List of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe Architecture

List of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe buildings, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Most, if not all prominent Ludwig Mies van der Rohe architecture appears on this list, including houses, churches and other structures where applicable. This list contains information like what city the structure can be found in, and when it was first opened to the public. If you want to find out even more about these famous Ludwig Mies van der Rohe buildings you can click on the building names to get additional information.

Examples of buildings on this list include Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Farnsworth House.

This list answers the questions, "What buildings did Ludwig Mies van der Rohe design?" and "What do Ludwig Mies van der Rohe structures look like?"

  • The 1300 Lafayette East Cooperative is a large, 336 unit luxury housing cooperative in the Lafayette Park neighborhood of the near-east side of Detroit, Michigan. The building is notable for its address "1300" displayed in giant numerals on the North and South sides of the roof which are visible for miles in Detroit and Windsor.
    • City/Town: Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States of America, Metro Detroit
    • Opened: Jan 01 1961
    • Floors: 29
    • Created By: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • 2345 Grand

    2345 Grand is a skyscraper in Kansas City Missouri. It is listed on many sites as being the work of Mies van der Rohe, however, he died in 1969 before the 1977 opening. The work was done by Fujikawa Conterato Lohan & Associates. The International style building is a smaller version of the IBM Plaza in Chicago that is also attributed to Mies. The building was originally built to be both the western headquarters of now defunct Mutual Benefit Life Insurance Company and an IBM office. At the time, it was called both the Mutual Benefit Building and the IBM Building. It was acquired by the Shorenstein Company, who sold the building for $49.5 million in 2004 to Hines Interests LP and GE Real ...more
    • City/Town: Missouri, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1977
    • Structural Height (m): 107.29
    • Floors: 28
    • Created By: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • 330 North Wabash

    330 North Wabash is a skyscraper in downtown Chicago, Illinois, United States, at 330 N. Wabash Avenue, designed by famed architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. A small bust of the architect by sculptor Marino Marini is displayed in the lobby. The 52-story building is situated on a plaza overlooking the Chicago River. At 695 feet, 330 North Wabash is the second-tallest building by Mies van der Rohe, the tallest being the Toronto-Dominion Bank Tower at Toronto-Dominion Centre. It was his last American building. The building's corporate namesake no longer owns nor has offices in the building. IBM sold Plaza IBM to the Blackstone Group in 1996. IBM all but completed its move out of IBM Plaza as ...more
    • City/Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1973
    • Structural Height (m): 212.0
    • Floors: 47
    • Created By: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
  • 860–880 Lake Shore Drive is a twin pair of glass-and-steel apartment towers on N. Lake Shore Drive along Lake Michigan in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, Illinois. Construction began in 1949 and the project was completed in 1951. The towers were added to the National Register of Historic Places on August 28, 1980, and were designated as Chicago Landmarks on June 10, 1996. The 26 floor, 254 ft tall towers were designed by the architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, and dubbed the "Glass House" apartments. Construction was by the Chicago real estate developer Herbert Greenwald, and the Sumner S. Sollitt Company. The design principles, first expressed in the 1921 Friedrichstrasse ...more
    • City/Town: Chicago, Illinois, USA
    • Opened: Jan 01 1951
    • Created By: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
    • Style: Streamline Moderne
  • The Barcelona Pavilion, designed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, was the German Pavilion for the 1929 International Exposition in Barcelona, Spain. This building was used for the official opening of the German section of the exhibition. It is an important building in the history of modern architecture, known for its simple form and its spectacular use of extravagant materials, such as marble, red onyx and travertine. The same features of minimalism and spectacular can be applied to the prestigious furniture specifically designed for the building, among which the iconic Barcelona chair. It has inspired many important modernist buildings, including Michael Manser's Capel Manor House in Kent.
    • City/Town: Barcelona, Spain
    • Opened: Jan 01 1929
    • Created By: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
    • Style: Modern architecture
    • City/Town: Toronto, Canada
    • Opened: Jan 01 1974
    • Floors: 32
    • Created By: Ludwig Mies van der Rohe