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Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Modernism in the Midwest

Wauwatosa, Wis.: Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church (1961) by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Madison, Wis.: First Unitarian Meeting House (1951), also by Wright.  

 Milwaukee Museum of Art (2001) by Santiago Calatrava.

 Dubuque, Iowa:  Prairie-style band shell (1930s) by Alfred Caldwell in Eagle Point Park.

Glencoe, Ill.: North Shore Congregation Israel Synagogue (1964) by Minoru Yamasaki.

Chicago: Frederick C. Robie House (1906) by Frank Lloyd Wright.

The University of Chicago's Regenstein Library (1970) by Walter Netsch of SOM. 

Chicago: Illinois Institute of Technology's McCormick Tribune Campus Center (2003) by Rem Koolhaas.

River Forest, Ill.: William H. Winslow House (1893) by Frank Lloyd Wright.

Davenport, Iowa: Figge Art Museum (2005) by David Chipperfield.

Columbus, Wis.: Farmers' and Merchants' Union Bank (1919) by Louis Sullivan.

University of Chicago's Laird Bell Law School Quadrangle (1959) by Eero Saarinen.
To see further examples, visit: More Modernism in the Midwest & Yet More Modernism in the Midwest

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