Art: Armour's Architect

Good modern architects have something which good U. S. communities want. This encouraging fact appeared two years ago in the appointment of Bauhaus-Founder Walter Gropius, professor in Harvard's architectural department, last year in the opening of Chicago's New Bauhaus. This week it appeared again when 33-year-old President Henry Townley Heald of Chicago's Armour Institute announced that his tough technical school had hired Ludwig Mies van der Rohe of Berlin to direct its school of architecture.

Leathery, massy, meditative Mies van der Rohe is famed in Europe and the U. S.

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