Directions to ICA Pre-Conference

Conference Location: The primary space for the preconference will be the Burke Room at the Burke Museum on the University of Washington Campus. The museum is located on the corner of 17th Avenue Northeast and Northeast 45th Street. Signs will direct visitors to the Burke Room within the Museum. Concurrent panels will be run at the University of Washington’s Law Building, Room 127, for which directions will be provided the day of the pre-conference.

Getting to the Burke Museum from downtown hotels:

By Bus
Depart from Westlake Station (5th Ave and Pine St) and take the 71 (Wedgewood/University District), 72 (Lake City/University District), or 73 (Jackson Park). Get off at University Way NE & NE 43rd Street. Walk 0.2 miles to Burke Museum. Follow signs for the Burke Room.

Bus trips cost $2.25 ($2.50 during peak hours). Bus drivers accept cash only and do not carry change.

For trip planning, go to: “From” enter the address of your current location. Under “To” enter your destination address (i.e. Burke Museum: 17th Ave NE & NE 45th St. Seattle WA, 98105). Click submit: The results will list available buses you can board to get you where you want to go.

For Smartphone Users: Download “One Bus Away,” which shows the current location of all buses.

By Taxi
The following cab companies will bring you from downtown Seattle to the University of Washington. Fares range between $25 and $35 USD.

Yellow Cab: 253-872-5600 (
Orange Cab: 206-444-0409 (
Seattle Taxi: 206-414-7477 (

By car
Take Interstate 5 North, exit east onto NE 45th Street. Travel east on NE 45th Street to 17th Avenue NE (Memorial Way). Turn right onto 17th. The museum will be immediately on your right.