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The Illinois Institute of Technology is home to the largest group of buildings designed by Mies van der Rohe—the most influential figure in American Modernism. This tour traces the evolution of the campus with a special emphasis on the years 1938—1958—the time during which Mies was the head of the School of Architecture.

Duration
2 Hours
Price
$26 public (includes CAC admission)
Free for CAC members
Meet
Inside Perlstein Hall, 10 W. 33rd St.

The tour also visits more recent projects, including the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (designed by Pritzker Prize-winning Dutch architect Rem Koolhaas) and the Helmut Jahn-designed State Street Village residence hall. The tour is operated with the assistance of the Illinois Institute of Technology.

Notes:
  • Advance reservations are required for this tour.
  • Building interiors will not be featured and bathrooms will not be available on this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.

Upcoming Mies and Modernism: The IIT Campus Tour Tours

Saturday Sep 26

  • 10:00am Sold Out

Wednesday Oct 14

  • 10:00am Sold Out