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Celebrate Mies van der Rohe’s 127th birthday!

Seventy-five years ago, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe arrived in the United States to lead the College of Architecture at Illinois Insitute of Technology and profoundly influence the world’s taste and built environment. Today, the college begins another era of influence as it celebrates the investiture of Dean Wiel Arets.


S. R. Crown Hall on the Illinois Institute of Technology campus: 3360 South State Street, Chicago, Illinois, United States

5:30 p.m. Cocktails and hors de’oeuvres
6 p.m.      Short video about how Mies’ and IIT’s innovations shaped Chicago’s skyline, 
                presented by the Mies Society and Mies biographer Edward Windhorst.

Advance registration for tickets is required: $50

Register by Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at this site or reach Lauren Shelby at 312.567.5030.

Free parking is available in lot D1 on 33rd and State Streets.