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Chicago Federal Center
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Kluczynski Building information
No discussion of famed Loop architecture is complete without mentioning the modern, boxy, metal-and-glass style of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. His 1974 Kluczynski Building, part of the Chicago Federal Center, is a prime example.
He designed many more buildings at the Illinois Institute of Technology in Bronzeville.