Why We Love: BIG & little’s Wicker Park

Walking down Milwaukee Avenue in Wicker Park, you’ll be hard pressed to find a spot that doesn’t contribute its own spin on flavor to the neighborhood. BIG & little’s is no exception. With prime eats, a convenient location, and great staff, it’s easily a Chicago local favorite. Walk in for breakfast, lunch, or dinner (or […]

Happy Thanksgiving!

The staff at Platform Coworking would like to wish a happy Thanksgiving to everyone, as we kick off the holiday season. We’re truly appreciative for how awesome our members are. We learn something new everyday, just interacting with y’all. Seriously we have some really talented folk within our ranks and frankly we’re honored they call […]

Finding a coworking space in Wicker Park and elsewhere in Chicago

What is coworking? How do I find a coworking office? Let’s start with the basics. My name is Jeff, I’m the founder of Platform Coworking. I started Chicago’s first coworking space back in 2007 in Ravenswood. In 2009 I moved down the street and branded it the, “Ravenswood Coworking Group.” By 2012 I grew again […]

Flex desk memberships discounted through 2019

Flex desks are free through the end of November. If you sign up during your free trial, we’ll lock you in at $150 for 2 years, which comes out to 33% off the regular pricing. Or 8 months free. However you want to view it, the total dollar value that’s being discounted is $1,782 over […]

Hey Wicker Park! Can you help us out with reviews?

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So, our new location is not getting as much search visibility as our other spot on Milwaukee Ave. We’re trying to change this but it’s a slow process. If you’d like to help us out, so other people can find us, go to Google Business Page and write us a review (please). You can tell us […]

We found a new community manager!

We’re thrilled to announce a new addition to our team, Jessica Martinez, who will be managing our new Wicker Park location at 1212 N Ashland. Jessica is a coworking veteran, and some of you may recognize her from her time running Nextspace’s Chicago outpost. Please give her a warm welcome the next time you’re in. […]

Platform is hiring! Community and Operations Manager

Platform Coworking is looking to add a Community Manager to the team! We operate office space for local professionals who don’t want to work from home. You will be the chief operations ninja responsible for running the offices with minimal oversight, while attaining a set of goals so we can grow, be awesome, and help […]

Meet our Members: Searah Deysach

With her bright pink hair and pigtails, Platform Coworking member Searah Deysach is definitely hard to miss when she comes to work at her private office in Ravenswood. The Chicago native is the founder and owner of Early to Bed, a feminist sex shop just a stone’s throw away in Andersonville. Searah is exactly the […]

Office Tech: Coworking Hacks & Productivity Tech

Coworking has become an important factor in the life of the modern professional. It makes economic sense and contributes to both productivity and collaboration. But, you can always find ways to be more effective. So, we’ve rounded up a few of our favorite apps for the modern coworking professional. Have an app or hack that […]

A Day In The Life Of A Coworker: Wicker Park

We count our coworking blessings daily and much of that comes down to sharing space with so many vibrant entrepreneurs and professionals. We also love the many amenities that come with coworking in awesome Chicago neighborhoods like Wicker Park and Ravenswood. So, we give you “A Day In The Life Of A Coworker,” our new […]

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