International House

International House Chicago Illinois

Stock #: 226597
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Chicago
State: Illinois (IL)
County: Cook
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Dedicated in 1932 and located at 1414 East 59th Street. A residential center for foreign and American students; it was given by Mr. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., at a cost of three million dollars, as a center for the promotion of international understanding and world peace through contacts among students from all parts of the world. The House has 510 rooms, an assembly hall with sound motion picture equipment, dining room and cafeteria, coffee shop, social rooms, a library, and other facilities designed to carry out the purpose for which the House was established