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Mies's IIT campus before and after demolition of a corner

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jan 04, 2012 02:57 AM
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by Edward Lifson ( last modified Apr 16, 2011



By tearing down a piece of the campus designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe,
Chicago just got less interesting.

"I firmly believe a campus must have unity."
-Mies van der Rohe

There is no joy in Bronzeville. Mighty Metra has struck out.

Click images to enlarge. Much more information on the IIT case here

Which do you like better?


And now Chicago is fixing to do something equal wrong.

Mies IIT Chicago Test Cell Gunnery




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