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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago, Illinois, United States)en_US
dc.coverage.temporalca. 1942-1968 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorMies van der Rohe, Ludwigen_US
dc.creatorSkidmore, Owings & Merrillen_US
dc.date1942-1968en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-07T19:26:01Z
dc.date.available2013-05-07T19:26:01Z
dc.date.issued1942-1968en_US
dc.identifier214315en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 176en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/121697
dc.descriptionGeneral view of open space with Crown Hall in background and the Paul V. Galvin Library (by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, 1962) at left; Mies settled in Chicago, Illinois where he was appointed as head of the architecture school at Chicago's Armour Institute of Technology (later renamed Illinois Institute of Technology - IIT). One of his conditions for taking this position was that he would be commissioned to design the new buildings of the campus. "The Main Campus of Illinois Institute of Technology is an outstanding example of the work of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969), architect and educator and one of the 20th century's most influential architects. His design of the Main Campus...helped set a new aesthetic standard for modern architecture. In 1976, the American Institute of Architects designated the campus as one of the 200 most important works of architecture in the country. S.R. Crown Hall, which houses IIT's College of Architecture, was granted national Historic Landmark status in 2001. Other Mies buildings on the Main Campus include Perlstein Hall, Alumni Memorial Hall, Wishnick Hall, Siegel Hall, Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St. Savior, The Commons, and three IIT residence halls: Bailey Hall, Carman Hall, and Cunningham Hall." Source: The Mies van der Rohe Society (IIT) [website]; http://www.mies.iit.edu/ (accessed 12/3/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumsteel; glass; bricken_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectcontemporary (1960 to present)en_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.subjectInternational Style (modern European architecture style)en_US
dc.titleIllinois Institute of Technology Main Campusen_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-MVR-II-A5en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypeuniversityen_US
dc.contributor.displayLudwig Mies van der Rohe (German architect, 1886-1969); Skidmore, Owings & Merrill (American architectural firm, founded 1939)en_US


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