The Franklin Visitor's Guide

We are delighted to welcome you and your guests to The Franklin. Please find below all necessary information for your visit.

Getting Here

The Franklin is located at the following address:

227 West Monroe Street
21st Floor
Chicago, IL 60606

Hours of Operation:
Monday to Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST

Beautiful parks and outdoor spaces nearby, including Heritage Green Park and River Point Park

Vibrant community with plenty of events and activities throughout the year

Convenient access to both Metra stations, as well as the CTA

Diverse array of shopping options from boutique stores to large retailers

Abundance of high-end dining options within walking distance

Internet and IT

We understand that reliable internet and IT infrastructure is essential for our members' productivity and success. That's why we provide high-speed internet with backup power supply to ensure uninterrupted connectivity. Our IT team is always available to provide technical support and troubleshooting services to help our members with any IT-related issues they may encounter. We are committed to providing a seamless and productive work experience for our members.

House Rules

Please follow these guidelines when using our spaces:

Meeting Room

Please come no earlier than 15 minutes before the booking time. Guests may wait in the lounge area before the time of booking. After your meeting, please tidy up by collecting your belongings, removing trash, and placing cables back in their original positions so the room is properly reset for the next customer.


A desk booking guarantees a spot for you in our open workspace. Please be advised that a specific workstation is not reserved for you at the time of booking, and you are welcome to work anywhere in our open workspace. Lockers may be available for use. Please contact the front desk for information on how to access the lockers.

Event Space

Your guests should plan to arrive at the event start time. Please contact [email protected] for any special requests for your event.

Safety and Security

At Studio by Tishman Speyer, safety and security are top priorities. We take every precaution to ensure that our members and their belongings are safe and secure at all times.

All guests must be registered in advance of their visit. Guest information is kept confidential and is not used to send any marketing emails and will not be shared with a 3rd party.

Upon entering The Franklin, all guests will be required to check in with their government issued ID at the reception desk and then use the provided QR codes to access the elevator bank.

The Franklin was designed from the ground up with security in mind. We take great pride in providing a safe and secure environment for our members to work and thrive. Our space is equipped with 24/7 surveillance cameras, access control systems, and the safety equipment to protect against any emergencies. Security staff is on site 24/7.

Amenities and Services

All guests have access to the following amenities as part of their visit to Studio:

Premium Community Pantry

Our premium community pantry has essentials including coffee, tea, still and sparkling water. Bringing in your own food? Refrigerator, microwave, and dishes are available for daily use.

Phone Booths

Need a quiet place to take a call? Phone booths are available in the lounge for your convenience.