Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Gene Summers dies at 83

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The Trib's Blair Kamin has a good overview of the life of architect Gene Summers, who has died at 83.  Summers worked with Mies van der Rohe on such projects as the Seagram Building and Chicago's Federal Center, going on to create the strikingly modernist McCormick Place after the dreadful original burned to the ground, and served as Dean as the College of Architecture at IIT.  Read it here.

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