If you are entering the building via the main lobby (on the south side of the building by the river) walk straight ahead and take the elevators to the right of the visitor’s desk. These express elevators will take you to the 17th floor.
Arriving via CTA Train
Brown, Purple = Merchandise Mart
Blue, Orange, Pink, Green Lines = Clark/Lake Street
Red Line = Grand or Lake Street
VelocityEHS is a short walk North/East from the Ogilvie Metra Station.
From the South/West – Take 90/94 to the Lake Street Exit. Turn right on Lake. Drive 6 blocks to Wacker Drive (Crossing Chicago River). Turn Left on Wacker. Drive 1 block to Orleans St. Turn left on Orleans. Cross the Orleans Street Bridge, and the Merchandise Mart is the first building on your right, after the river.
From North/West – Take 90/94 to Ohio Street Exit. Take Ohio to Wells Street. Turn right on Wells and take 4-1/2 blocks. The Merchandise Mart is located off Wells before the river.
From Lake Shore Drive – Take Upper Wacker Drive west to Orleans Street. Turn right on Orleans. Cross Orleans Street Bridge, and the Merchandise Mart is the first building on your right, after the river.
Metered parking is available downtown – Be careful. Many streets have parking bans between 7a.m.- 9a.m., and again between 4p.m.- 6p.m. Parking is also available at a variety of parking garages around the Merchandise Mart. Note that our office does not validate parking.