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Chicago-Downtown

111 East Wacker Drive, Suite 200, Chicago , Illinois 60601
P. 312.565.1866 - F. 312.565.0856
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My kind of town, my kind of facility!

Fieldwork Chicago-Downtown is located in the heart of downtown Chicago. The facility features spectacular views of Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River as well as easy access to hotels, restaurants, and shopping.

In addition to the top-notch recruiting and customer service that you have come to expect from Fieldwork, we also offer the latest technology including digital recordings, streaming services, and our own usability lab. From your detailed project manager to the friendly face behind the front desk and your dedicated host, we will take excellent care of you and your clients from beginning to end. Come see why Chicago is your kind of town and Fieldwork Chicago-Downtown is your kind of facility!

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Location Team Members

Megan Pollard
President
Emily Ciaravino
Project Manager
Laura Duncan
Project Manager

Location Information

Here is some local information to help you with planning your trip to Fieldwork Chicago-Downtown Focus Group Facility.

Hotels

Hotels marked with an asterisk (*) offer discounted rates for Fieldwork guests.


Fairmont Hotel Chicago*
312.565.8000 | Visit Website »
Description: 5 minute walk outdoors. *Ask for Fieldwork Chicago-Downtown preferred rate or enter code NFLD for negotiated rates below.

Fairmont Room (King/ 2 Doubles) 
$179 (1/1/14 - 4/6/14, 11/16/14 - 3/31/15) 
$219 (4/7/14-11/15/14)

Deluxe Room (King/ 2 Doubles)
$229 (1/1/14 - 4/6/14, 11/16/14 - 3/31/15) 
$274 (4/7/14-11/15/14)


Hard Rock Hotel*

866.966.5166 | Visit Website »
Description: Down the block, across the street - 5 minute walk. *15% off best available rate for Deluxe King or Double/ Double Room. All based on availability of rooms, Black Out dates do apply. Ask for Fieldwork Chicago Downtown preferred rate or enter code NEGFW2.


Hyatt Regency*

312.565.1234  | Visit Website »
Description: Connected through concourse - 5 minute walk indoors. *Use Corporate/Group code CR72820 for 15% discount off best available rate or ask for Fieldwork rate.


The Langham Chicago*

312.923.9988 | Visit Website » 

Link for reservations:  https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspxHotel=59053&Chain=10316&template=GCFlexi&shell=flex&promo=29508

Description:  5 minute walk outdoors. Use Corporate Code 29508

Grand Room - $285

Classic Junior Suite - $435

Classic Suite - $785


Chicago Marriott Downtown

312.836.0100   | Visit Website »
Description: 5 minute walk – located on the Magnificent Mile Hotel


Intercontinental

312.321.8743 | Visit Website »
Description: 5 minute walk – located on the Magnificent Mile


Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

312.464.1000   | Visit Website »
Description: 5 minute walk across the river

Dining

Casual Dining

Emerald Loop Bar and Grill
312.263.0200

Lou Malnati's
312.725.7777

Mercadito
312.329.9555

Pizano's
312.236.1777

South Water Kitchen
312.236.9300

Sweet Water Tavern and Grill
312.698.7111

The Purple Pig
312.464.1744

Fine Dining

Aria
312.444.9494

Fulton's
312.822.0100

Gibson's
312.266.8999

Hugo's Frog Bar
312.640.0999

Shaw's
312.527.2722

Sunda
312.644.0500

Trattoria No. 10
312.984.1718

Tavern at the Park
312.552.0070

Activities

ATTRACTIONS:

Art Institute of Chicago 312.443.3600 

Adler Planetarium 312.922.7827 

Field Museum 312.922.9410 

Lincoln Park Zoo 312.742.2000 

Navy Pier 800.595.7437 

Shedd Aquarium 312.939.2438 

The Magnificent Mile

Directions

Building Information

Building Information – VERY IMPORTANT
The building entrance is on Wacker Drive – enter through the revolving doors. Follow the white path up the escalator to the security desk, show them a picture ID (you will not be able to get past security without a picture ID), and tell them you are here for Fieldwork Chicago – Downtown, (312) 565-1866, 2nd Floor. Proceed to the elevator bank to the 2nd floor. 111 E. Wacker is One Illinois Center.

