Workshop 88 is a hackerspace (also known as a makerspace) located in Chicago’s western suburbs. Focused on science, technology, mechanics, culture and the digital arts we offer a space where people with diverse backgrounds can socialize, collaborate, learn and make. Through shared resources, knowledge and ideas we strive to create a space that promotes community and learning.

Workshop 88 is located at 41°52’37.0″N 88°03’58.2″W: 481 N Main St. Rear Building Unit B, in downtown Glen Ellyn, IL. Despite the Main St address, access is ONLY through the Schock Square parking lot on Pennsylvania.  If you are interested in learning more about Workshop 88 feel free to stop by for one of our regular Thursday evening public meetings or other events. You can also contact info@workshop88.com for more information or to schedule a visit.

View Larger Map








From the corner of Main and Pennsylvania in downtown Glen Ellyn, follow this video to find our location.  Note that Honey Cafe referred to in the video is now A Toda Madre – “Creative market-fresh Mexican eats”.

Contact Workshop 88

  • General Information – info@workshop88.com
  • Events and Classes – Andrew Morrison (morris@workshop88.com)
  • Library Programs – Library Team (info@workshop88.com)

Board of Directors

  • Russ Lankenau – President
  • Rudy Ristich – Vice President
  • Ted Kitch – Secretary/Treasurer
  • Andrew Morrison – Advisor

55 thoughts on “About

  1. Hi! I am similarly a instructor. I appreciate you for generating such an cool write up. Being from Hueytown , has given me with a perfect know-how on what is needed to fly to Riverside. All Of Us will continue to come and browse your website to better figure out where to go after we come to altlanta ga. Kindly continue publishing and show us your views on Vassar College (NY). Plan to see you later on at the future job fair at MetLife, Inc.. Enjoy your day.

  2. You really make it seem so easy together with
    your presentation however I to find this topic to be really one thing that I
    think I might by no means understand. It seems too
    complicated and extremely wide for me. I’m taking a look forward on your next
    publish, I will try to get the grasp of it!

  3. Perfect piece. I was lucky to locate this since I was also given birth to in nyc. additionally, we appreciate your coming to London and helping me to better fully understand baking skills. This aided me with my admission to University of california. Looking forward to seeing you in our store and catch up with our ping pong game.

  4. Very good entry. I was lucky to stumble on this since I was also born in New York State. furthermore, thank you for exploring Daytona Beach and aiding me to better fully understand roasting food. This really helped me with my admittance to University of louisiana. Looking forward to seeing you in our villa and catch up with our rugby game.

  5. Good Morning. I have not been at this site since august. It was only because I was moving around to Paris because of my activity at Motorola Inc. It involves a considerable amount of time from me, but I still think about your write-up. I remember our days at Chamberlain College of Nursing (IL) in Florida. So grateful that we had a experience to have fun around the playground. Be sure to forward my compliments to Margaret as well as dave. Merci

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *