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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Village Lunch

Village Lunch 5/4 12:00pm

Join the African American Cultural Affairs once a month for free lunch and noontime dialogues throughout the semester with African American students faculty...

Open the Door Chicago: a Great Migration Musical Journey

Open the Door Chicago: a Great Migration... 5/13 11:00am

Open the Door Chicago: a Great Migration Musical Journey featuring materials from the Center for Black Music Research This exhibit includes original...

Carry the Story and Shop for a Cause

Carry the Story and Shop for a Cause 5/13 1:00pm

Learn how Fashion Business Decision Making students truly made a difference to refugee women living in the US. Graduating students worked with Re:new to...

In The Works Pop-Up Shop

In The Works Pop-Up Shop 5/13 1:00pm

In the Works Shop is a curated mix of student work including apparel, accessories and more. The pop-up shop is produced by senior-level Fashion Business...

International and MCA Alumni Welcome Home Reunion

International and MCA Alumni Welcome Home Reunion 5/13 2:00pm

Multicultural Afairs & International Student Affairs Drop in Reception and Meet and Greet. Remember when the MCA was on the 3rd floor of the 623 S. Wabash...

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

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Janet Harper posted a photo 4/28/2016

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

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Janet Harper posted a photo 4/28/2016

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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Janet Harper posted a photo 4/28/2016

Blues legend Buddy Guy moved to Chicago in 1957 from Louisiana. Blues legend Buddy Guy moved to Chicago in 1957 from Louisiana.

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Janet Harper posted a photo 4/28/2016

DJ Richard Stamz moved to Chicago ca. 1920s from Tennessee. DJ Richard Stamz moved to Chicago ca. 1920s from Tennessee.

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Non traditional, but very unique performance and I really enjoy it a lot.

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