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  • Illinois 'glass house' for sale for $619,000

    A "glass house" designed by a student of noted architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe in Olympia Fields is for sale.
  • Tim Samuelson: Chicago's cultural historian

    Tim Samuelson: Chicago's cultural historian
    Tim Samuelson, as cheerful and unwieldy and outsized as a sheepdog, plowed his hands inside his kitchen cabinets and rooted about, the clatter of plastic against plastic sounding throughout his apartment. It was a weekday morning, an hour before he...

    Van der Rohe protege-designed 'glass house' for sale

    Van der Rohe protege-designed 'glass house' for sale
    The Farnsworth House, the classic distillation of Mies van der Rohe's architectural aesthetic that would inform modern design for decades, is at its essence a summer cottage. Visitors to the home's site in Plano — nearly 10,000 in 2014 —...

    Trust considers moving Mies van der Rohe home on the Fox River

    Trust considers moving Mies van der Rohe home on the Fox River
    With its white frame of steel seemingly hovering over a verdant landscape, architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House is elegant simplicity defined. But protecting the modernist landmark from the floodwaters of the Fox River is turning out to...

    Floodwaters force Farnsworth House closure

    Floodwaters force Farnsworth House closure
    UPDATED: Flood waters, a recurring problem at Mies van der Rohe’s glass-walled Farnsworth House, have once again disrupted the historic structure in Plano, Ill., near the Fox River. A tweet Tuesday from the account of the museum, @MiesGlassHouse,...