- Famed architecture
- Restaurant scene
- Museums and the arts
- Music, comedy, and nightlife
- 8,000 acres of public parks
- Sporting events year-round
- Miles of lakefront to plan activities
- So much more!
Our campus is located in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, situated along the shore of beautiful Lake Michigan. Our neighborhood is growing at an astonishing pace with new restaurants, grocery stores, shopping options, and apartment buildings appearing all the time.
FAQ - including campus information
Families can find resources near campus and in Chicago to suit their needs. The walkability of Chicago and the proximity of our campus can make having a family in the city a fun adventure with plenty to do. Public transit allows access to local family attractions and free attractions like the Lincoln Park Zoo, Navy Pier, or Maggie Daley Park.
The well regarded Ogden International School of Chicago is the public elementary school serving the area around the Northwestern campus downtown, there are a variety of private schools and child care centers serving downtown. Please explore McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University Benefits and Resources for more detailed information.