Midtown Walk Part III

Mies!:

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The plaza-setback-skyscraper has become such a cliche these days, but back in 1958 it was a radical design. The elegance of Mies' design has held up, even on days when it is barren (the face off with McKim Meade White's Club across Park):

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Everything here is so crisp and thought out:

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The lobby:

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On a snowy day:

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The south side entrance:

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Whiskey bronze:

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