Chicago Performing and Visual Arts College Fair

 

 Location & Hours

 
Location:
Chicago High School for the Arts, ChiArts
521 E. 35th
Chicago, IL 60616
773/534-9710

Fair Hours:
Sunday, October 13, 2013
1:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Set-up Hours:
Sunday, October 13, 2013
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
 
List of Colleges Attending as of October 7
More colleges and universities are expected to register prior to the fair.
 

 For Exhibitors

 
Shipping Address:
Materials must arrive no earlier than Monday October 7, 2013 and no later than 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 11, 2013.

The Chicago High School for the Arts
Attn: Heather McCowen
(Institution Name)
521 E. 35th St.
Chicago, IL 60616

Recommended Hotels:
Hyatt
(1.5 miles north of ChiArts, take #3 Bus)
2233 South Martin Luther King Drive
Chicago, IL 60616
312/567-1234

Chicago's Essex Inn
(2.8 miles north of ChiArts, take #4 bus)
800 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312/939-2800

Hilton Chicago
(2.9) miles north of ChiArts, take the #4 bus)
720 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60605
312/922-4400
*Construction scheduled to be completed Summer 2013; please call to confirm before booking

Wyndham Blake Chicago
(3.1 miles north of ChiArts, walk to Michigan Avenue, take the #4 bus or a quick taxi ride)
500 South Dearborn Street
Chicago, IL 60605
312/986-1234
 

 Directions

 
By Car:
From north and west of Chicago, take 90/94 to the 35th Street exit.  Turn left (away from US Cellular Field) and head east on 35th. ChiArts is located about 1/2 mile from the freeway, just east of Martin Luther King Drive. 

From South of Chicago, take 90/94 to the 35th Street exit.  Turn right (away from US Cellular Field) and head east on 35th.  ChiArts is located about 1/2 mile from the freeway, just east of Martin Luther King Drive.

By Public Transportation:
ChiArts can be reached via the Green and Red CTA lines, as well as the #4 or #3 buses from downtown.

Red Line: Take to Sox/35th.  Exit the CTA station and cross 35th Street to the south side of the street.  Catch the #35 bus, and ride to the "Rhodes" stop.  This will put you at the front door of ChiArts.

Green Line: Take to Bronzville/IIT.  Exit the CTA station at the south end of the platform, and cross 35th Street to the south side of the street.  Catch the #35 bus, and ride to the "Rhodes" stop.  This will put you at the front door of ChiArts.

#4: Take the #4 bus south (in the direction of CSU/95th) from any stop along Michigan Avenue downtown.  This bus stops at the front door of ChiArts.

#3: Take the #3 bus from McCormick Place Convention Center or from downtown.  Exit at 35th and MLK Drive.  Walk .10 miles east to ChiArts.

Train fare is $2.25 + $0.25 transfer to the bus
Bus fare is $2.25
Public Transportation Information

By Taxi:
Taxi fare from downtown Chicago is about $10.00, not including tip.  All Chicago taxicabs (by law) must (and will!) accept credit/debit cards.