Congress Center

33 E Congress, Chicago, IL 60605

33 East Congress Building was built in 1925-26 by noted Chicago architect, Alfred S. Alschuler, who designed the 1927 Chicago Mercantile Exchange. The seven-story brick and terra cotta "Congress-Wabash Building" was commissioned by Ferdinand W. Peck, Jr., a real estate developer, and initially housed a bank, offices, and recreation rooms that included dozens of pool tables. A national billiards championship was held here in 1938. By the 1940s, the building was known by the name of its major tenant, the Congress Bank. In the 1980s it became the home of MacCormac College. Columbia College leased space in the building starting in 1997 and purchased the structure in 1999. It currently houses administrative offices, classroom space and the college's radio station.

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ASL Institute - American Sign Language I

ASL Institute - American Sign Language I 9/8 6:00pm

A continuing Six Week Workshop further concentrates on development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). Participants learn to...

ASL Institute - Introduction to American Sign Language

ASL Institute - Introduction to American Sign... 9/8 6:00pm

Six Week Workshop concentrates on development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). Participants learn to accurately recognize and...

ASL Institute - American Sign Language II

ASL Institute - American Sign Language II 9/10 6:00pm

This workshop focuses on intermediate development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). This workshop includes further training in...

ASL Institute - American Sign Language I

ASL Institute - American Sign Language I 9/15 6:00pm

A continuing Six Week Workshop further concentrates on development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). Participants learn to...

ASL Institute - Introduction to American Sign Language

ASL Institute - Introduction to American Sign... 9/15 6:00pm

Six Week Workshop concentrates on development of conversational fluency in American Sign Language (ASL). Participants learn to accurately recognize and...

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Roge Ramos

Roge Ramos left a positive review 5/18/2013

Beautiful building and some outstanding program at there...

Roge Ramos

Roge Ramos left a positive review 5/16/2013

I love to socialize with ASL students and they were great. I wish that I have little more time to hang out with them. They were awesome! :)

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