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CBDNA Visit
Welcome to Chicago!  The DePaul University School of Music campus is located in the heart of Chicago's Northside Lincoln Park neighborhood.  

Hotel for the Conference

Hotel Lincoln​

Hotel Lincoln
Hotel Lincoln​

1816 North Clark Street 
Chicago, IL, 60614,
(312) 254-4700

1 Mile from Holtschneider Performance Center, shuttles will be available

Book directly with hotel and ask for CBDNA block rate. ​

Reservations can be made here.

Single/Double occupancy:
1 Queen Bed: $79.00
2 Double Beds: $109.00
Junior Suite, King Bed: $109.00
The Guest Room Rates are quoted exclusive of any applicable taxes (which are currently 17.4%), applicable service fees, and/or Hotel-specific fees in effect at the time of the Event.

Deadline for booking with block rate: January 29, 2020  


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Hotel Lincoln Discounts

As part of your nightly amenity fee with Hotel Lincoln, you have access to the following exclusive discounts at neighborhood boutiques, restaurants and bars.  Simply show your Hotel Lincoln room key to receive these discounts.  We hope you enjoy the extras, as well as your stay at Hotel Lincoln.​

80 Proof - 1500 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 20% Discount (excluding Sat/Sun brunch)
Adelaide -  1704 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614 - 20% Discount
Benchmark - 1510 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 20% Discount
Broken English - 2576 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 10% Discount
Dinotto - 1551 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 15% Discount
Equinox​ - 1750 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614 - Half off Day Pass ($25)
Forastero - 449 W North Ave, Chicago, IL 60610 - 15% Discount
Handle With Care - 1710 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614 - 15% Discount off one full priced item
Happy Camper - 1209 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - Free Draft Beer or House wine with purchase of pizza or salad
Jeni's - 1419 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 10% Discount
Kamehachi - 1531 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60611 - 10% Discount
La Fownette - 1547 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 15% Discount
La Roccia - 1909 N Lincoln Ave #1, Chicago, IL 60614 - 20% Discount
Mercy Beaucoup Resale Boutique - 1545 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 10% Discount
Second City - 1616 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60614 - 25% off (excluding 8pm shows on Fri/Sat)
Old Town Oil - 1543 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 15% Discount
Old Town Pour House - 1419 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - $5 off soupon at front desk of Hotel
Orso's - 1401 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 10% Discount
Ranalli's - 1925 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 20% Discount
The Spice House - 1512 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 15% Discount
String a Strand on Wells - 1361 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 10% Discount
Swerve Salon and Spa - 1350 N Wells St, Chicago, IL 60610 - 20% Discount off first Service
Twin Anchors - 1655 N Sedgwick St, Chicago, IL 60614 - 10% Discount



Traveling to the Conference Location

Parking Options

Discounted parking for Holtschneider Performance Center attendees is available at the following garages:

Sheffield Parking Facility
2331 N. Sheffield Ave.

Discounted parking for weekday events after 4pm and all-day Saturdays and Sundays is $7.25. 
Discounted parking for weekday events before 4pm is $9.25.  

Please bring your parking ticket with you to the Holtschneider Performance Center. We have a parking ticket validator at the Public Safety desk, located near the entrance on Halsted St, which will grant you the discounted parking rates.

Paid self-parking in the Holtschneider Performance Center garage is available for specific events only. For details on parking availability, please call the Box Office, M-F, 10am-3pm, 773.325.5200.


Parking is strictly prohibited on Chalmers Place and in the residential area to the west of the Concert Hall and School of Music. You will be towed if you park in the spaces reserved for residents only.


Five accessible parking spaces for those with a state-issued disabled parking placard or license plate are available on Chalmers Place, just west of the School of Music. These spaces can be accessed by approaching from the west, from Belden Avenue. You can see the location of these spaces in further detail by reviewing this map.

