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Architecture of Illinois

17 September 2009

1946 – Wishnick Hall / Chemistry Building, IIT, Chicago

Architect: Mies van der Rohe Originally used as the Chemistry Building, Wishnick Hall is currently undergoing redevelopment as an advanced IT centre. This redevelopment will allow important upgrading of services and the restoration...

17 September 2009

1951 – Farnsworth House, Plano, Illinois

Architect: Mies van der Rohe Designed and built from 1946 to 1951, Farnsworth House is considered an icon of international style architecture in America. The steel and glass house was commissioned by Dr....

02 August 2009

1873 – New Goverment Buildings, Chicago, Illinois

Architect: Alfred B. Mullett Design for a Federal building containing Custom House, Court House and Post Office. Most of Mullett’s plan was constructed with a simpler roofline. The eventual building was constructed largely...