618 S Michigan

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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Upcoming Events

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and Identity

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and... 9/30 6pm

Itinerant Bodies will explore the work of nine Latin American artists from the community. Their work showcases a diversity of Latinx traditions, realities...

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and Identity

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and... 10/3 9am

Itinerant Bodies will explore the work of nine Latin American artists from the community. Their work showcases a diversity of Latinx traditions, realities...

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and Identity

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and... 10/4 9am

Itinerant Bodies will explore the work of nine Latin American artists from the community. Their work showcases a diversity of Latinx traditions, realities...

Creative Writing Graduate Open House

Creative Writing Graduate Open House 10/4 4pm

Columbia College Chicago’s Creative Writing Department invites prospective graduate students to learn more about our MFA programs in Fiction, Nonfiction and...

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and Identity

Itinerant Bodies: At the Edge of Latinidad and... 10/5 9am

Itinerant Bodies will explore the work of nine Latin American artists from the community. Their work showcases a diversity of Latinx traditions, realities...

Recent Events

EXPO CHICAGO 9/23/2016

Food for Thought 9/22/2016

Fabulunch/La Mesa 9/20/2016

The Barbershop 9/19/2016

Recent Activity

Michael Martz

Michael Martz left a positive review 8/30/2016

This was a perfect evening. You get to see all kinds of beautiful views of the the city, and you get taken out on the lake to see the city from the water. I took a few hundred pictures and videos.

Michael Martz

Michael Martz left a positive review 8/31/2016

Everyone should see Willis Tower at least once. This event was a lot of fun.

Sandraneta Marsh Adams

Sandraneta Marsh Adams left a positive review 5/3/2016

Good people good food

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 5/10/2016

Poster for the event. Poster for the event.

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 5/10/2016

Poster for the event. Poster for the event.

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 5/9/2016

This exhibit is an official Chicago Great Migration Centennial event. This exhibit is an official Chicago Great Migration Centennial event.

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 5/9/2016

This exhibit is an official Chicago Great Migration Centennial event. This exhibit is an official Chicago Great Migration Centennial event.

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 5/2/2016

Gospel's legendary Staple Singers moved to Chicago in 1947 from Mississippi. Gospel's legendary Staple Singers moved to Chicago in 1947 from Mississippi.

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 5/2/2016

Soul singer Jerry Butler moved to Chicago ca. 1942 from Mississippi. Soul singer Jerry Butler moved to Chicago ca. 1942 from Mississippi.

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 5/2/2016

Gospel singer Inez Andrews moved to Chicago in 1957 from Alabama. Gospel singer Inez Andrews moved to Chicago in 1957 from Alabama.

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