Entrances

All entrances are open until 5:00 p.m. After 5:00 p.m., you must enter through the main entrance on the north side of the building, the Wacker Drive street entrance.

Directions From:

Lakshore Drive Southbound

By Car: Exit at Grand Ave./Illinois Street/Navy Pier/Wacker Dr., continue going straight following the Wacker Dr. sign. You will veer to the right onto Wacker Dr. and stay to your right, you will continue going up a ramp (this will bring you to upper Wacker). Once at the top of the ramp, merge into your left lane. The building will be on your left side just before you approach Michigan Ave.

Lakeshore Drive Northbound

By Car: Exit at Grand Ave./Illinois Street/Navy Pier/Wacker Dr. and turn left onto Wacker Dr. Stay to your right, you will continue going up a ramp (this will bring you to upper Wacker). Once at the top of the ramp, merge into your left lane. The building will be on your left side just before you approach Michigan Ave.

Midway Airport

By Car: Exit airport turning left (north) onto Cicero Avenue. Take Cicero Ave. to Interstate 55 Northbound (also known as the Stevenson Expressway). Stay on I-55 North until you see the signs for Route 41 North (Lake Shore Drive North), take Lake Shore Drive North. You will pass several museums and marinas. Look for the Grand Ave./Illinois Street/Navy Pier/Wacker Dr. exit and head West (away from the lake). Stay to your right and continue going up a ramp (this will bring you to upper Wacker). After you pass the first stop light (Stetson Street), but immediately before you approach Michigan Avenue, will be the garage entrance to 111 E. Wacker. There will be a break in the street on Wacker Dr. that will allow you to turn left directly into the Public Parking garage entrance. Allow 30-90 minutes for travel time, depending on the time of day. By Subway: The Midway/Orange line train takes you to State/Lake. At this point, walk approximately one block north to Wacker Drive and turn right. Continue east on Wacker Dr. which runs parallel to the Chicago River. Cross over Michigan Ave., the first entrance on your right side, after the parking garage entrance, is the 111 E. Wacker Dr. building entrance. Allow approximately 60 minutes for travel time.

O'Hare International Airport

By Car: Exit airport and follow the signs to I-90 East, towards Chicago-Downtown (also known as the Kennedy Expressway). As you approach downtown, exit the Expy. at Ohio Street eastbound (toward the lake). Continue on Ohio St. to LaSalle Street and turn right to head south. Continue south on LaSalle Street and cross over the Chicago River. The first stop light after you cross the river will be Wacker Drive, turn left and proceed to head east toward the lake. You will veer to the left around Wacker Drive. Once you cross over Michigan Ave., the first driveway immediately on your right is the 111 E. Wacker Drive/Public Parking Garage. The building entrance is just past the garage entrance. Allow 30-90 minutes for travel time, depending on the time of day. By Subway: At O'Hare, follow the signs to the subway station (trains to the city). You will take the Blue line, the only train line that runs downtown. Exit the Blue line at the Clark/Lake stop, walk East four blocks to Michigan Ave. and cross over Michigan Ave. Proceed to your left (North) and walk up Michigan to Wacker Drive. Turn right, east, onto Wacker Drive. The first driveway immediately on your right is the 111. E. Wacker Drive/Public Parking Garage. The building entrance is just past the garage entrance. Allow 60 minutes for travel time. Or, you can take a quick cab ride from the Clark/Lake train stop to 111 E. Wacker Drive.

the North

By Car: Exit airport and follow the signs to I-90 East, towards Chicago-Downtown (also known as the Kennedy Expressway). As you approach downtown, exit the Expy. at Ohio Street eastbound (toward the lake). Continue on Ohio St. to LaSalle Street and turn right to head south. Continue south on LaSalle Street and cross over the Chicago River. The first stop light after you cross the river will be Wacker Drive, turn left and proceed to head east toward the lake. You will veer to the left around Wacker Drive. Once you cross over Michigan Ave., the first driveway immediately on your right is the 111 E. Wacker Drive/Public Parking Garage. The building entrance is just past the garage entrance. Allow 30-90 minutes for travel time, depending on the time of day.

the West

By Car: Take I-290 (the Eisenhower Expressway) towards Chicago. Continue east through the old post Office and continue to Michigan Avenue. You must go straight at that light, but get ready to turn left at the next light which will take you Northbound onto Michigan Avenue. Travel past Millenium Park and continue North to Wacker Drive. Turn right onto Wacker Drive (the street before you cross over the Chicago River). The first entrance on your right side, after the Public Parking garage entrance, is the 111 E. Wacker Dr. building entrance. Allow approximately 60 minutes for travel time.

