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Description of the Collection Blueprint, "Landscape Plan for Housing Area" of Illinois Institute of Technology campus (Chicago) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Architect, and Alfred Caldwell, Landscape Architect. Shows "play Meadow" and six surrounding buildings between Michigan Ave. and Wabash Ave. Includes a Planting List of tree varieties and counts. One sheet, 29x45"; scale 1" = 20'-0". Dated November 1, 1954.
Description of the Collection Three pages of blueprints (27 x 41") for the Navy Building (later, Alumni Memorial Hall) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Holabird & Root. Drawings are identified as First Floor Framing, drawing S2; 2nd Floor Framing, S3; and Roof Framing Plan, S4. All are dated 5/17/1945 and are identified as revisions of commission number 7774.
Description of the Collection Bulks with office files of the Metropolitan Chicago Science and Technology Librarians, previously called Science and Technology Group, of which Anita Anderson was a member. Concerns invitations and memos regarding meetings held at the various members' libraries, including one hosted by IIT at the Crerar Library (1986). Two promotional pieces (artwork "slicks" for ads, 11x14" each) featuring Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and the architecture program. Used in Chicago Tribune ad series, run Jan. - Feb....
Description of the Collection Materials pertaining to architecture and Bauhaus-inspired activities at Illinois Institute of Technology, including the university's architecture and design programs. Items included as follows: Program from the October 26, 1952 dedication of the Chapel of Saint Saviour (Carr Chapel) on the campus of IIT, Two sheets of blank letterhead bearing the printed name Mies van der Rohe from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Chicago office (address and phone on the letterhead are as follows: 230 East Ohio St.,...
Description of the Collection One issue of "Arts & Architecture" being the March 1952 issue (Vol. 69, No. 3) with cover article "Mies Van der Rohe" (pp. 16-31). The article includes photographs by Institute of Design photographers: Felipe B. Chano (cover image), John Klukaszewski, Al Loginsky. The magazine also includes a two-page article by Hugo Weber, "Vision In Flux," (pp.32-33) with photogrpahs by Harry Callahan.
Description of the Collection One issue of Blueprint ("Europe's leading magazine of architecture and design") titled "Born Again Barcelona" dated December 1985/January 1986 with cover image and article on page 21 (one additional photo) concerning the rebuilding of Mies van der Rohe's Barcelona Pavilion by Christian Circi.
Description of the Collection Celebrating 50 Years: S.R. Crown Hall, 1956-2006, is a CD containing a pdf of photographs and texts documenting the planning, construction, and uses of S.R. Crown Hall.
Overview Photographic works by F. Peter Weil.
Description of the Collection Head shot photos of people believed to be faculty, staff, and trustees of IIT. Also may include some alumni and faculty. Generally both negatives and a contact print included. The majority of the images are unidentified. Identified photos include Andrew, MC; Archambault, Bennett (Trustee); Armington, ?; Armour, Lester (Chairman of Board); Armour, Vernon; Armour, Sr., Philip Barnett, B. E.; Brouse, ?; Budenholzer, R. A.; Burke, Ed; Campbell William J.; Christianson, ?; Cunningham,...
Description of the Collection Seven photographs (4" x 4" each) of the Farnsworth House (Plano, Illinois), designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, while under construction. The photos are presumed to have been taken by George Danforth.
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