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Old Posted Oct 5, 2015, 3:55 AM
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Total beast/beauty. Campus Brutalism is always cool, way more interactive than corporate brutalism. Some nice examples here at UofM, but nothing close to that massive or (from the looks of it) isolated.
Isolated is an interesting word for it. UIC has a terrible interface with the surrounding neighborhoods - expressways to the north and east, and a few hundred feet of greenbelt to the west. Streets don't connect and there's not a lot of urban legibility in the Kevin Lynch sense.

Certainly Chicago's other large universities do a much better job tying into their surroundings (Northwestern, UChicago, Loyola, DePaul).

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