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Ludwig C. Hilberseimer

Ludwig C. HilberseimerOn architecture faculty from 1938 to 1967. An associate of Mies van der Rohe at the Bauhaus, Hilberseimer came to Armour Institute with Mies in 1938 and taught at IIT until his death. The founder and chair of IIT's Department of City and Regional Planning, he was an advocate of "breathing space" around downtown buildings and is credited with helping change Chicago's building codes to encourage such space.

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