Co-working spaces are not a new concept, but many of them have have popped up all over town, providing great drop-in options to change up your WFH game. Here are some spaces to check out in Chicagoland.
- Address: 3317 W. Fullerton Ave., Chicago
- Cost: $35
Billed as a place that delivers all of the perks of an office experience with none of the BS, LoganSquarist named Ampersand Logan Square’s best place to work. The coworking space features super-fast WiFi, ergonomic chairs, privacy booths and unlimited coffee, tea and snacks. When the weather is nice, guests will have access to a 2,000-square-foot rooftop deck — complete with a bar, grill and hammock.
- Address: 200 E. Randolph St., Suite 5100, Chicago
- Cost: $25
Carr Workspaces offers the best of both worlds – a true downtown office feel with the freedom to come and go. A day pass includes an unreserved seat in any common area, high-speed internet, and access to a fully-stocked community cafe with gourmet coffee, healthy snacks and fresh-baked cookies. Located on the 51st floor of the AON Center, clients can take in breathtaking, unobstructed views of Lake Michigan and Navy Pier.
- Address: 2057 Green Bay Road, Highland Park
- Cost: $29
Dayhouse Coworking offers the perfect blend of work-from-home freedom and office camaraderie. The industrial workspace has a sit anywhere policy and provides clients with free Wi-Fi, coffee, tea and snacks. You’ll also get access to private nooks for phone calls.
- Address: 717 Forest Avenue, 2nd Floor, Lake Forest
- Cost: $40
Located in downtown Lake Forest on Chicago’s North Shore, Lifehouse Coworking provides a professional, modern environment for freelancers, entrepreneurs and corporate telecommuters. A day pass allows access to a fully-functioning office space, including a desk, privacy, high-speed secure internet, phone booths for conference calls, free coffee all day and a lounge space to network.
- Address: 541 N. Fairbanks Court, Suite 2200
- Cost: $35
Make Offices provides spacious workspaces with the infrastructure (fast Wi-Fi, conference rooms and private call rooms, printing) and all-inclusive amenities like free coffee/craft beer, access to relaxation and wellness rooms and massage chairs to relax and refuel.
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This article originally published on March 13, 2020. It has been updated with the most recent information.