Mies & Modernism: The IIT Campus Tour

DOCOMOMO US Tour Day 2010

Saturday, October 9, 2010

Mies & Modernism: The IIT Campus





Mies & Modernism: The IIT Campus



Chicago Architecture Foundation


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


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.

Walk up tickets available at the tour departure point
(check in 15 – 20 minutes early)
Advance reservations not needed. More details.
$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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