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McCormick Tribune Campus Center photographs, 2003

Identifier: 037.08.15

Photographs (available as digital images on a CD and as color prints) of McCormick Tribune Campus Center on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology taken by Richard Barnes at the request of IIT to serve as publicity photos. The images are identified as follows, per the CD: 1. Computer Hall 1. 2. Founders' Wall 2 [icons]. 3. Founders' Wall 3 [faces of (l - r): Frank W. Gunsaulus; Allen Lewis; Robert Pritzker; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe]. 4. Hallway [northeast corridor]. 5. Interiors 1 [belly of Exelon tube intersecting ceiling]. 6. Interiors 2 [integrated ramp/staircase]. 7. Interiors 3 [food court looking east]. 8. Mies Door 1. 9. Rem Mies [i.e., Rem Koolhaas, architect of MTCC; Mies' Commons building seen from inside MTCC]. 10. Exelon Tube 2 [Chicago skyline in background]. 11. Exelon Tube 5 [El train speeding through tube]. 12. Exelon Tube 6 [with El tracks]. 13. Exelon Tube 7 [El tracks' supporting structure]. 14. Exelon Tube 8 [close-up through tube].


  • Creation: 2003


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

2 Series (Compact disc and print photographs)

Biographical Note

These images were made available to the media as part of the pre-opening publicity re MTCC in Sept. 2003.

Arrangement of the Collection

Arranged by format

Existence and Location of Copies

Digital surrogates of the CD in the collection has been created for for access and preservation purposes, and is stored on Google Drive.

The photos in this collection are available in Illinois Tech's institutional repository. These images are also available on Richard Barnes web site:


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 8/9/2004

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