“Science with Giant Telescopes:
Public Participation in TMT and GMT”

Chicago Skyline at night

June 15-18, 2008


InterContinental Chicago
505 N. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60611

Telephone: (312) 944-4100


A block of guest rooms has been secured at the InterContinental Chicago, with a special rate for workshop participants of USD $259.00 plus tax per night, single or double occupancy.

Make your hotel reservation and be added to the rooming list by the MAY 13 DEADLINE by sending the following information to: Laurie Philips (lphillips AT noao.edu)

Reservations requested after May 13 will be made on a space- and rate-available basis. Participants registered by May 13 will receive a confirmation number by June 1.

InterContinental Chicago Quick Look: Area, Facts at a Glance



Chicago Skyline from the air

The InterContinental Chicago is 12 miles from Midway Airport and 16 miles from O’Hare International Airport, on The Magnificent Mile

“GO Airport Express” is recommended for curb-side shuttle transport between either airport and the hotel, 24 hours per day, 365 days per year. No reservations are required from the airport. One-way fare for one person is $22 (Midway) and $27 (O’Hare).  Discounts offered for 3+ passengers. See their FAQ for further details.   Parking at the InterContinental Chicago is $49/day, and will not be reimbursed.