Driving to The Mart

The Merchandise Mart is bordered by Wells and Orleans Streets on the east and west, and Kinzie Street and the Chicago River on the north and south. From I-90/94, exit east at Ohio Street. Turn south on Wells Street and drive four blocks to The Mart. (The Chicago River is on The Mart's south side).

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Suggested Parking garages

  • MartParc Wells Garage (401 N. Kinzie)
  • MartParc Orleans Garage (437 N. Orleans)

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Public Transportation to the Mart

The Brown and Purple Lines of the Chicago "L" stop at the Merchandise Mart.
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Public Transportation from the airports to the Mart

From O’Hare: Take the Blue Line to the Clark/Lake stop and transfer to the Brown Line.  Take the escalators up to the Brown Line (only travels in one direction) and get off at the Merchandise Mart, the first stop.

From Midway: Take the Orange Line to the Clark/Lake stop and transfer to the Brown Line.  Cross over the tracks and take the Brown Line (only travels in one direction) and get off at the Merchandise Mart, the first stop.