Oct, 17, 2010,
6:11 PM

Coming soon: Our new website!

The Mies Society can’t wait to unveil our latest project: a brand-new website designed by Scott Thomas, author of Designing Obama.

In addition to tracking progress on our restoration efforts, visitors will be able to take a look at the contents of Mies’ bookshelf. And as a new resource for all things Mies, the site will feature information about Mies’ legacy that isn’t available anywhere else. Detailed building “biographies” will feature sketches, drawings, models, 3-D renderings, and photos of modernism’s most important structures.

Full site launches in November; here’s a sneak peak.

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Oct, 15, 2010,
7:30 AM

Top 40, Chicago-style

Chicago’s Top 40 Artistic Breakthroughs itemized in the September issue of Chicago Magazine include Second City, Muddy Waters, the Dil Pickle Club, and Studs Terkel.

We’re delighted to see Mies van der Rohe’s IIT campus ranked as #2!

Read the article here.

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Oct, 14, 2010,
7:00 AM

October Bulletin Board

° A recently-updated unit in Mies van der Rohe’s 880 N. Lake Shore Drive is for sale. Koenig & Strey has the listing.
° A 1952 white St. Charles kitchen, 6-burner white Crown stove, and 1952 bathroom fixtures are available for immediate sale in Glencoe.  These hard-to-find fixtures are in excellent condition. For more information, contact Linda Semel.

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