If you would like to spend Friday or Saturday evening downtown, a block of rooms has been reserved at the Hotel Lincoln. The hotel is approximately a five minute walk from Café Brauer and overlooks Lincoln Park. Simply mention the Martin-Crane wedding if calling for a reservation, or use the group code "MartinCrane" if reserving online.
The hotel includes a coffee shop, a street-level restaurant, and an open air rooftop bar with phenomenal views of Lincoln Park and Lake Michigan. Hotel Lincoln is also within walking distance to a number of local attractions such as the Chicago History Museum, Second City, and the Lincoln Park Zoo.
Overnight parking is available either through valet at the hotel or a self-parking lot on the corner of LaSalle Drive and Stockton Drive. If you are arriving via public transportation, the nearest "L" stop is Sedgwick on the purple / brown lines.