Best Co-Working Spaces in the Midwest for Entrepreneurs of Color in 2016 - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine July/August 2018 Issue

becoworkingspaces_updated Illinois:

 The Shift
Chicago, Illinois
Pricing: Starts at $145/month.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, individual desks, group work tables, standing tables, 50″ flat screen TVs, coffee/tea/snacks, games, yoga mats, and free social media promotion of your company.

Platform Coworking
Ravenswood, Illinois
Wicker Park, Illinois
Pricing: Starts at $26/day, $215/month. Two-person offices are available for $800/month.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, storage, wired Internet.


 Bamboo Detroit
Detroit, Michigan
Pricing: Starts at $99/month.
Amenities and other info: African American female-owned space with Wi-Fi, 24/7 access, conference room, coffee, high-speed Internet, mailbox, events and workshops, online community, one year contract.


 Nebula Coworking
St. Louis, Missouri
Pricing:  Starts at $50/month.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, 24/7 access, meeting rooms, mail, event spaces, kitchenette, bike sharing, copy center, recreation area, off-street parking, pet friendly.


OSC TechLab
Akron, Ohio
Pricing: Starts at $10/month for day pass to $600/month for furnished lockable office.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, high-speed internet, coffee/tea, lounge, print/scan/copy, office supplies, presentation equipment, event facilities, admin support.

Cowork Tremont
Cleveland, Ohio
Pricing: Starts at $19/day; $99 month for custom plans.
Amenities and other info: Wi-Fi, keyless access, high-speed internet, indoor bike racks, privacy dividers, mail, coffee, nearby taco place.

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Samara Lynn is a technology journalist, covering the industry for a decade. Her work appears in The Wirecutter, Tom's Hardware, PC Mag, and other online outlets. She's the author of "Windows Server 2012: Up and Running" and previously worked in the IT industry. She's currently the digital manager at Black Enterprise.