He now serves as the vice-president of the Toledo International Centre for Peace and has served as a peace negotiator for many international conflicts, most recently between the Colombian government and FARC. He is a regular contributor to Project Syndicate.
Eckstorm,  an architect popular for his industrial and warehouse designs, to serve as the headquarters of the International Harvester Company.
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Michigan was a modern skyscraper of its era, built with a steel skeleton, high-speed elevatorselectric light, the most advanced mechanical systems available and a floor plan designed to maximize natural light for all of its interior office spaces.
The story brick - clad building with classical stone detailing has an Art Deco lobby that retains much of its original marble. In the building was purchased by the Fairbanks-Morse Company, makers of railroad locomotivesfarm equipment and hydraulic systems.
It was acquired by Columbia College in In its early years as the home of Columbia, it was adaptively reused to house classroomsthe library, darkroomsstudiosand an auditorium. When the campus expanded through the acquisition of other buildings, especially aftersome of these functions, such as the greatly expanded library, were moved to other locations, and the spaces were again adapted for new uses.
Alschulerwho designed the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. A national billiards championship was held here in By the s, the building was known by the name of its major tenant, the Congress Bank.
In the s, it became the home of MacCormac College. Columbia leased space in the building starting in and purchased the structure in It currently houses administrative offices, classroom space and the college's radio station WCRX Bemanarchitect of the industrial town of Pullmanone of the 19th century's largest, most complex, and globally famous planned industrial communities for the Pullman Palace Car Company.
It was later owned by the Brunswick Corporationmakers of wood furnishings and built-in furniture for librariesuniversities and a variety of public commercial and governmental facilities.
By the late 19th century Brunswick became specialists in designing such entertainment furnishings as bars, billiards tables, and bowling alleys for drinking establishments nationwide. Subsequent owners are unknown.
The building was acquired by Columbia in and now houses classrooms, academic offices, a computerized newsroom, sciences laboratories, art studios and two public gallery spaces.
The building is also home to Anchor Graphics  and ShopColumbia, a retail venue that sells the work of Columbia students and alumni artists, musicians, filmmakers etc.
Eckstorm  in as an eight-story building to house the Chicago Musical Collegea concern headed by Florenz Ziegfeld Sr. A seven-story addition was designed and built in by Alfred Alschuler.
The building was renamed the Blum Building and housed the studios of a dance school and boutique women's clothiers. Tenants in the building in the s included Augustus Eugene Bournique's dancing schools and two select women's clothiers, Stanley Korshak 's Blackstone Shop and Blum's Vogue.
Brick clad with classical detailing, this story building retains its period marble and brass lobby. Columbia College acquired the building in and it now houses the College's five-story library, classrooms, departmental offices, student and faculty lounges and the College's bookstore  South Wabash Avenue[ edit ] South Wabash Avenue, built inis on the City of Chicago Landmarks and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places Built by William LeBaron Jenneyacknowledged as the inventor of the skyscraper for his fire-proofed metal skeleton-frame designs, the Ludington Building represents his continuing experimentation as the first entirely terra cotta -clad skyscraper.
The Ludington Building is also a rare survivor, one of only two extant loft buildings in Chicago built by Jenney. At the time, Chicago was a national center for the publishing industry, as demonstrated by this building and many others, particularly those on Chicago's Printers Rowand including the former Lakeside Press Building owned by Columbia College.
The American Book Company built the building to house its offices, printing presses, packaging and shipping operations. Its frame was built to withstand the weight and vibrations of the presses, which were originally located on the fourth through sixth floors, and to accommodate the anticipated eight-story addition that was never built.
Its status as a manufacturing facility determined its form as a loft building, with a practical and efficient interior that had few elegant original elements. Init was sold to Warshawsky and Companyan autoparts firm, for use as a storage facility.
The college purchased the building from Warshawsky in Eckstorm  A red brick 4-story building with terra cotta detailing, this structure was erected by a developer as a speculative commercial building.
During its first 30 years, it housed offices for a shingle distributor, a lumber company and an electrical parts manufacturer.
Inthe building was rehabilitated for the Sherwood Conservatory of Music, founded in by William Hall Sherwooda piano virtuoso, teacher and composer. The school's most famous alumna may be the comedian Phyllis Dillerwho was a piano student at the Sherwood School in the s but did not graduate.
The building was acquired by Columbia College Chicago in and now houses the school's music department.
The artistic, cultural and performance education tradition of this building, as it was adaptively reused since the s, is continued today in the programs of the Music Center of Columbia College.
Rich in history, it was the site for rallies in support of women's voting rightsefforts on behalf of compulsory education laws and fund raising for scholarships at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a women's dormitory at the University of Chicago.
Subsequent owners and uses are unknown. Acquired by Columbia in as the school's Theater Center, it currently houses a renovated seat theater, classrooms, and space for film and photography studios.
Presenting companies have included: The studio occupied the building up to aboutwhen it was taken over by the Equitable Life Assurance Company.Patently Unique (or Weird) Scholarships. These scholarships are the cream of the crop, the most unique of the unique.
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