Mies in Manhattan, mid-fifties modern: The Seagram Building

An International Style gem on Park Avenue

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe with Philip Johnson, Seagram Building, 1956–58, 375 Park Avenue, New York (this replaces a video from 2011) Note: In the video we call Le Corbusier a French architect, but he was born in Switzerland and became a French citizen in 1930.

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