|All of these photographs were generously contributed by architecture student Russell Guest. He owns the copyright. If you have any interest in these images, please contact him directly: Russell Guest
|This skyscraper is the second tallest bulding designed by Mies and the last American building completed before his death.|
International style skyscraperLike most International style buildings, this skyscraper has a glass curtain wall (in aluminum and bronze-tinted glass) but with the variation that the window frames are raised and spandrel panels recessed. The roof is of course flat.
The baseThere is, however, a sense of a base, with a cantilevered porch. A public plaza surrounds the building.
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