Life-Span Development Laboratory

Northwestern University | School of Education and Social Policy

Annenberg Hall | Suites 111-113

2120 Campus Drive

Evanston, Illinois 60208

haase.lab@gmail.com

(847) 505-2704

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Directions to Life-Span Development Laboratory 

When you arrive in Annenberg, please have a seat in the Student Affairs Office—we will come get you at the start of your scheduled appointment. The Student Affairs Office is the first door to your left when you enter Annenberg Hall; feel free to sit on any of the chairs or couches.

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Entrance to Student Affairs Office:

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Inside of Student Affairs Office:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Arrive by Walking:

Annenberg is located off of Sheridan Road and Garrett Place. When you arrive on campus, walk past the parking lot between Library Place and Garrett Place. Once you reach the cobblestone pathway (before the road begins going downhill), turn left. The first building on your right is Annenberg. Go up the steps and go into the first large room on your left, the Student Affairs Office. Once there, take a seat and wait for an experimenter to come get you.

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Arrive by Car:

Our lab is located in Annenberg Hall. As a participant you will receive a free parking pass that permits one day parking on the university’s visitor parking spaces. Visitor parking spaces (yellow spaces) closest to the lab are numbers 132, 130 and 111 located next to Sheridan Road.

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a) From the north via I-94

1. Take I-94 south to Skokie Boulevard.
2. Follow southbound Skokie Boulevard approximately 2 miles to Golf Road.
3. Turn left at the traffic light onto eastbound Golf Road.
4. Follow Golf Road approximately four miles into Evanston (the street name changes to Emerson Street in Evanston).
5. Just past Maple Street in Evanston is a fork in the road; bear to the right to go onto Clark Street.
6. Follow Clark Street through downtown Evanston, until you reach Chicago Avenue. You’ll know you’re going the correct way when you note some landmarks: the Rebecca Crown Center (which houses Northwestern’s central administration) on the north side of Clark Street (to your left) or a Burger King restaurant on the south side of Clark Street (to your right)
7. Turn left (northbound) onto Chicago Avenue.
8. Chicago Avenue becomes Sheridan Road one block ahead (north) at the first traffic light.
9. Follow Sheridan Road two and one-half blocks, passing a traffic light at Foster Avenue, until you reach a large parking lot on the right (east) side of Sheridan Road. A sign at the entrance to the lot reads “Northwestern University…To Campus Drive.”)
10. Turn into the parking lot and travel east through it to Campus Drive. Annenberg Hall is the light stone building on your left as you descend the hill at the back of the parking lot. See visitors’ parking information.

b) From the west or northwest via I-88, I-90 or I-190 (from O’Hare)

1. Take I-88, I-90 or I-190 eastbound until you reach northbound I-294 (heading toward Wisconsin).
2. Take I-294 north to Dempster Street east.
3. Follow Dempster Street approximately 10 miles through the suburbs of Des Plaines, Park Ridge, Niles, Morton Grove, Skokie and Evanston.
4. Turn left onto northbound Forest Avenue just through downtown Evanston (the last traffic light before Dempster Street ends at Lake Michigan).

5. Follow northbound Forest Avenue for approximately half a mile, curving to the right (eastbound), then left (northbound), until it merges with and ends at Sheridan Road. When this occurs, you will see Lake Michigan on your right (to the east).
6. Sheridan Road curves to the left (westbound) when it reaches the main body of the Evanston campus at Sheridan Road. It then curves sharply to the right where it intersects with Chicago Avenue, following the main road through Northwestern’s campus.

7. Follow Sheridan Road two and one-half blocks, passing a traffic light at Foster Avenue, until you reach a large parking lot on the right (east) side of Sheridan Road (a sign at the entrance to the lot reads “Northwestern University…To Campus Drive”).
8. Turn into the parking lot and travel east through it to Campus Drive. Walter Annenberg Hall is the light stone building on your left as you descend the hill at the back of the parking lot. See visitors parking information.

c) From the west or southwest via I-55 or I-80

1. If you are driving on eastbound I-80, follow I-80 until the interchange with I-55; take northbound I-55. 2. Follow northbound I-55 to the interchange with I-90/I-94; take northbound I-90/I-94.
3. When I-94 splits from I-90, bear to the right, staying on I-94.
4. Take I-94 north to Dempster Street east.

