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Description of the Collection Transcripts of two interviews conducted under the auspices of The Mies van der Rohe Society at Illinois Institute of Technology. Dirk Lohan, IIT Trustee and grandson of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, was interviewed by Betsy Hughes and Phil Rozen of IIT and Christopher Robling of Jayne Thompson and Associates. Lohan comments on Mies, modernism, IIT's master plans (Mies' plan of the 1940s and Lohan's plan of the 1990s), McCormick Tribune Campus Center designed by Rem Koolhaas and State Street...
Description of the Collection RFQs submitted to Mesirow Stein Real Estate, Inc. on behalf of Illinois Institute of Technology for development services of two new construction projects: faculty and staff apartments, ultimately known as Michigan Place (condominiums and townhouses located on Michigan Ave.), and student housing on State Street (later named State Street Village). Contracts were awarded to Shorebank Development Corporation and Optima, Inc. (jointly) for the apartments (David Hovie, architect) and to...