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Intersections at Illinois Tech

Explore the Illinois Institute of Technology campus by visiting some of the intersections of street and eras that defined the university’s history. Join Ralph Pugh, Michelangelo Sabatino, Adam Strohm from Illinois Institute of Technology as they help you explore the campus and its history.

  • 1.

    State Street & 33rd Street

    State Street & 33rd Street

    A Stroll down State Street during the Jazz Age

  • 2.

    Wabash Avenue and 32nd Street

    Wabash Avenue and 32nd Street

    Chicago’s grid is gradually replaced by pedestrian-only pathways

  • 3.

    State Street & 35th Street

    State Street & 35th Street

    From a bank to an arcade to a research building, at this intersection you will witness all of that.

  • 4.

    Dearborn Street & 34th Street

    Dearborn Street & 34th Street

    Mid-century modern architecture replaces nineteenth-century buildings on the IIT campus

  • 5.

    Federal Street & 33rd Street

    Federal Street & 33rd Street

    The “Gorge” at the center of the Illinois Tech campus

  • 6.

    Michigan Avenue & 33rd Street

    Michigan Avenue & 33rd Street

    The growth of residential life at a time of transition

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