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We’re more than a Co-working space
We’re an Innovation Ecosystem


Let’s face it: the garage is overrated.

It’s cold in the winter, hot in the summer, and lonely all year round. 1871 offers co-working space as well as a number of private office spaces and meeting rooms to accommodate the many stages of your company’s growth. Whatever your space needs, you can find a home for your business at 1871.

Amenities include:


Passion and grit go a long way,

But you’ll go even farther surrounded by a community of people who can become mentors, partners, investors, developers, customers, and friends. That’s what 1871 is - an ecosystem built to support entrepreneurs who learn from each other, encourage each other, and share a journey up the steep startup learning curve.

Members have access to:

Mentorship and Education

Knowledge is power, learning is growth.

And at 1871, you’ll never stop growing.

Members have unlimited access to 1871 programming, which includes:

In-House Services

Growing businesses need a lot of support,

So we’ve developed a range of in-house services to help you succeed, all heavily discounted from average market rates.

These include:

Member Perks

There’s a perk for that.

As a member, you’ll have access to discounts, promo codes, and even freebies for literally hundreds of services and products, including, but not limited to:

1871 MembershipPlans and Pricing

1871 offers both Startup and Corporate Memberships

Startup Memberships Corporate Memberships

Startup Memberships

Whether you're just starting to build out your product or raising your next round, 1871 supports startups at all stages of development and provides them with the necessary resources, connections, and space to grow their business.


24/7 Access to 1871
Reserved Seating + Powered Desk
Lockable at-desk storage


24/7 Access to 1871
Shared Co-Working Space
Locker Rentals Available ($25/Mo.)


Monday - Friday (5pm-8am)
Saturday & Sunday (all day)
Shared Co-Working Space
Locker Rentals Available ($25/Mo.)


This membership is ideal for growing companies with 10 to 100 employees who also have their own office space.


This membership is ideal for independent designers or developers who would like access to shared co-working space.

Corporate Memberships

Corporations interested in creating an internal culture of innovation or achieving broader innovation-related business objectives can tap into 1871's entrepreneurial ecosystem. The 1871 Business Development team will work with your team to create a bespoke membership solution and help you plug into our community of over 500 startups.

CORPORATE MEMBERSHIPPricing Available Upon Request

This membership is ideal for major corporations in the Chicagoland area.

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