618 S. Michigan Ave.

618 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL, 60605

The 618 S. Michigan Ave. 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 from 1927 until 1936 when it was associated with the Pestalozzi Froebel Teachers’ College.

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Upcoming Events

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings 11/22 6:30pm

Join us at our weekly meetings every Wednesday from 6:30PM to 9PM at 618 S. Michigan Ave. 4th Floor: Student Diversity and Inclusion.

Exploring Hispanophone Caribbean Traditions with Janet Harper and Kris Tori

Exploring Hispanophone Caribbean Traditions... 11/22 7pm

Janet Harper at the Center for Black Music Research (CBMR) gives a presentation on the history of "Bomba" dancing and music traditions originating from the...

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings 11/29 6:30pm

Join us at our weekly meetings every Wednesday from 6:30PM to 9PM at 618 S. Michigan Ave. 4th Floor: Student Diversity and Inclusion.

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings 12/6 6:30pm

Join us at our weekly meetings every Wednesday from 6:30PM to 9PM at 618 S. Michigan Ave. 4th Floor: Student Diversity and Inclusion.

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings

Black Student Union Weekly Meetings 12/13 6:30pm

Join us at our weekly meetings every Wednesday from 6:30PM to 9PM at 618 S. Michigan Ave. 4th Floor: Student Diversity and Inclusion.

Recent Events

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Ashley Moore

Ashley Moore left a positive review 8/29/2017

It was so beautiful and fun

Janet Harper

Janet Harper posted a photo 4/19/2017

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.

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