Chicago, Illinois

1547's Chicago, Illinois Data Center

fifteenfortyseven is developing Midway Technology Centre, Chicago’s historic Schulze Baking Company building. The 230,000 square-foot hardened warehouse – a National Register of Historic Places building located on the South Side of Chicago – will address the strong demand in the Chicago data center market. The building will be converted into a Tier III data center with over 52,000 square feet of high-power density raised floor space planned for Phase I.

Facility Highlights

  • 230,000 sq ft building
  • Total of 16 MW available for future expansion
  • Three 12,470V circuits that originate at the Washington Park substation from three separate buses
  • N+1 UPS & Diesel Generators with capability for 2N expansion
  • Fuel storage capacity at full load achieves minimum of 72 hours backup runtime
  • Access to 350 E. Cermak, 427 S. LaSalle, 600 S. Federal
  • Latency to 350 E. Cermak .075 microseconds


Phase I
  • 52,000 sq ft of data center space
  • 5 MW


  • Enterprise Zone tax incentives provides no state sales tax & no tax on utility power
  • Additional incentives available include: Historic Tax Credits, City of Chicago TIF funds & New Market Tax Credits