If you’re an entrepreneur with a great tech idea, 1871 is an ideal place to go to develop your idea into an invention, and the Chicago company has been so successful, it’s expanding its headquarters at the Merchandise Mart.
Two artifacts from one of Chicago’s most recognizable buildings have spent decades in a suburban back yard, and now the owner says it’s time for others to enjoy them.
Take one step inside 1871 and you can sense the energy here is different: a place to inspire creativity and support innovation. CBS 2’s Kate Sullivan reports.
Motorola Mobility’s new world headquarters is in Chicago’s Merchandise Mart.
The state of Illinois has provided $4 million to help launch new startup help for healthcare technology companies in downtown Chicago.
With the Christmas holiday upon us, perhaps now is the best time to consider including a unique, handmade item on your shopping list.
Riders have been warned for weeks, but apparently only now are some beginning to think about how they’ll get around, even though work to rebuild the Wells Street bridge over the Chicago River will cut off the Brown Line’s access to the Loop for 10 days.
Do you have what it takes to be senior management? If so, now is the time to act.
A man was shot outside the downtown Merchandise Mart Wednesday morning as commuters were walking to work.
For the second time in five days, Mayor Rahm Emanuel is announcing that he’s lured an employer from the suburbs to the city.
Google will move its Motorola cell phone unit from suburban Libertyville to Chicago’s Merchandise Mart next summer.
Cara Health started in Dublin, but has now moved to Chicago and is among the innovators at the 1871 Incubator in the Merchandise Mart.
Industry sources say Google is talking about moving its latest acquisition, Motorola Mobility, from the suburbs to the famous and roomy Chicago building.
Wednesday is the last day of NeoCon at the Merchandise Mart – the event where manufacturers show off everything for office interiors.
More than a year after leaving office, Richard M. Daley reflected on his time as mayor on Monday, and spoke about missing his late wife Maggie, missing everyday people, and even missing the media who covered him for almost a quarter century as mayor.
With about 1,400 vacancies, the Chicago Police Department has a critical shortage of officers. Perhaps that’s one reason why police sources are upset with police brass assigning a cop to patrol a privately-owned downtown building.
Linda Blair, the child star of “The Exorcist,” is in town for screenings of the 1973 film.
If you search Google for “Merchandise Mart,” your results will come back accompanied by a convenient map plotting its location for you. But the map points to the Drake Hotel.
Several Chicago area landmarks will go dark Saturday night for at least an hour as Illinois takes part in Earth Hour.
Police activity at the Merchandise Mart CTA platform forced the agency to shut down power in both directions for about 15 minutes this afternoon.