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Also known as Federal Plaza, this urban square unifies Ludwig Mies van der Rohe’s complex of three buildings of varying scales: the mid-rise Everett McKinley Dirksen Building, the high-rise John C. Kluczynski Building, and the single-story Post Office building. The granite tiles of the plaza continuously flow into the glazed lobbies of these International style, glass curtain-wall edifices, visually and physically connecting the interior and exterior spaces. Low, rectangular granite benches and raised planters define and edge the plaza, while a square planting area with four deciduous trees offers shade for several additional benches. Alexander Calder’s iconic red sculpture, the 53-foot “Flamingo,” adds vibrant color to the black and grey pavement. The piece was commissioned by the Government Services Administration and installed in 1974 to great fanfare, unveiled following a parade celebrating Calder’s work, with the artist sitting atop a circus wagon pulled by 40 horses. Associated architects that have played a role in the complex’s long history from 1959 to 1974 include Schmidt, Garden & Erickson; C.F. Murphy Associates; and A. Epstein & Sons. The plaza is home to a regular farmers market and is a frequent site for political gatherings.

 

This file Includes: 

Kluczynski Building: Landmark with 4,000 CO$$$

Dirksen Courthouse: Landmark with 4,000 CO$$$

Loop Postal Station: Landmark with 300 CS$$$

To install this Unzip the folder inside and dragg it on C:\Program Files\Maxis\SimCity 4 Deluxe\Plugin





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Jack_wilds

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   1 of 1 member found this review helpful 1 / 1 member

4/5 like the model and subject.. lotting is better and has something to look at... texture and lighting still need improvements... progress is being had though... so don't quit

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slickbg56

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Another solid recreation. Thank you for this!

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Marchom

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Thank You to share. Great job

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sejr99999

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thank you for sharing all your work in creating this beautiful addition to SC4 cityscapes

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Shanethemain

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WOW! THANK YOU FOR THIS FANTASTIC ADDITION! YOUR WORK IS ALWAYS SO AMAZING AND ESSENTIAL!

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