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Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, the German- American architect that is well known in the Chicago architecture community, would have celebrated his 126th birthday today. Ludwig was a minimalist and most of his designs include the use of steel and glass. Many of his buildings around Chicago are well known. The picture above is of the IBM building, designed by van der Rohe, it sits at 330 N Wabash downtown. He is also well known for his work at the IIT campus in the near south side of the city.
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