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Mies van der Rohe’s first high-rise

Tim Samuelson initially discovered the apartment complex—a modernist skyscraper in Hyde Park with sweeping views of Lake Michigan—the way he learns about most things: by reading about it. “I happened to be going through a book, and here’s a picture of Mies van der Rohe’s Promontory Apartments,” says Samuelson, the city’s official cultural historian, his […]