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Designing Cities 2014


The conference will take place at the Parc 55 Wyndham hotel in San Francisco.


For more general information on the city of San Francisco, visit


Parc 55 Wyndham, a boutique hotel in the heart of San Francisco’s Union Square, is the official Designing Cities conference hotel.

55 Cyril Magnin Street San Francisco, CA 94102
(415) 392-8000

NACTO rate at Parc 55: $199/night + tax

A limited number of rooms are available at this discounted rate. Please reserve your room by OCTOBER 2, 2014 to ensure this low rate.


Public transit

From San Francisco International Airport, take the Pittsburg/Bay Point – SFIA/Millbrae BART train towards Pittsburg/Bay Point, exiting at Powell Street. BART cost is $8.65/pp one-way (30-min ride).


Bike parking will be available at Parc 55, courtesy of Dero.

Electric car-share

DriveNow is a premium one-way car sharing program by BMW i that operates a fleet of all-electric BMW ActiveE’s in the San Francisco Bay Area. To join simply register online. Membership, normally $39, is free for Designing Cities conference attendees; no monthly or annual fees, just pay per use. Pickup a BMW ActiveE 24 hours a day from various locations around SF, including SFO and OAK airports. It’s as little as $12 to/from the airport.  Simply Drop off in the city or at a location convenient for you.