Thank you for your interest in 1871! We are a coworking space for digital entrepreneurs in Chicago. Please RSVP if you would like to attend a walk-through.
1871 is located on the 12th floor on the West Side of the building.
All potential members must apply for membership here.
Need help finding parking?!? SpotHero is a start-up based out of 1871 that can help you to find and reserve convenient parking at discounted rates! You can also download this app for parking throughout the city on your iPhone or Android!
1871 is an entrepreneurial incubator for digital startups. Home to over 300 companies, the 75,000-square-foot facility in The Merchandise Mart provides Chicago startups with programming, access to mentors, educational resources, potential investors and a community of like-minded entrepreneurs that help them on their path to building successful businesses. Recently ranked 9th in the world in the 2014 UBI Index list of top university-associated business incubators, 1871 has become a global leader in the entrepreneurial community. 1871 is the flagship project of the Chicagoland Entrepreneurial Center.