All for Cultural Connections

ONE Central will connect and drive growth to Chicago's Cultural Mile and its civic institutions like never before, bringing together the museum campus, Burnham Lakefront and McCormick Place in a meaningful way.

Key Facts

17 Million CHI-Line Riders
Per year using CHI-Line central circulator to access civic & cultural institutions & central Loop
+1.5 MSF of Amenities
New urban retail, dining & entertainment amenities vital to future of surrounding civic & cultural institutions
Growth in Visitation
Drives growth to Chicago's Cultural Mile & its civic institutions
  • 23% increase in McCormick Place Visitation
  • 22% increase in Museum Campus Visitation
  • 15% increase in downtown Visitation
Tourism Spending
Major driver of new tourism & additive spending to the City & the State
Walkability Score
Strengthens McCormick Place’s competitive position in meetings & convention industry