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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:
  • Although it's not required, we recommend making reservations in advance for this tour.
  • Ticket price includes entrance to the Chicago Architecture Center within 7 days of your tour. View the CAC's hours.
  • This tour is available for private bookings. Contact groupsales@architecture.org for more information.
  • Access to building interiors featured on this tour may be subject to change, due to weekend and holiday schedules or unforeseen closures.

Upcoming Mies and Modernism: The IIT Campus Tour Tours

Saturday Aug 3

  • 10:00am Sold Out

Wednesday Aug 14

  • 10:00am Sold Out

Saturday Sep 28

  • 10:00am Sold Out