Crown Hall, IIT, College of Architecture building, Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

Crown Hall Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago

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Crown Hall IIT

Crown Hall – IIT
Address: College of Architecture building, Illinois Institute of Technology, 3360 South State St, Chicago, Illinois
Design: Mies van der Rohe with Pace Associates & C. F. Murphy Associates

S. R. Crown Hall at Illinois Institute of Technology in Chicago, USA, taken on May 10, 2011:
Crown Hall Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago
photograph : Joe Ravi, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

The newly renovated S.R. Crown Hall from the north, with IITRI Tower in the background:
Crown Hall Illinois Institute of Technology Building
photograph : The original uploader was Duncanr at English Wikipedia., CC BY-SA 2.5 , via Wikimedia Commons

IIT Masterplan
Design: Mies van der Rohe Architect
Date built: 1940
Illinois Institute of Technology – Website: www.iit.edu

Building close by:
New Student Center
Design: Rem Koolhaas / Office of Metropolitan Architecture (OMA)

Other Illinois Buildings by the IIT Crown Hall architect

860-880 Lake Shore Apartments, Chicago
Dates built: 1948-51

Chicago Federal Center, Chicago
Date built: 1974

Crown Hall + IIT Masterplan, Chicago
Date built: 1940-

Farnsworth House, Plano
Date built: 1950
Farnsworth House
image © gm+ad architects

IBM Building, Chicago
Date built: 1971

Mies Van der Rohe

Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States of America

Architecture in Chicago

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Probably the most famous Mies van der Rohe building is the Barcelona Pavilion
Barcelona Pavilion
photo © Adrian Welch
This International Style structure in Catalonia, North East Spain, is also known as the ´German Pavilion´.

National Gallery Berlin by Mies van der Rohe in Germany
National Gallery Berlin
photo © Adrian Welch

American Architecture

Crown Hall IIT architect : Mies van der Rohe

Chicago Architectural Designs

Chicago Building Designs – architectural selection below:

777 West Chicago Avenue Building, 777 W Chicago Avenue
Design: Solomon Cordwell Buenz (SCB) Architects
777 W. Chicago Avenue building
image : Solomon Cordwell Buenz Architects
777 W. Chicago Avenue Building
Tribune Real Estate Holdings receives final approval for a transformational riverfront development at 777 W. Chicago Avenue. Together with Tribune Media’s neighboring property at 700 West Chicago Avenue, the combined site will be reimagined as The River District, a landmark urban tech-centric neighborhood, extends the downtown district.

Obama Presidential Center, Jackson Park, Southside
Design: Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects | Partners (TWBTA) in collaboration with Chicago-based Interactive Design Architects (IDEA)
Obama Presidential Center Building Jackson Park - Chicago architecture news
images courtesy of the Obama Foundation
Obama Presidential Center, Jackson Park: OPC Chicago
The Obama Foundation release new renderings of the Obama Presidential Center planned for a site in Jackson Park on Chicago’s South Side. The drawings show subtle but significant revisions to the design by TWBTA with IDEA.

American Architects

Illinois Buildings

Chicago Architecture

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