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860 Lake Shore Dr model860 Lake Shore Drive Apartments

1:2000 scale miniature paper model, about 1.5 inches tall

This 1951 apartment complex by Mies van der Rohe is a very early example of Modernist high-rise architecture. The asymmetrical angle of the two identical towers creates a dynamic negative space amid the strict rectangular grid of the buildings.

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