Illinois Institute of Technology. Mies van der Rohe Society
The Mies van der Rohe Society was launched Nov. 19, 2002 by Illinois Institute of Technology and dedicated to the renewal and preservation of Illinois Tech's historic campus. The Society is designed to raise funds for the renovation of the university's Mies-designed academic buildings beginning with S.R. Crown Hall, Wishnick Hall, and Carr Chapel. Justine Jentes served as the Society's founding director until June 2013.
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Materials related to Allen Porter's recollections of the early years of the Institute of Design, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, and Porter's career as a designer.
DVD, titled: "Innovation in Dance & Design: Hubbard Street in S. R. Crown Hall, January 25-27, 2008." Produced by the Mies van der Rohe Society and the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Office files from Mies van der Rohe Society related to the Lohan Master Plan and related activities.
Video tape of the 2005 Mies van der Rohe lecture "Mies is More - Learning from Mies" delivered by 1991 Pritzker Architecture Prize Laureate Robert Venturi, Nov. 9, 2005 in S. R. Crown Hall at Illinois Institute of Technology in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of Crown Hall.
Mies News, being a quarterly newsletter to members of the Mies van der Rohe Society of Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago). Mies News was launched with the Summer 2005 issue. Holdings include: Summer 2005, Fall 2005, Summer 2006, Fall 2006, Winter 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, Fall 2010.
Items as follows: Black t-shirt with graphic design in white on front, forming image of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Introduced ca. summer 2006. White bracelet "What Would Mies Do?" Introduced ca. summer 2006.
This collection contains the research material, folders of materials on Ludwig Mies van der Rohe collected on behalf of the Mies Society.
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