When it was the Future

on presuming to be modern

mvdrlsdchiiltwn1000

[Photo ©2013 William Bosch, Chicago, Illinois, USA]

The skin and bones of modernism.

Mies van der Rohe designed buildings, 860-880 Lake Shore Drive. Construction began in 1949 and the project was completed in 1951. In 1996 they became the first buildings designed by Mies van der Rohe to receive Chicago Landmark Status.

(Larger photos, 2x, available here https://williamboschdotcom.files.wordpress.com/2013/01/mvdrlsdchiiltwn1000.jpg)

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