Originally Posted by plinko
Emory Roth & Sons didn't design the building, Walter Gropius did. ER&S were merely architect of record (which is a totally different thing).
I once read an article or book excerpt that said the tower was originally supposed to be rotated 90 degrees from where it is now (the thin facade on Park), and Gropius came in, rotated the model and deemed it much better.
blame public record for any misinformation
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