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Materials documenting the final phase of the Richard H. Driehaus Foundation International Design Competition. Includes images of models and drawings, photos of finalists, and other materials.
Two items related to the Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St. Saviour: 1) Flyer with brief information about Carr Chapel; probably issued as a publicity piece shortly after the building was opened in 1952. 2) Article by Margaret M. Grubiak, "Educating the Moral Scientist: The Chapels at I.I.T. and M.I.T.," published in ARRIS: Journal of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians (volume 18, 2007) (entire volume on file; gift of Margaret Grubiak)
Presentation-style book apparently prepared and published by the Mies van der Rohe Society of IIT under the title "Robert F. Carr Memorial Chapel of St. Savior, IIT," for presentation to donors supportive of the chapel's restoration. Contains ten pages of color photographs of the chapel's interior a brief history of the chapel. The final page reads "Thank you from the Mies van der Rohe Society and the IIT Community."
The Robert Philip Gordon papers consist of the output of the professional career of architect, urban planner, artist, and Illinois Institute of Technology (Chicago) graduate Robert Philip Gordon. Materials include architectural sketches and plans, planning documents for urban and landscape projects, clippings and publications, and an extensive collection of original artwork.
Media packet of promotional materials released to media at the beginning of the 2005 exterior restoration (and subsequent interior renovation) of S. R. Crown Hall on the campus of Illinois Institute of Technology. Also included copies of some of the press coverage subsequently received. Also a disk with six photographs (old images; prior to restoration work) of Crown Hall.
Video tape of the Crown Hall Restoration segment of the "About Chicago" series produced for the Chicago Tonight program by WTTW TV (Channel 11), Chicago. First aired Oct. 13, 2005. Narrated by architectural historian Geoffrey Baer with comments by Peter Beltemacchi, Donna Robertson and Mark Sexton. Ca. 30 minutes.
Black and white photographic negatives with contact sheets showing classroom scenes and social gatherings featuring Illinois Institute of Technology architecture students and faculty, circa 1942. Ludwig Mies van der Rohe can be seen among the students. There are also several shots from the 3300 block of south Federal Street, and one image shows a wall calendar in the background from May 1942. As a note, Mies was awarded a patent on May 19, 1942.