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Merchandise Mart: Tours & Tickets

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The largest commercial building in the world. First two floors are essentially a mall, and the rest is business offices.
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222 Merchandise Mart Plz, Suite 107, Chicago, IL 60654-1103
River North
+1 312-644-6360
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

NeoCon is the fabulous show that packs more furniture, fabric, lighting, art, accessories anywhere outside NYC.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank losAdesigner
Reviewed 12 September 2019 via mobile

Decent food court options with a Potbelly and Starbucks below the food court. Not a lot of shopping options. Clean.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank WarEglTX
Reviewed 8 September 2019 via mobile

The huge building is impressive and a sight to see. In its heyday it must have dominated the shoreline. On an evening it becomes the focal attraction on the ‘Riverside Walk’ and is illuminated as ‘Art on the Mart’ - gran a drip/ bite to...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank lablife46
Reviewed 3 February 2019

A few years ago, while redesigning our apartment, we joined our home designer to Chicago's Merchandise Mart to shop for new furniture and lighting and mirrors and other fixtures. We went from one showroom to another. By the end of the day, we thought we...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 11 December 2018 via mobile

Possibly one of the biggest office furniture mall in the world. Love the architecture and the endless space.. can easily spend 1 day here if one is looking solely for system furniture

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 10 December 2018

Went here for the one of a kind art show. We try to make it every year for one of the 2 shows. I am not sure it would be worth going here other then for something special or to look at the architecture. Nice...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

This building has a rich history. Ones till recently by the Kennedy family it is still a very important building in Chicago. There is an entrance on each 4 sides of the buildings. It is connected to the hotel via covered walkway over n Orleans...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 9 December 2018 via mobile

We came to Chicago this weekend just for the One of a Kind show. We walked away with some really neat gifts and art. Will likely be back in the spring for the next show.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

There is really nothing of worth going there, unless you want to grab a snack. This is not a shopping mall and it doesnt not contain any retail, the shops are all showrooms. Not sure how to justify this being on top 100 things to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank 8SAB8
Reviewed 5 November 2018

Since the building is two city blocks wide, it makes the perfect canvas for projection art. Bring a picnic and a blanket, sit across the river on the riverwalk and watch moving art get projected onto the side of the Mart. I believe it's weekdays...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Della R
13 April 2018|
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Response from Susan F | Reviewed this property |
Della, I do believe I saw a couple of them by their concierge area. Have fun!
27 August 2017|
Response from 197marian | Reviewed this property |
Yes, well behaved.