The Chicago Brauhaus Legacy

Want to join  us in making a difference?
We are raising money to transform our community room on our 2nd floor (commonly referred to as the Brandenburg Room) into the Brauhaus Room which will pay homage to the Chicago Brauhaus which up served German Gemütlichkeit for 52 years in the Lincoln Square neighborhood of Chicago. The Chicago Brauhaus closed its doors in December 2017 and the DANK Haus courted the  owners, Harry and Guenther Kempf,  because we want      their legacy to be preserved.  Two years later, we have acquired a lot of treasured artifacts from the Chicago Brauhaus,  but we need your support for the transformation  efforts.  Please donate today and keep the  German traditions alive and well in Chicago!

More information about German-American-National-Congress Inc North Side (DANK Haus German American Cultural Center): Our mission is to preserve and promote German culture, heritage, and language through activities including, but not limited to, maintaining a center consisting of a museum, art gallery, library, and language school, and organizing educational and social programming focusing on and emphasizing the history, traditions, and contributions of Germans and German Americans.

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  • Stephen Dittmeier 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $100 
    • 5 mos
  • Mary Butler 
    • $50 
    • 6 mos
  • Paul Torgus 
    • $10 
    • 6 mos
  • Kathy Jirak 
    • $200 
    • 6 mos
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Fundraising team: DANK Haus German American Cultural Center (2)

Monica Jirak 
Chicago, IL
German-American-National-Congress Inc North Side (DANK Haus German American Cultural Center) 
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Heidi Haus 
Team member
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