The Cortex Innovation Community is a vibrant 200-acre innovation hub and technology district integrated into St. Louis’ historic Central West End and Forest Park Southeast residential neighborhoods. It is surrounded by nationally ranked universities and medical centers and abundant cultural and recreational assets that include the Grand Center arts district, the Missouri Botanical Garden, and 1,400-acre Forest Park that is host to the St. Louis Zoo, the St. Louis Art Museum, the Missouri History Museum, the St. Louis Science Center, biking and walking trails, and two public golf courses.







Community tours are postponed until further notice. 










Visit Cortex using any line on MetroLink or via MetroBus.




Parking at Cortex


Visitor parking is highlighted on this map and indicated by signage at the entrance of each lot. Visitors can park at Cortex 1, North Duncan, Orange Garage, North Silo Lot, or South Silo Lot. Please note that some of the parking lots offer visitor parking in designated areas. Street parking is available along Boyle Ave, Duncan Ave, and Forest Park Ave.