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1 The City of Big Shoulders

2 Modern Architecture – Post WW II



5 Ludwig Mies van der Rohe


7 McCormick Place Ludwig Mies van der Rohe

8 Federal Plaza van der Rohe & Calder

9 Do you see columns here? Federal Plaza DLudwig Mies van Der Rohe

10 Why do we use columns on buildings? City-County Building Chicago Federal Reserve Bank Bank of America NOT the one you go in

11 Lake Shore Drive Apartment Building Architect: Mies van der Rohe 1948 - 1951

12 Farnsworth House less is more

13 Lake Point Tower Architects: Schiopporeit & Heinrich Graham, Anderson, Probst, & White 1969

14 Inland Steel Building Architects: Skidmore, Owings& Merrill 1956 - 1957

15 John Hancock Center Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 1969

16 Graham, Anderson, Probst, & White, 1972

17 Sears Tower (Willis Tower) Architects: Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 1974 - 1979

18 Richard M. Daley Center Architects: C.F. Murphy & Assoc. 1963 - 1965 Do you see see columns?

19 Xerox Center Architects: Helmut Jahn 1980

20 James R. Thompson Center Architects: Helmut Jahn & Richard Murphy 1984

21 James R. Thompson Center Street entrance into atrium. Do you see see columns?

22 Monument with Standing Beast by Jean Dubuffet - Chicago, Illinois

23 State of IL Bldg & EL stop at IIT Hulmut Jahn

24 State of Illinois Building – James Thompson Center

25 Thompson Center What is another name for this building? What interests you about its design?

26 United Airlines Terminal Achitect: Helmut Jahn 1985 - 1988 Chicago OHare Airport

27 Dirk Lohan

28 First National Bank Plaza- Bank One C.F. Murphy & Assoc. Murphy/Jahn

29 Marina City Towers by Bertrand Goldberg

30 The building of the Marina towers

31 John Burgee Architects with Philip Johnson. 190 South LaSalle Street. Chicago. 1987.

32 21 st Century Architecture & The Future

33 Millennium Park Pritzker Band Shell by Frank Gehry The Bean or Cloud Gate by Anish Kapoor The Crown Fountain by Jaume Plensa Lurie Gardens

34 The new Modern Wing at the Art Institute of Chicago by Renzo Piano

35 Jeanne Gang Studio Gang 2006-2010

36 Block 37 Perkins + Will

37 Trump International Hotel & Tower Skidmore, Owings & Merrill 2005-2009

38 Blue Cross and Blue Shield Tower Lohan (Goettsch) Partners –phase 1 1997 phase 2010

39 North of Millennium Park Two Prudential Plaza- Aon Center- BC/BS - 340 0n the Park

40 The Spire by Santiago Calatrava

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