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Chicago-Flex

111 East Wacker Drive, Suite 220, Chicago, Illinois 60601
P. 312.285.2040 - F. 312.240.9345
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Fieldwork Flex, a brand new creative research space in downtown Chicago, was designed to be an inspirational place for researchers and participants. Flex provides an atmosphere that elicits insights and creativity with a large open versatile room and 4 spacious break out rooms with flexible set ups.  It is located in the heart of downtown, convenient for respondents and clients. You can also expect Fieldwork quality hosting, recruiting and project management services.  

Location Team Members

Aryn O’Donnell
Director of Corporate Services
Rachel Hawley
Special Projects Coordinator

Location Information

Here is some local information to help you with planning your trip during your time in Chicago.

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.  Click here for reservations.

Fairmont Room (King/2 Doubles)
$159 (1/1/17 - 4/17/17)
$279 (4/18/17 - 6/22/17)
$235 (6/23/17 - 9/10/17)
$297 (9/11/17 - 11/16/17)
$165 (11/17/17 -12/31/17)

Fairmont Gold (King/2 Doubles)
$189 (1/1/17 - 4/17/17)
$329 (4/18/17 - 6/22/17)
$285 (6/23/17 - 9/10/17)
$350 (9/11/17 - 11/16/17)
$215 (11/17/17 -12/31/17)


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 » 
Description:  5 minute walk outdoors. 

*Use Code OPTIMUM for $269 rate through 4/30/17 and $359 rate 5/1/17 – 12/21/2017

Link for reservations: Fieldwork Booking Link for The Langham, Chicago 


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

What Google Maps doesn't tell you...

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:

  • We are located in the Illinois Center
    • East of Michigan Avenue on Upper Wacker Drive and West of the Hyatt Hotel.
    • We are tower One of the Illinois Center
    • Main entrance is at street level on Upper East Wacker Drive, enter through the revolving doors. Take escalator up to the lobby.
  • The main entrance to our parking garage, location on Upper East Wacker Drive, is currently closed due to construction.
  • Our parking garage has two additional entrances on East South Water Street and Lower Stetson Ave:
    • The South Entrance is on South Water, East of Michigan Avenue, on the North side of the street. Do not go under the viaduct. If you pass the viaduct you’ve gone too far.  This is the entrance to the 233 North Michigan building, we share a garage.  The garage doors are located directly under the Public Parking sign.
    • The other entrance is on Lower Stetson. Between Lower Wacker and South Water on the West side of the street. Do not park at the Hyatt Parking Garage. Park in the 111/233 parking garage.

  • Security desk is located in the lobby at the Plaza level. Check in with security, show them a picture ID. Proceed to the elevator bank to the 2nd floor.

 

PARKING: 

  • The garage door will open, once you drive up to it.
    • At the gate press the button to get a parking ticket (white).
    • We will give you a validation ticket (blue) to exit the garage prior to leaving our facility.
    • Once parked, take the garage elevators to level P for the plaza.  You’ll find the security desk on this level.

Important notes regarding Parking: 

  • There is NO Motorcycle Parking.
  • The garage clearance is 6’3”.
  • Most likely you will have to leave your car with a valet attendant on one of the levels of the parking garage and give them your keys, you most likely will NOT find a spot to pull into yourself.

 

AFTER HOURS ENTRY TO THE BUILDING:  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.
  

Room Specs.

 

Room Specs

Recruitment Area

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

Fieldwork can customize your recruiting needs when hosting your project in the Flex.  

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