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Mies van der Rohe hall at IIT

We took the Chicago Architectural tour of the IIT campus and visited Crown Hall as part of the... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2018
Diane K
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Chicago, Illinois
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It is a box

I had to come here to see this exclaimed modern masterpiece by Mies van der Rohe. And you can... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2017
Anna G
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Chicago
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13 Jul 2018
“Mies van der Rohe hall at IIT ”
16 Oct 2017
“It is a box”
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Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

We took the Chicago Architectural tour of the IIT campus and visited Crown Hall as part of the tour. It was a well constructed building. When we were there they had a Lego event.

Thank Diane K
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

I had to come here to see this exclaimed modern masterpiece by Mies van der Rohe. And you can easily see here “less is more”. I understand it must have been something new and inspiring when it was first built big for today’s standards it...More

Thank Anna G
Reviewed 6 February 2017

do yourself a favor and see some sights outside of the normal touristy things. SR Crown Hall can easily be accessed via L or driving.

Thank SweetWillie
Reviewed 15 August 2016

The outside is famous, but it's standing inside that needs to be experienced to understand what proportion and scale is.

Thank Rolf A
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Crown Hall was our first stop in Chicago, a trip with two architecture researcher friends. This was once the Chicago landmark that it started the international style of building. The building is currently under minor construction, and the entrance is closed on the weekend. We...More

Thank Toroniee T
Reviewed 26 March 2016

It is a fine and outstanding Mies van der Rohe's buildings. Whit very subtle devices it houses an exceptional experience from the interior between transparent and traslucid surfaces, a problem of shadows and framing the landscape. The technical details are carefully crafted, don't miss it.

Thank German R
Reviewed 9 September 2013

I was exposed to this hidden jem by a modern architecture loving friend of mine. Crown Hall is located on the rather dull campus of the Illinois Institute of Technology, which made this masterpiece stand out even more. Designed by Ludwig Miles van der Rohe,...More

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