Styles crashing together

I always assumed Mies van der Rohe had built the Richard J. Daley Center until I looked it up recently. Not so. I should have known better. It’s not black, first of all. The steel its made of is supposed to weather, and it has, to this reddish shade of brown. Despite this being a night photo you can see it in the lighter parts of the building. City Hall kind of crashes against it (but doesn’t clash) with its columns and stone. I like how the buildings meet in a very dissonant way, and it works thanks to Daley Center’s clean lines. Don’t ever try to go into the Daley Center with camera equipment. It doesn’t go over very well at the metal detectors.
Styles crashing together
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