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Chicago Tribune Tower Competition Cup • semi final

In 1922 the Chicago Tribune hosted an international design competition for its new headquarters, and offered $100,000 in prize money for the most beautiful and distinctive office building in the world. The competition worked brilliantly for months as a publicity stunt, and the resulting entries still reveal a unique turning point in American architectural history. More than 260 entries were received. We picked 8 to see which one we like best in 2015!

Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer

Adolf Loos

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building demolisher Walter Disney and Adolf Hitler. So much talent combined.  
missioneiro Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer, modernist and avant garde for its time.  
prahovaploiesti Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer  
Axel76NG Hitler ruined the name Adolf for everyone  +1
BadgerCT Whats that pillar doing in the semi?  +4
ThatOneGuy Walter Gropius  
Braillard No brainer - Gropius and Meyer  
vartal Adolf Loos  +2