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2020 GADE Conference: Living History Forward

April 1 - 3, 2020

Registration: GADE 2020

Information about the Hotel

LondonHouse Chicago, a luxury lifestyle hotel, located on the corners of North Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive, is the most desired location in Chicago; renowned as the place where the Magnificent & Cultural Mile begins. The LondonHouse Chicago is a combination of classic and contemporary architecture, modern design, sweeping vistas, distinctive history, unique amenities and luxury service. All rooms exude style and classically cool elegance.

Guestrooms and Amenities

Each spacious guestroom features a 55-inch HDTV, WI-FI and hi-tech design features, in-room coffee maker, in-room refrigerator, and large work-station with task chair.  Amenities include complimentary access to the 24-hour fitness center, 24-hour valet parking with unlimited in/out service ($73 per night).  LH Spa offers a place to recharge and rejuvenate the body and mind.

Dinning & Entertainment

London House Chicago offers five onsite dining option: Corner Bakery, Land & Lake Kitchen, Bridges Lobby Bar offering daily Tea Service, newly open Ocean Prime, and LH Chicago’s only tri-level rooftop bar offering a truly unique experience with indoor and outdoor options for enjoying signature cocktails and gourmet fare with breathtaking views of the Chicago Skyline.

Reservation Information

The GADE conference room rate of $209.00 a night and is available on a King and King Corner Studios starting April 1 to April 3, 2020.  Based on availability, the discounted room rate will be offered to attendees two days before and two days after the conference dates.  The room rate are exclusive of local taxes and fees, currently 17.4%.

The LondonHouse Chicago has provided a private on-line booking link for the GADE attendees. Attendees can also call the booking call center and mention the promotional code GADE to get the preferred room rate.

Booking Link:  LondonHouse Chicago, Curio Collecton by Hilton

Or call the Reservation Center at 844-571-1941 (mention group code "GADE" to receive the group rate) 

​   Image result for university of chicago school logo   Hosted By University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration



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