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Alfred Caldwell blueprint, 1954

Identifier: 006.01.11

Blueprint, "Landscape Plan for Housing Area" of Illinois Institute of Technology campus (Chicago) by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Architect, and Alfred Caldwell, Landscape Architect. Shows "play Meadow" and six surrounding buildings between Michigan Ave. and Wabash Ave. Includes a Planting List of tree varieties and counts. One sheet, 29x45"; scale 1" = 20'-0". Dated November 1, 1954.


  • Creation: 1954-11-01


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Available for Research

Collection Size

1 Item

Biographical Note

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was director of Architecture and campus architect at Illinois Institute of Chicago (1938-1958). Alfred Caldwell was one of Mies' earliest students and was selected by Mies to landscape the campus buildings which Mies designed.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 1998.021


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist

Part of the Paul V. Galvin Library. University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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