618 Building

618 S. Michigan, Chicago, IL, 60605

The 618 South Michigan Avenue building was designed by architect William Carbys Zimmerman in 1913. Known as the Arcade Building, the 10-story building sported a grid-like façade with large windows and minimal masonry and housed specialty shops, photographers, publishers and the American Red Cross. The seventh floor of this building was also home to Columbia College from 1927 until 1936 when it was associated with the Pestalozzi Froebel Teachers’ College.

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Carlos Diaz left a positive review 2/17/2015

Such an informative, fun time!

Andrew B. Harris

Andrew B. Harris left a positive review 8/27/2014

It was cool to meet people on campus who are Latino like me!

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