5. Follow Dempster Street approximately five miles through the suburbs of Skokie and Evanston.
6. Turn left onto northbound Forest Avenue just through downtown Evanston (the last traffic light before Dempster Street ends at Lake Michigan).
7. Follow northbound Forest Avenue for approximately half a mile, curving to the right (eastbound), then left (northbound), until it merges with and ends at Sheridan Road. When this occurs, you will see Lake Michigan on your right (to the east).
8. Sheridan Road curves to the left (westbound) when it reaches the main body of the Evanston campus at Sheridan Road. It then curves sharply to the right where it intersects with Chicago Avenue, following the border of the Northwestern campus to the right (east).
9. Follow Sheridan Road two and one-half blocks, passing a traffic light at Foster Avenue, until you reach a large parking lot on the right (east) side of Sheridan Road (a sign at the entrance to the lot reads “Northwestern University…To Campus Drive”).
10. Turn into the parking lot and travel east through it to Campus Drive. Walter Annenberg Hall is the light stone building on your left as you descend the hill at the back of the parking lot.

d) From the east or south via I-94, I-90, I-80 or I-57

Once you reach the Chicago area, you should get onto northbound I-94. Please note the following, depending on which route you are coming from:
• I-80/I-94: I-94 splits from I-80 and heads northbound south of Chicago.
• I-57: I-57 ends at and merges into I-94 on the south side of Chicago.

• I-90: I-90 merges with I-94 on the south side of Chicago.
Follow these directions once you are on northbound I-94:
1. When I-94 splits from I-90, bear to the right, staying on I-94.
2. Take I-94 north to Dempster Street east.
3. Follow Dempster Street approximately five miles through the suburbs of Skokie and Evanston.
4. Turn left onto northbound Forest Avenue just through downtown Evanston (the last traffic light before Dempster Street ends at Lake Michigan).
5. Follow northbound Forest Avenue for approximately half a mile, curving to the right (eastbound), then left (northbound), until it merges with and ends at Sheridan Road. When this occurs, you will see Lake Michigan on your right (to the east).
6. Sheridan Road curves to the left (westbound) when it reaches the main body of the Evanston campus. It then curves sharply to the right where it intersects with Chicago Avenue, following the border of the Northwestern campus to the right (east).
7. Follow Sheridan Road two and one-half blocks, passing a traffic light at Foster Avenue, until you reach a large parking lot on the right (east) side of Sheridan Road (a sign at the entrance to the lot reads “Northwestern University…To Campus Drive”).
8. Turn into the parking lot and travel east through it to Campus Drive. Walter Annenberg Hall is the light stone building on your left as you descend the hill at the back of the parking lot. See visitors parking information.

e) From downtown Chicago via US-41 (Lakeshore Drive)

1. Take US-41 (Lake Shore Drive) north until it becomes Hollywood.
2. Turn right onto northbound Sheridan Road. Follow Sheridan Road approximately six miles through Chicago and into Evanston.
3. Sheridan Road curves to the left (westbound) when it reaches the main body of the Evanston campus. It then curves sharply to the right where it intersects with Chicago Avenue, following the border of the Northwestern campus to the right (east).
4. Follow Sheridan Road two and one-half blocks, passing a traffic light at Foster Avenue, until you reach a large parking lot on the right (east) side of Sheridan Road (a sign at the entrance to the lot reads “Northwestern University…To Campus Drive”).
5. Turn into the parking lot and travel east through it to Campus Drive. Walter Annenberg Hall is the light stone building on your left as you descend the hill at the back of the parking lot.

 

Arrive by Public Transit:

a) Public transportation via Metra (Chicagoland’s commuter rail system)

1. Take the “Metra/Union Pacific North Line” toward Kenosha.
2. Get off at Davis Street, Evanston.
3. Make a left, turning east onto Davis Street.
4. Walk one long block from Benson Avenue to Orrington Avenue. 5. Make a left, turning north onto Orrington Avenue.

6. Walk two blocks to Clark Street. In front of you, on the north side of Clark Street, will be the Rebecca Crown Center.
7. Make a right, turning east onto Clark Street.
8. Walk one block to Chicago Avenue.

9. Make a left, turning north onto Chicago Avenue (Chicago Avenue merges with Sheridan Road one block north at a traffic light).
10. Continue north on Sheridan Road two blocks, crossing to the east side of the road at Foster Avenue’s traffic light.
11. Walk north another one-half block, turning right (east) into the first parking lot you come to (a sign at the entrance to the lot reads “Northwestern University…To Campus Drive”).
12. Continue walking east, turning left (north) into the brick footpath just after you reach the back of the parking lot.
13. Walter Annenberg Hall is the light stone building with green window trim to the north and east of the parking lot. For more information about Metra, visit the Metra Information Center

b) Public transportation via Chicago Transit Authority (CTA)

1. Take the “CTA Purple Line” (elevated subway train) north toward Linden Avenue. 2. Get off at Foster Street in Evanston.
3. Make a right, turning east onto Foster Street.
4. Walk two and a half blocks to Sheridan Road.

5. Cross to the east side of Sheridan Road, turning left (north).
6. Walk one-half block, turning right (east) into the first parking lot you come to (a sign at the entrance to the lot reads “Northwestern University…To Campus Drive”).
7. Continue walking east, turning left (north) into the brick footpath just after you reach the back of the parking lot.
8. Walter Annenberg Hall is the light stone building with green window trim to the north and east of the parking lot.
For more information about the Chicago Transit Authority, visit the CTA home page.