SmartPass has a convenient downtown Chicago parking structure right next to the beautiful Chicago River. The 311 S. Wacker Dr. garage provides you with convenient parking at affordable rates. To get the best parking rates in downtown Chicago, choose SmartPass.
Convenient Parking Garage in Downtown Chicago
Finding parking in downtown Chicago can be difficult and time-consuming. With SmartPass, you can drive right up to your parking garage and have a stress-free parking experience. Just use our convenient QR code on your phone to get in and out of the garage.
Get a Flexible Parking Pass
SmartPass has a variety of flexible parking options, making it easy to choose the pass that’s best for you. You can get daily passes, monthly passes, overnight parking, and more. Our passes are easily accessed from your phone.
Our flexible day passes allow you to get a daily pass whenever you need it. When you just need parking for the day, this is the perfect solution. For only $15 a day you get in/out privileges. These passes are non-refundable. Buy your pass here.
Our flexible monthly parking pass is great for those who are looking to park downtown on various days throughout the month. This pass will save you money for weekend parking, at $10 per pass instead of $15. These passes are non-refundable. Purchase your monthly parking pass.
If you need full monthly parking privileges, this is the perfect pass. You get 24/7 access, and it is renewed every month. When you need unlimited parking, this is a great option. This pass is non-refundable. Buy a monthly 24/7 pass.
If you need overnight parking on weekdays and weekend parking, this is the right pass for you. This pass is non-refundable. Reserve your monthly overnight pass.
No More Citations, Tickets, or Meters!
With a convenient parking pass in a structure within walking distance of all your downtown destinations, you won’t have to deal with citations or tickets anymore. Don’t worry about feeding the meter — just park and go.
Safe Chicago Public Parking Lot
Our Chicago public parking lot is safe and easy to use. Just scan into our well-lit parking structure and park your vehicle securely in your space.
Within Walking Distance of Popular Destinations
There are tons of popular destinations within easy walking distance. These are just a few.
Willis Tower & Skydeck
Willis Tower has apartments, attractions like Skydeck, food, and much more. Our parking garage is just a short 2-minute walk away.
The Chicago Loop is filled with a variety of attractions and restaurants. Parking in the Loop can be nearly impossible, but our parking garage puts you just a short 15-minute walk away.
The Buckingham Hotel
If you’re staying at The Buckingham Hotel, our parking garage is a great pick. It’s just a quick 7-minute walk away.
Other Locations Near Our Parking Structure
Here are more locations that are just a short walk from our parking structure:
- Enwave Chicago (1-minute walk)
- Skydeck Chicago (4-minute walk)
- Midwestern Career College (7-minute walk)
- Illini Center (5-minute walk)
- LaSalle Street Station (6-minute walk)
- Oscar O. D’Angelo Park (5-minute walk)
- Hilton and Hilton Garden Inn (4-minute walk)
- Chicago Fed’s Money Museum (8-minute walk)
- Chicago Board of Trade Building (7-minute walk)
- The Buckingham Hotel (7-minute walk)
- Hero Coffee Bar (10-minute walk)
- Warby Parker (10-minute walk)
- Marquette Building (13-minute walk)
- DePaul University (12-minute walk)
- The Loop (16-minute walk)
- Adams/Wabash Station (15-minute walk)
- Auditorium Theater (15-minute walk)
- Central Loop Hotel (10-minute walk)
Where to Park if You’re in the Hybrid Workforce
Like most people working in downtown Chicago, you’ve likely spent a good part of the last two years working remotely. The coronavirus pandemic transformed the traditional workplace, forcing companies to ditch their fancy high-rise offices for a cozier at-home alternative.
While the omicron variant certainly caused a hiccup, many businesses in Chicago are starting to return to normal. But digging deeper into the data shows that monthly parking pass sales aren’t recovering as quickly. While workers are coming back, it’s on their own terms. And instead of paying for monthly passes, more people are pulling tickets for transient parking.
One thing the pandemic revealed is that businesses don’t need an entire office of workers to keep things running smoothly. Companies of all sizes survived with remote work, and as a result, more employees are seeking flexible work arrangements.
This shift could be transitory, but there’s no denying that workers want this hybrid work mode to stay. Because many people are spending only a couple of days a week in the office, the old-school way of paying for parking is long behind us. Luckily, there are better alternatives.
Get Flexible Passes That Fit Your Unique Parking Needs
SmartPass is the perfect choice for anyone who needs flexible downtown Chicago parking.
If you’re one of the new hybrid workers in Chicago, paying for monthly passes doesn’t make sense. Why pay for an entire month when you’ll only visit your office once or twice a week? That commitment isn’t ideal, and the costs associated with full monthly plans don’t make sense for partially remote workers.
But on your return to the office, you might have noticed that your old parking service provider doesn’t offer any flexibility to meet your needs. Traditional parking services typically just have monthly passes. As a result, your only option is to use daily transient parking passes or pricey street parking.
SmartPass bridges the gap and provides the best of both worlds. Many of our plan options cater to hybrid workers. You can get the flexibility you need while also getting the special privileges of being a pass holder.
SmartPass is also ultra-convenient. You can view plan options and pay online through your smartphone, then use the digital pass to access the 311 S. Wacker Dr. parking garage safely.
It doesn’t matter where you work or how often you have to commute. SmartPass has a parking pass for you!
Reserve Your Parking Permit Today!
When you need convenient, secure parking in downtown Chicago, SmartPass is just a quick reservation away. Just reserve your parking permit today and make parking an easy experience!