Follow

Directions & Parking

The Merchandise Mart is located in the heart of a city that is home to prestigious fine art institutions, world-class museums, award-winning architecture, professional entertainment venues and diverse restaurant offerings. The Merchandise Mart is a short, leisurely walk to the famous Magnificent Mile, where exclusive shops and four-star hotels bustle with activity from the Tribune Tower to North Avenue Beach. Also nearby is Millennium Park, Chicago’s newest architectural landmark featuring celebrated public art works and breathtaking views of both the lakefront and the skyline.

The world comes and goes effortlessly every day at The Merchandise Mart. 'L' trains, buses and taxi’s stop at our doorstep. We’re walking distance from the Metra stations and moments from the Ohio Street ramp of I-90/94. A variety of parking facilities are just steps away.

PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION

An 'L' stop, appropriately called The Merchandise Mart, on the CTA’s brown line conveniently drops visitors on the 2nd floor of the building. Additionally, there is easy access to multiple CTA bus routes within 4 blocks of The Merchandise Mart.

DRIVING INSTRUCTIONS

From Northwest:

Take I-90/94 East (Kennedy) to downtown Chicago. Exit at Ohio Street. Continue east on Ohio until you reach Wells Street. Take a right on Wells. Continue for about four blocks. Go past Kinzie Street. Before you cross the bridge, take a right onto Mart Plaza Drive, which leads to the entrance of the buildings.

From Lake Shore Drive:

Take Lake Shore Drive to downtown Chicago. Exit at Upper Wacker Drive. Continue west on Wacker until you reach Orleans Street. Turn right and cross the bridge. 350 West Mart Center’s main entrance is accessed by turning left at the stoplight immediately north of the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of The Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

From West:

Take I-290 East (Eisenhower) to Chicago. Exit at Upper Wacker Drive. Continue west on Wacker until you reach Orleans Street. Turn right and cross the bridge. 350 West Mart Center’s main entrance is accessed by turning left at the stoplight immediately north of the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of The Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

From Southwest:

Take I-55 North (Stevenson) to 90/94 West (Dan Ryan). Continue on 90/94 West and exit at Washington Street. Go about four blocks east to Franklin Street. Take a left on Franklin. Head north on Franklin for three blocks and cross the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of The Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

From South:

Take 90/94 West (Dan Ryan) to downtown Chicago. Exit at Washington Street. Go about four blocks east to Franklin Street. Take a left on Franklin. Head north on Franklin for three blocks and cross the bridge. 350 West Mart Center’s main entrance is accessed by turning left at the stoplight immediately north of the bridge. For access to the North Lobby of the Merchandise Mart, turn right on the North Drive of The Mart.

Parking

More than 6,000 parking spaces are located within a four-block radius of The Merchandise Mart. To find and pay for parking, visit SpotHero.com and search The Merchandise Mart.

Was this article helpful?
0 out of 0 found this helpful
Have more questions? Submit a request

Comments

Powered by Zendesk