Visiting Cortex during the COVID-19 Emergency


All visitors coming to Cortex during the COVID-19 pandemic, please adhere to the protocols established by the World Health Organization WHO, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention CDC, the State of Missouri, St. Louis City, and St. Louis County governments.


Visiting a company?


District visitors should contact the individual at the company they are visiting to confirm access to the building. The coronavirus emergency is changing rapidly; therefore, we want to ensure your safety while visiting Cortex. Before you visit, PLEASE CALL your host!


CIC members


Please visit the Cambridge Innovation Center CIC website for the latest updates concerning working in your CIC space. If you have any other questions concerning access to CIC’s co-working spaces, please call 314- 615-6301.


Venture Café


The Venture Café Thursday Gathering will remain virtual until further notice. Please, visit the VCSTL website for updates and for the calendar of events.


Food Trucks – During the COVID-19 pandemic all activities on the Cortex Commons, including the weekly food trucks are canceled until further notice . Sign up for the Cortex Connections weekly newsletter for updates each week.


Park Avenue Coffee - The Cortex District location is temporarily closed due to Covid-19 as of 2 pm on Monday, March 23rd.  Coffee and carryout orders for less than 10 may be made by calling (314) 265-5000. Please visit the Park Avenue Coffee website for updates.


Vicia RestaurantVicia is closed for dine-in service until further notice. However, you can order a Vicia Family Meal to go in the meantime.  


The Chocolate Pig – The Chocolate Pig is closed until further notice. Please visit The Chocolate Pig website for updates.


Move by BJC – Move is temporarily closed until Tuesday, March 31. Please check the Move website for further updates.


BJC COVID-19 Testing – BJC has set up a COVID-19 drive-thru testing site in the parking lot bordered by Boyle, Clayton, Tower Grove, and I-64.  Prescreening is required.