SR Crown Hall

sights / Architecture

SR Crown Hall information

Location
Chicago , USA
Address
3360 S State St
Getting there
Metro: Green Line to 35th-Bronzeville-IIT
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The star of the Illinois Institute of Technology campus and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s undisputed masterpiece is SR Crown Hall, appropriately home to the College of Architecture. The 1956 building, close to the center of campus, appears to be a transparent glass box floating between its translucent base and suspended roof. At night it glows from within like an illuminated jewel.