The Chicago: Downtown Data Center Map Has 40 Sites

List of Chicago: Downtown Data Centers:


Site name Gross SqFt Usable SqFt Power (MW)
Equinix Chicago CH1, CH2, & CH4 296,927 129,013 8.20
350 E Cermak - Digital Realty 1,133,391 100.00
QTS Chicago 48,000 6.00
CoreSite Chicago CH1 180,032 129,790 16.00
1547 Chicago Midway Technology Centre 52,000 5.00
365 Chicago 21,748 13,767 0.40
600 S Federal - Digital Realty 161,000 54,000 9.00
725 S Wells - 1547 Critical Systems 42,000 5.00
Ascent Chicago CH3 212,000
Atlantic Metro ORD0 20,000 4.20
Atlantic Metro ORD3 10,000 0.75
Cogent Chicago (427 S LaSalle) 2,711
Cogent Chicago (600 South Federal) 2,400
Cogent Chicago (Jackson)
Colocation America CH1
Colocation America CH2
Colo@ Chicago 1.50
CoreSite Chicago CH2 56,000 6.00
Cyxtera Chicago CH2 142,346 8.50
Cyxtera Chicago CH4 41,073 15,000 3.40
First Communications Chicago
GTT - 111 North Canal 5,000 2,700
GTT - 717 South Wells 20,000 15,000
InfoRelay Chicago
Level3 Chicago (111 North Canal) 57,847 22,750
Level3 Chicago (200 North LaSalle)
Level3 Chicago (600 South Federal)
Level3 Chicago (600 West Chicago)
Level3 (was GX) Chicago 1,572
Lightower Chicago 725 S Wells 6,500
Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells 100,000
QuadraNet Chicago
Rackspace Elk Grove ORD1 96,232 15.60
ServerCentral Chicago DRT-CH1
Server Farm Realty 840 South Canal 20.00
Steadfast Chicago 350 E Cermak 16,000 2.00
Steadfast Chicago 725 Wells 30,000 5.00
TierPoint Chicago Polk 25,000 2.00
XO Chicago 140 Dearborn
zColo Chicago (840 S Canal) 23,000 2.00
Space inside Netrality interconnected colocation facility at 717 South Wells Chicago
Phase 1 has 6 MW of power and 48,000 square feet of raised floor space
Centrally located, well connected, and completely designed as a data center. This facility offers 20MW of data center critical load with a total electrical service to the building of 40 MW and auto...
This stacking plan shows the layout of CH1, CH2, and CH4 in the building. The Telx (now Digital Realty) Meet-Me-Room on the 2nd floor. Financial Exchanges such as BATS, CME, and ICE are also noted.

6th Floor Meet Me Room
Posted in Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells
Source: Netrality
Exterior from the Street
Posted in Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells
Row of Cabinets on Slab
Posted in Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells
Source: Netrality
Empty Colo Cages Ready to be Filled
Posted in Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells
Source: Netrality
717 MMR Racks
Posted in Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells
Source: Netrality
Space inside Netrality interconnected colocation facility at 717 South Wells Chicago
Floor Ready for Data Center Rentovation
Posted in Netrality Chicago: 717 S Wells

Space inside Netrality interconnected colocation facility at 717 South Wells Chicago

Source: Netrality
427 S LaSalle: 1st Floor Layout
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH1
427 S LaSalle: 5th Floor Layout
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH1
Source: CoreSite
427 S LaSalle: 6th Floor Layout
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH1
Source: CoreSite
Western Union Building with Chicago Board of Trade in the Background
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH1
CH1 Entrance to "The Telegraph Building"
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH1
Source: CoreSite
Diagram of QTS's Site in Chicago
Posted in QTS Chicago
Source: QTS
Exterior View of QTS's Chicago Building
Posted in QTS Chicago
Source: QTS
Raw Space Ready for Build-out
Posted in QTS Chicago
Source: Bisnow/Dees Stribling
Lobby Entrance
Posted in QTS Chicago
Phase 1 has 6 MW of power and 48,000 square feet of raised floor space
QTS Chicago Site Layout
Posted in QTS Chicago

Phase 1 has 6 MW of power and 48,000 square feet of raised floor space

Source: QTS
KyotoCooling System
Posted in QTS Chicago
Chicago SunTimes Building Before QTS's Acquisition
Posted in QTS Chicago
Kyoto Units Installed on the Roof
Posted in QTS Chicago
Source: Mission Critical Magazine
Inside a computer room at CH2
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH2
An artist rendering of CH2
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH2
Source: CoreSite
Under Construction in 2019
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH2
COR CH2 Under Construction in Feb 2020
Posted in CoreSite Chicago CH2
Centrally located, well connected, and completely designed as a data center. This facility offers 20MW of data center critical load with a total electrical service to the building of 40 MW and auto...
Rendering of SFR's Downtown Chicago Facility
Posted in Server Farm Realty 840 South Canal

Centrally located, well connected, and completely designed as a data center. This facility offers 20MW of data center critical load with a total electrical service to the building of 40 MW and autonomous back-up power for 24-hours.

Source: SFR
This stacking plan shows the layout of CH1, CH2, and CH4 in the building. The Telx (now Digital Realty) Meet-Me-Room on the 2nd floor. Financial Exchanges such as BATS, CME, and ICE are also noted.
Stack Plan for Equinix Facilities in 350 E Cermak
Posted in Equinix Chicago CH1, CH2, & CH4

This stacking plan shows the layout of CH1, CH2, and CH4 in the building. The Telx (now Digital Realty) Meet-Me-Room on the 2nd floor. Financial Exchanges such as BATS, CME, and ICE are also noted.

Source: Equinix

Largest Datacenters in Chicago: Downtown

Gross SqFt Gross SqFt Power (MW) Power (MW)
350 E Cermak - Digital Realty 1,133,391 100.00
Server Farm Realty 840 South Canal 20.00
CoreSite Chicago CH1 180,032 16.00
Rackspace Elk Grove ORD1 96,232 15.60
600 S Federal - Digital Realty 161,000 9.00
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