AD Classics: Seagram Building / Mies van der Rohe

The apartment towers at Lafayette Park. Photo by Raimund Koch. This originally appeared in Mies van der Rohe, Lafayette Park.

Mies van der Rohe's design for Lafayette Park, Detroit, was the first urban renewal project in the United States and one of the most successful modernist developments.

Gericke House Project, Berlin-Wannsee, Germany, Interior perspective Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (American, born Germany. 1886–1969) 1932. Pencil on illustration board, 19 x 26 1/2" (48.3 x 67.3 cm). Mies van der Rohe Archive, gift of the architect. © 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn