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BUILDING
 
 
Crow Island Elementary School
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DESIGNER
 
 
Eliel Saarinen

Eero Saarinen

Lawrence B. Perkins

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LOCATION
 
Continent
North America
Nation
United States
State
Illinois
County
Cook
Town
Winnetka
Address
Serving Grades K-4 - 1112 Willow Road (Glendale Ave.)
 
 
Telephone
+1.847.446.0353
Fax
+1.847.446.9021
Website
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TYPOLOGY
 
ARCHITECTURE
Education buildings
Schools
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CHRONOLOGY
 
Project
1939    
Realisation
1940
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AWARDS
 
1990
U.S. National Historic Landmark
1989
U.S. National Register of Historic Places
1975
Award of Excellence
School Product News and Association of School Business Officials
1971
National 25-Year Award for Designs of Enduring Significance
The American Institute of Architects
1956
Selection as 12th Most Significant Building in the Past 100 Years of Architecture in America
Architectural Record
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BIBILIOGRAPHIC REFERENCES
 
 
Betty Williams Carbol, Still a Special Place. A History of Crow Island School, Winnetka (IL) 1991
Bruno Zevi, Spazî dell'architettura moderna, Einaudi, Torino 1973, tav. 523 [XI. Il movimento organico negli Stati Uniti]
"School "built round a philosophy of education". Crow Island School, Winnetka, Illinois", Architectural Review, january 1942, p. 3
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DIMENSIONAL
DATA
 
Surface
sq.m. 4,420 (sq.ft. 47,579)
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STAFF
 
Associate designers
Perkins, Wheeler & Will
 
 
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