TheMART is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago’s history as an innovator in culture, art, business, fashion, media and more. It has an unmistakable presence on the banks of the Chicago River in downtown Chicago.
TheMART is the world’s largest commercial building, wholesale design center and one of Chicago’s premier international business locations. Encompassing 4.2 million gross square feet, theMART spans two city blocks and rises 25 stories, and is visited by an average of 25,000 people each business day; in total, nearly 10 million people visit theMART each year.
It attracts thousands of affluent consumers to its luxury kitchen and bath, home furnishings and outdoor furnishings showrooms each year, and is home to 15 major trade and consumer shows and hundreds of meetings and special events.
An extremely flexible space, the sprawling North Lobby is suitable for anything from cocktail parties to banquets to theatre-style presentations. This approximately 12,000 square-foot-space takes great advantage of its stunning surroundings in theMART.