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dc.coverage.spatialSite: Chicago, Illinois, United Statesen_US
dc.coverage.temporal1948-1951 (creation)en_US
dc.creatorMies van der Rohe, Ludwigen_US
dc.creatorPace Associatesen_US
dc.date1948-1951en_US
dc.date.accessioned2013-05-07T19:26:43Z
dc.date.available2013-05-07T19:26:43Z
dc.date.issued1948-1951en_US
dc.identifier214358en_US
dc.identifier.otherarchrefid: 177en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1721.3/121732
dc.descriptionClose view of the southwest corner, within overhang; A twin pair of glass-and-steel apartment towers on N. Lake Shore Drive along Lake Michigan in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago. They were added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 1980. The 26 floor, 254 ft (82 m) tall towers were dubbed the "Glass House" apartments. Construction was by the renowned Chicago real estate developer Herbert Greenwald. The design principles first expressed in 860-880 Lake Shore Drive were copied extensively, and are now considered characteristic of the modern International Style. They were finished in 1951 and were featured in a 1957 article in Life Magazine on Mies. In 1956 the complex was extended with another pair of towers at 900-910 Lake Shore Drive called Esplanade Apartments, also designed by Mies. In 1996 they became the first buildings designed by Mies van der Rohe to receive Chicago Landmark Status. Source: Wikipedia; http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Main_Page (accessed 12/2/2007)en_US
dc.format.mediumconcrete; steel; glassen_US
dc.rights© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc.en_US
dc.subjectarchitectural exteriorsen_US
dc.subjectModernisten_US
dc.subjectInternational Style (modern European architecture style)en_US
dc.titleLake Shore and Esplanade Apartmentsen_US
dc.title.alternative860-880 Lake Shore Drive Apartments [complex]en_US
dc.typeimageen_US
dc.rights.accessLicensed for educational and research use by the MIT community onlyen_US
dc.identifier.vendorcode1A1-MVR-LS-B2en_US
vra.culturalContextAmericanen_US
vra.techniqueconstruction (assembling)en_US
vra.worktypeapartment houseen_US
vra.worktypeskyscraperen_US
dc.contributor.displayLudwig Mies van der Rohe (German architect, 1886-1969); Pace Associates (American architectural firm, active 1946-1957)en_US


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