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  • Mies & Modernism: The IIT Campus Tour

    DOCOMOMO US Tour Day 2010

    Saturday, October 9, 2010

    Mies & Modernism: The IIT Campus

    CAF

     

     

     

    Title
    Mies & Modernism: The IIT Campus

     

    Affiliation

    Chicago Architecture Foundation

    Location/Date/Time

    Saturday, October 9 at 10:00 AM
    Meet: Inside Perlstein Hall, 10 W. 33rd Street
    Northwest corner of 33rd and State streets

    Description
     

    The Illinois Institute of Technology is home to the largest group of buildings designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the most influential figure in American Modernism. This walking tour traces the evolution of the campus throughout its history, with a special emphasis on the years 1938-1958, the time of Mies’ tenure as the head of the School of Architecture. The tour also visits more recent projects, including the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas) and the Helmut Jahn-designed State Street Village residence hall. The tour is operated with the cooperation and assistance of the Illinois Institute of Technology: www.iit.edu.

    Registration
    Walk up tickets available at the tour departure point
    (check in 15 – 20 minutes early)
    Advance reservations not needed. More details.
    Fee
    $15 person; $10 seniors/students; free for CAF members
    Other AIA Continuing Education Credit: 2.0
    For more information visit: http://caf.architecture.org/

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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