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Chicago, IL

(312) 239-0310

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222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212 Chicago, IL, 60654
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  • Roger Smitts 109 days ago

    Extremely unprofessional staff. Went here for a tour and spoke with multiple staff members at 1871 who said would provide follow up information on how to become involved. 2 months and over 50 emails later to 10 different people can't even take the time to send a response back. Recommend finding another co-working space or working elsewhere. Save your money/time.

  • Harvey Morris 143 days ago

    Unlike any other workspace I have ever seen. Bring your ear buds; it gets noisy. But it has the best (and quirkiest) art gallery lining the hidden hallways. Be sure to roam; you never know what you’re going to find.

  • Trader Walt 160 days ago

    Unbelievable atmosphere. You really want to get to work and build something impressive!

  • jane val 729 days ago

    I attended several events here including the Chibuys Winter Tasting. The awesome thing about the event is that 1871 partnered up with minority and women owned food vendors across Chicago. There were samples of many different foods that were delicious, and I was able to discover some new vendors that I was not aware of. 1871 is on the 12th floor in the Merchandise Mart. The space is large and offers many opportunities for growing businesses. 1871 is Chicago's center for technology and entrepreneurship. They offer co-working spaces, special events, a community of start ups, corporations, and community partners. Workshops and in-depth courses to teach design, technology, and business skills, incubators and accelerators, also a great place to work, they are always on the cutting edge. SpotHero was an early tenant at 1871. They are responsible for the growth and mentoring of many new businesses. What a great place to help grow your business!

  • Agney Patel 771 days ago

    What a wonderful experience! Brightest mind around the Chicago working on top-notch ideas and changing the world. Great space to get started with your startup. No shortage of skilled mentors and is opened 24 x 7 for the members.

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