Public Parking Garage (in the building) (312) 819-5050

- CLOSEST AND RECOMMENDED LOT - Parking will be validated by Fieldwork Chicago – Downtown only if parking ticket is presented to the front desk at the facility. FROM LAKE SHORE DRIVE: Exit at Grand Ave./Illinois Street/Navy Pier/Wacker Dr. and head West (away from the lake). Stay to your right and continue going up a ramp (this will bring you to upper Wacker). Once at the top of the ramp, merge into your left lane. After you pass the second stop light (Stetson Street), but immediately before you approach Michigan Avenue, will be the garage entrance to 111 E. Wacker Dr. There will be a break in the street on Wacker Dr. that will allow you to turn left directly into the parking garage entrance. Once parked, take the elevator up to the Plaza level, ‘P’ in the elevator and then proceed to the security desk. FROM THE KENNEDY EXPRESSWAY: As you approach downtown, exit the Expy. at Ohio Street eastbound (toward the lake). Continue on Ohio St. to LaSalle Street and turn right to head south. Continue south on LaSalle Street and cross over the Chicago River. The first stop light after you cross the river will be Wacker Dr., turn left and proceed to head east toward the lake. You will veer to the left around Wacker Drive. Once you cross over Michigan Ave., the first driveway immediately on your right is the 111 E. Wacker Drive/Systems Parking Garage. The building entrance is just past the garage entrance. Allow 30-90 minutes for travel time, depending on the time of day. Once parked, take the elevator up to the Plaza level, ‘P’ in the elevator and then proceed to the security desk.

Public Transportation

For Public Transportation directions and maps, please visit www.TransitChicago.com. Click on Trip Planner (on the right side of the screen), click the colored square image on the left of the screen, and enter your information. The building is called One Illinois Center. It is attached to Illinois Center Two and Illinois Center Three. The closest Red, Orange, Green, Brown and Purple line CTA stop is the State/Lake stop. Exit the station and walk East on Lake Street approximately two blocks to Michigan Ave. Cross over Michigan Ave and proceed to your left (North). Turn right onto Wacker Drive, which is right at the Chicago River. The first entrance on your right side, after the parking garage entrance, is the 111 E. Wacker Drive building entrance. The following Bus routes also stop at or near Michigan Ave & Wacker Drive: 144, 145, 146, 147, 148, 151, 157

Room Specs.

 ROOM 1ROOM 2ROOM 3ROOM 4ROOM 5
Room Size 21'x25' 21'x29' 23'x25' 20'x27' 14'x15'
Length of Mirror 16 ft 31 ft 21 ft 21 ft 12 ft
At Table 16 16 16 16 16
Classroom Style 32 32 32 32 10
Theater Style 40 50 40 50 10
Viewing Room Size 20'x12' 24'x14' 23'x14' 12'x32' 13'x20'
Client Capacity 14 20 18 22 10

Recruitment Area

Listed are the primary zip codes from which Chicago-Downtown draws its respondents.

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Chicago Zip Codes

60601 60602 60603 60604 60605 60606
60607 60608 60609 60610 60611 60612
60613 60614 60615 60616 60617 60618
60619 60620 60621 60622 60623 60624
60625 60626 60627 60628 60629 60631
60632 60634 60636 60637 60638 60639
60641 60644 60645 60646 60647 60649
60651 60653 60656 60657 60659 60660

 

Surburban Zip Codes

60007 60015 60016 60017 60018 60062
60076 60077 60091 60101 60126 60130
60131 60153 60160 60201 60202 60203
60302 60303 60304 60305 60402 60406
60513 60521 60525 60546 60559

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