NextSpace River North

Kade Schemahorn of ConnectFive works on his laptop .
(Antonio Perez / Chicago Tribune / 2013)

NextSpace’s open loft is on the second floor of a River North gallery building and says it has friendly office dogs. Coworkers — there are about 50 — can choose from many working options including traditional seating or standing desks, a lounge area and individual or large community-size workplaces.

Amenities: Mailbox memberships, fully loaded conference room (whiteboard, 57-inch TV display, camera, Apple TV, wireless capabilities), TV displays, Wi-Fi, phone-booths for secret business calls, printing/scanning, indoor bike parking, gender-neutral bathrooms, shared kitchen with bottomless coffee/tea, weekly happy hours and lunch outings, dog-friendly, 24/7 access.

Other uses: Conference room access for small classes, meetups, workshops

Daily packages: $25

Monthly member: Workstations start at $425; offices start at $1,750; Cafe for $325.

Contact: @NextSpaceRN
230 W. Superior St., 2nd Floor, Chicago, IL