Science Conference
April 16-19, 2012
Wyndham Hotel Chicago

We have compiled a list of local area things to do, including shopping, dining, attractions during your stay in Chicago!

SHOPPING & DINING

A unique urban experience of world-class shopping, dining and more.

Over 460 shops … offering something for every style.

  • Argo Tea - 550 Saint Clair Street
  • Gino’s East - 162 East Superior Street
  • Starbuck’s - 251 East Huron Street; 401 E Ontario
  • Cornery Bakery - 676 N Saint Clair St
  • Great Taste Café - 355 E Grand Ave
  • Fox and Obel Café - 401 E Illinois St
  • Café Spiaggia - 980 N Michigan Ave
  • Potbelly’s - 277 E Ontario St
  • TGI Fridays - 153 E Erie Street
  • Capital Grille - 633 North St. Clair St
  • Tru - 686 North Saint Clair St
  • Nomi - 800 N Michigan Ave
  • Café Typhoon - 520 N Michigan Ave
  • Kamahachi - 240 East Ontario Street
  • Big Bowl - 60 East Ohio Street
  • Emilio’s Tapas Sol y Nieve - 215 E Ohio St
  • California Pizza Kitchen - 835 N Michigan Ave
  • Chipotle - 291 E Ontario St
  • West Egg Café - 620 N Fairbanks Ct
  • Shula’s Steakhouse - 301 E North Water St
  • Ron of Japan - 230 E Ontario St
  • ESPN Zone - 43 E Ohio St
  • Au Bon Pain - 251 E Huron St
  • The Cheesecake Factory - 875 N Michigan Ave
  • Grand Lux Café - 600 N Michigan Ave
  • Pizzeria Uno - 29 E Ohio St
  • Mike Ditka’s Restaurant - 100 East Chestnut St

ATTRACTIONS

  • Navy Pier
    600 East Grand Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    (312) 595-PIER
  • IMAX Theatre
  • Smith Museum of Stained Glass Windows at Navy Pier
  • Chicago Shakespeare Theater
  • Shoreline Boat Cruises and Tours
  • The Field Museum
    1400 S. Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL 60605
    (312) 922-9410
  • John G. Shedd Aquarium
    1200 South Lake Shore Drive
    Chicago, IL  60605
    (312) 939-2438
  • The Museum of Science and Industry
    57th Street & Lake Shore Dr.
    Chicago, IL 60637
    (773) 684-1414
  • Museum of Contemporary Art
    220 E. Chicago Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    Phone: (312) 280-2660
  • The Chicago Theatre
    175 N. State St.
    Chicago, IL 60601
    (312) 462-6300

DOWNTOWN CHICAGO CARRIAGE RIDES

Antique Coach & Carriage
Location: Michigan Ave & Huron, Chicago
312-787-1349
Email: antiquecoach@earthlink.net
Offers horse-drawn carriages for all occasions.

Chicago Horse & Carriage Ltd.
Location: Northwest corner of Pearson St & Michigan Avenue, Chicago
773.395.3950, E-mail: info@chicagocarriage.com
Offering a variety of city tours with a choice of open or enclosed carriages weather permitting. Special requests must be prearranged. Lap blankets will be provided when appropriate.

Noble Horse Carriages
Location: 820 N. Michigan Ave.
Turn of the century, handcrafted antique carriages (both open and closed for all weather conditions).

TOURS

  • Chicago Line Cruises, 465 N. McClurg Ct. St. Chicago 312-527-2002
  • Mystic Blue Cruises at Navy Pier, 600 N. Grand Ave. 877/299-7783
  • Odyssey Cruises at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave. 866/305-2469
  • Seadog Speedboat Cruises at Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Ave. 888/636-7737
  • Chicago Grand Tour and Hancock Observatory, Departure Point: 400 East Randolph Street, Suite 1A Chicago, IL 60601
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation-Chicago River Cruise, Cruises depart from the lower level/southeast corner of the Michigan Ave Bridge at Wacker Dr. Individual tickets are available by phone at 312-902-1500.
Conference Contacts

Holly Falk-Krzesinski, PhD
Conference Chair

h-falk@northwestern.edu

Latonia Trimuel
Conference Manager

l-trimuel@northwestern.edu