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





    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?

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    And now Chicago is fixing to do something equal wrong.



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