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    Making Metropolis: Investiture Ceremony for Dean Wiel Arets

    Wiel Arets Investiture as College of Architecture Dean

    Wiel Arets Investiture as College of Architecture Dean
    March 13, 2013
    On March 13th, 2013 the IIT College of Architecture will celebrate Mies van der Rohe's 127th birthday, his influence on Chicago, and the investiture of Wiel Arets. Seventy-five years ago, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe arrived in the United States to lead the College of Architecture and profoundly influence the world’s taste and built environment. Now the college begins another era of influence as it celebrates the investiture of Wiel Arets as the Rowe Family College of Architecture Dean Endowed Chair.

    Advance tickets are required ($50), but entry is complimentary for College of Architecture students, faculty, and staff, with registration. Proceeds go toward finishing the restoration of Mies van der Rohe's Carr Chapel.

    5:30 p.m. - Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres 


    6 p.m. - Short video by the Mies Society and Mies biographer Edward Windhorst

    Free parking is available in lot D1 on 33rd and State Streets.

    Register here or call +1 (312) 567 5030


    S.R. Crown Hall
    3360 South State Street
    Chicago, Illinois

    4:00 pm
    rsvpevents@iit.edu