Mies van der Rohe and IIT: An Architectural Tour
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's influence is seen in every open-plan interior space and reaches every skyline in the world. He continues to inspire the most prominent architects of our time.
Nothing better expresses Mies' philosophy than the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), which contains his masterpiece, S. R. Crown Hall. A modern icon and National Historic Landmark, Time magazine called Crown Hall "one of the world's most influential, inspiring and astonishing structures."
Campus buildings by architectural stars Rem Koolhaas and Helmut Jahn, along with a renewed interest in modernism, have led thousands of visitors to campus each year to experience this living museum of modern architecture, a recent addition to the National Register of Historic Places.
IIT's Mies van der Rohe Society offers architectural tours that tell the story of Mies and IIT. Join us for a docent-led or self-guided audio tour—available every day, except major holidays.
No tours will be conducted on Saturday, May 17, 2014 due to commencement activities.