Getting to North Park

North Park is located at 3225 West Foster Avenue in Chicago, Illinois. It is on the corner of Foster and Kedzie avenues (5200 north and 3200 west), approximately one mile east of the Interstate 94 (the Edens Expressway) and three miles west of Lake Michigan.

North Park University is about a 15-minute walk from the Kimball Brown Line station. The 82, 92, and 93 CTA buses service North Park University.

For additional directions please visit the NPU's campus location webpage

North Park University Campus Map

North Park University Campus Map


Parking at North Park

Parking for the Chicago Research Summit will be in the North Park lot at the southeast corner of Foster Ave. and Kedzie Ave. Guest parking permits will be emailed to attendees the week of the event and will also be available at the registration table.


Hamming Hall

CRS registration and plenary sessions will be in Hamming Hall

Food at the Chicago Research Summit

Breakfast Buffet

  • Egg and Cheese Croissant

  • Spicy Bacon, Egg, Potato and Cheese Burrito

  • Breakfast Potatoes

  • Sliced Fruit

  • Regular/Decaf Coffee

  • Tea

Box Lunches

  •    Asiago Roast Beef Focaccia

    • Grilled Vegetable Pasta Salad

    • Assorted Chips

    • Freshly Baked Brownie

  •   Asian Chicken Salad

    • Fresh Roll with Butter

    • Fresh Fruit Cup

    • Lemon Cheesecake Bars

  • Mediterranean Quinoa Salad

    • Fresh Roll with Butter

    • Fresh Fruit Cup

    • Lemon Cheesecake Bars


Johnson Center

CRS breakout sessions will be in classrooms on the second floor of the Johnson Center


Neighborhood Dining Options

  • 2 Asian Brothers – 3222 W Foster Ave.

  • Brazilian Bowl – 3200 W Lawrence Ave.

  • Charcoal Delights – 3139 W Foster Ave.

  • Dunkin’ Donuts – 4812 N Kedzie Ave.

  • Habibi’s – 3246 W Foster Ave.

  • Jimmy John’s – 3234 W Foster Ave.

  • McDonald’s – 3154 W Foster Ave.

  • Papa’s Philly – 3224 W Foster Ave.

  • Starbucks – 3232 W Foster Ave.

  • Subway – 3346 W Foster Ave.