For additional information regarding accessibility needs, please contact musicboxoffice@depaul.edu.​​

Driving

The Lincoln Park Campus is accessible from the Kennedy Expressway (I-90, I-94) by exiting at the Fullerton Avenue ramp (2400 North) and turning east. The campus is approximately one mile from the Kennedy Expressway on Fullerton Avenue. From Lake Shore Drive (Route 41), the campus can be reached by going west on Fullerton Avenue (2400 North) and driving about 1 1/2 miles.​

Public Transportation


Rapid Transit Lines (Chicago "L")
There are three Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) rapid transit lines that service the Lincoln Park Campus. All stop at the Fullerton Avenue station.
  1. The Red Line (Howard/Dan Ryan) crosses the city from north (Howard Street 7600 North) to south (95th Street and the Dan Ryan Expressway). There are several downtown Red Line subway stops located along State Street.
  2. The Brown Line (Ravenswood) services the north and the near northwest areas of the city. In the downtown area, several stops are available along the famous Loop El, the elevated rail line that circles the downtown area.
  3. The Purple Line (Evanston Express) is available downtown during peak travel periods at loop elevated stations and travels north to Evanston with a stop at Fullerton Avenue. The Purple Line does not operate on weekends.
CTA Buses
These buses stop near the Lincoln Park Campus:
#8 - Halsted Street: to and from 79th Street and Broadway.
#11- Lincoln Avenue: to and from Devon/Kedzie and North/Clark.
#37- Sedgwick/Ogden: to and from Fullerton/Sheffield and Cermak/Pulaski.
#74- Fullerton Avenue: to and from the Brickyard Mall and Lincoln/Webster.
 

Dining Options 

Casual/Sit Down

Bacino's Pizza -2204 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.4 miles away from HPC
Noodles in the Pot - 2453 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.1 miles away from HPC
Nookies Too - 2114 North Halsted St, Chicago IL 60614 - 0.4 miles away from HPC
Parson's Chicken and Fish - 2435 N Halsted St, Chicago IL 60614 - 0.2 miles away from HPC
Potbelly Sandwich Shop - 2664 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614  - 0.2 miles away from HPC
Thai Bowl - 2410 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 449 feet away from HPC
Lincoln Station Bar​ - 2432 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.2 miles away from HPC
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Fast Food

Allende - 2408 N. Lincoln Avenue, Chicago IL 60614- 384 feet away from HPC
Aloha Poke Co. - 818 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.1 miles away from HPC
Chipotle Mexican Grill - 2256 N Orchard St Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.2 miles away from HPC
Pita Pit - 2404 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 407 feet away from HPC
Starbucks - 2200 N Halsted St, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.2 miles away from HPC
Subway - 2412 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 344 feet away from HPC
The Bagelers (Cafe) - 2461 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.2 miles away from HPC
Whole Foods Market​ - 959 W Fullerton Ave, Chicago, IL 60614 - 0.3 miles away from HPC​

 

Local Attractions

Places to Visit

Chicago History Museum​
Location: 1601 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614
Hours of operation: Th-Sat - 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Sun - 12 to 5 p.m.
Admission: Students $17 ​​

DePaul Art Museum Exhibition: Architectural Annotations
Location: 935 W Fullerton Ave. Chicago, IL 60614
Hours of operation: Th-Sun - 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Admission: Free 

DePaul Theatre School Presents: Rover
Location: 2350 N Racine Ave, Chicago, IL 60614
Event Time: Saturday 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $7 with student ID 

Kingston Mine: Chicago's Top Blues Club​
Location: 2548 North Halsted Street, Chicago, IL 60614
Live performance hours: starts at 7:30 p.m.
Admission: included in cover charge/student discounts
 
Lincoln Park Zoo
Location: 2001 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60614
Hours of operation: everyday - 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Admission: Free 

Lincoln Park Conservatory
Location: 2391 N Stockton Dr, Chicago, IL 60614
Hours of operation: Th-Sun - 9 a.m. to ​5 p.m.
Admission: Free 

Victory Gardens Theatre Presents: How to Defend Yourself​
Location: 2433 North Lincoln Avenue, Chicago, IL 60614
Event Time: Saturday @ 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $40-$71