Accommodations near the Department Physics and Astronomy


The department will make a reservation for you at one of the hotels in Evanston within walking distance to the University. Information on these accomodations is listed below.

Orrington Hotel [Google Map]

  • located in downtown Evanston and South end of Campus
  • 5 minute walk to Lake Michigan
  • 10 minute walk to Tech

Hilton Garden Inn [Google Map]

  • located in downtown Evanston, Southwest of Campus
  • 8 minute walk to Lake Michigan
  • 15 minute walk to Tech

Best Western [Google Map]

  • located in central Evanston, South of Campus
  • 8 minute walk to Lake Michigan
  • 20 minute walk to Tech


The Tech Institute is a large Prairie-style building made of white stone.  It lies along the east side of Sheridan Road, directly across from a parking lot that occupies the block between Noyes St. and Haven St.

Physics is in the "F" Wing.  Physics department offices are on the second floor of F-wing (Southwest Corner). Enter through the main entrance of the Institute, or through the side door on the right side of the plaza (Click here for a map of the Tech wings.)

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Last Updated March 2009